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Auditor/treasurer will remain elected position

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MORRIS – On Tuesday, the Stevens County Board of Commissioners had a discussion about whether the position of auditor/treasurer should be an elected or appointed position.


At their last meeting, the board asked County Attorney Aaron Jordan to research the process for changing the position.

State statute offers three ways to change the position from elected to appointed: a citizen petition, a legislative change, or a referendum, Jordan said.

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Kim Ukura
Kim Ukura has served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune since August 2011. 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.