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Commissioners approve 4.56 percent tax levy increase

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MORRIS – The Stevens County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 to approve nearly the same budget and tax levy increase they preliminarily approved in September.


As a result, some increases in department budgets that were added in the interim will not be reflected in the final budget. The overall tax levy of about $6.64 million, a 4.56 percent increase over the 2013 levy, will remain the same.

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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.