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Proposed ditch policy meets resistance at public meeting

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Landowners in Stevens County expressed skepticism and concern over a proposed ditch policy for Stevens County at a meeting at the Morris Armory on Thursday night.


The meeting, convened by the Stevens County Ditch Authority, was designed to discuss and gather feedback about a proposed ditch policy to improve ditch management that has been developed by a small workgroup made up of landowners, county staff and commissioners Ron Staples and Phil Gausman.

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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.