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Stevens Co. Commissioners vote to fill vacant deputy sheriff position

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MORRIS – The Stevens County Sheriff's Department will be back to five full time deputies this spring.

On Tuesday, the Stevens County Board of Commissioners authorized Sheriff Jason Dingman to fill the deputy sheriff position left vacant after he was appointed sheriff at the end of 2012.


In his presentation to the board, Dingman noted that this is not a new position and that it is already approved and accounted for in the 2013 budget.

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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.