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Commissioners consider 2014 ditch levies

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MORRIS – On Tuesday, the Stevens County Board of Commissioners took a first look at the proposed ditch levies for 2014.

Auditor/Treasurer Neil Wiese told the board that only two of the county’s 30 ditches have major levy increases planned.


County Engineer Brian Giese and Wiese proposed increasing the levies for CD2 and CD3 up to $20,000, from $5,000 and $4,000 respectively, to pay for planned and completed projects. 

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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.