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City lukewarm on pitch for combined law enforcement

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MORRIS – Although there may be good reasons to look at combining the Morris Police Department and the Stevens County Sheriff's Office, right now is not the time, City Manager Blaine Hill told the Morris City Council on Tuesday.


During his city manager report, Hill told the council he was approached by County Commissioner Ron Staples to discuss integrating the two law enforcement entities.

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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.