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Stevens Co. Human Services sees "uptick" in assistance requests

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MORRIS -- Stevens County spent about $791,400 for social service programs in 2012, Stevens County Human Services Director Joanie Murphy told the Stevens County Board of Commissioners during her annual update on Tuesday.


This figure does not include money used for income maintenance, which Murphy said is primarily money that passes through the county from the federal and state governments. None of the money for these program comes from county levy money.

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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.