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Somonauk swears in interim police chief

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Bill King is sworn in Wednesday as Somonauk's interim police chief during the Somonauk Village Board meeting. Current Police Chief Richard Smith will retire at the end of the month, and King will run the department until December, when a new chief will be appointed. Smith has been a patrolman for the Somonauk Police Department for three years, and he was the interim police chief in Sandwich from 2010 to 2013.[]