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Aaron Jordan sworn in as county attorney

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On Wednesday, Aug. 31, Aaron Jordan was sworn in as Stevens County Attorney by 8th Judicial District Judge Charles Glasrud.

Jordan, formerly the assistant county attorney in Cass County, was approved by a vote of 4 to 1 by the Stevens County Commissioners in July. His first day of work was Monday, Aug. 29.

Per an agreement with the City of Morris, Jordan will also serve as the city attorney. Jordan will fill out the almost 3-1/2 years remaining for the elected office.

Jordan is a North Dakota native who also lived in the Dassel and Cokato area. He is a 1998 graduate of Park University, in Missouri, and earned his law degree at William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul. He is a U.S. Air Force veteran.

Jordan was a Judicial Law Clerk for Judge Paul Nelson in Chippewa County from 2001 to 2004, and had a private law practice and was an Assistant Public Defender for the 8th Judicial District in Kandiyohi County from 2004 to 2008. He joined the Cass County Attorney's Office in 2008, working primarily on prosecutions.

Kim Ukura

Kim Ukura began working at the Farmington/Rosemount Independent Town Pages in August of 2016. Previously, she served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune for five years. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2008 with degrees in English and journalism. She earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2010. Prior to returning to Morris to work at the Sun Tribune, she worked in trade publishing. She has been recognized by the Minnesota Newspaper Association for human interest, multimedia, business and public affairs reporting. 

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