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County clerk to leave

Fritz steps down as she moves away to be closer to family

County Clerk Linda Fritz has handed in her resignation, citing plans to move out of the area to be closer to family.

Fritz presented her letter of resignation to the county commissioners last week, but will continue to act as clerk until her official last day of May 31.

"My husband, Todd, and I have chosen to move back to Iowa to be with family. Most of our family resides there and quality time with my father has no rival," she said in the letter.

"We have lived in Wyoming for 37 years and will truly miss the wonderful people and the beauty here, but the love of family calls us home to Iowa."...