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Stevens County Highway Department to add staff, equipment

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MORRIS, Minn. - The Stevens County Highway Department will add staff and equipment to expand and improve blading and snow removal services on county roads and for local townships.


On Tuesday, the Stevens County Board of Commissioners authorized County Engineer Brian Giese to purchase a new motorgrader and hire a full-time heavy equipment operator/maintenance worker to run the equipment.

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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.