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BV county supervisors accept sheriff's resignation

STORM LAKE, Iowa (KTIV) - The Buena Vista County, Iowa Sheriff is taking final steps to turn in his badge after more than 30 years.

Buena Vista County Supervisors approved the resignation of Gary Launderville Tuesday. Launderville won numerous awards for his work in the county.He's leaving to be with his wife and five young children who live in Lake Ozark, Missouri.

Supervisors will appoint Major Doug Simons to serve as the interim sheriff on April 1. Simons will hold that position until the November general election. From there, it will be whomever is elected.

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