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Stevens Co. Board of Commissioners passes preliminary levy increase of 8.83 percent

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MORRIS - The Stevens County Board of Commissioners voted 4 to 1 to approve a preliminary levy increase of 8.83 percent, about $523,000, for 2013.


"I know this is a preliminary budget, but I don't know if I'm comfortable approving it," said Commissioner Ron Staples before casting his dissenting vote.

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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.