ALBERT LEA, Minn. - After filing a request through the courts, Freeborn County Sheriff Kurt Freitag is learning he will receive the salary he was hoping for.
Back in May, KIMT News 3 told you the Sheriff was hoping to up his $97,000 salary.
This is after researching other counties and learning sheriffs in similarly-sized areas averaged a salary closer to $120,000.
Thursday, Sheriff Freitag told KIMT News 3's Katie Lange the courts have ruled in his favor.
His new salary comes out to $113,000.