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Five counties consider a merged public health system

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MORRIS, Minn. – To ensure the long-term viability of public health in the region, three public health departments are investigating what it would take to integrate their services beginning in January 2015.


On Monday, members of the Horizon Community Health Board Restructuring Committee met with the Stevens County Board of Commissioners to discuss the integration project.

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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.