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Women take leadership roles in local government

Modified: Wednesday, Jan 16th, 2013

Photos/ Pat Mitchell. Platte County Commissioner Sandy Kontour and Wheatland Mayor Jean Dixon are the first women elected to their respective offices. Kontour is serving her first political term, while Dixon was Platte County Clerk for 12 years.

WHEATLAND - With the election of the first female Platte County Commissioner out of 46 who have served this county over its history and the first woman mayor of Wheatland in 2011, local government is no longer the male bastion it once was.

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