Ex-treasurer accused of stealing from county enters plea

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ALMA, Neb. (AP) - A former Harlan County treasurer accused of stealing from the county is scheduled to be sentenced March 4.

District court records said Diane Grotfeld, of Alma, pleaded no contest last week to felony theft and misdemeanor abuse of public records. Prosecutors lowered the theft charge and dropped a misdemeanor charge of official misconduct in exchange for Grotfeld's pleas.

Grotfeld resigned from her post in July. A state auditor's report last year showed that around $108,000 was missing from the treasurer's office.

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