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Stevens Co. Commissioners look to trim 8.22 percent levy increase

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MORRIS - The Stevens County Board of Commissioners are looking to cut salary increases for some county employees and elected officials and not add some new county staff in order to decrease their 2013 levy.


During a budget discussion on Wednesday, Dec. 5, Commissioner Ron Staples presented a list of 14 potential changes to the 2013 budget, including cutting back salary increases for department heads, non-union employees and elected officials from 2.5 percent to 1.5 percent.

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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.