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The Fire Chiefs from Morris, Hancock, Chokio and Donnelly support combining fire services in Stevens County. From left to right, Bruce Quackenbush (Chokio), Mark Hollerman (Hancock), Doug Storck (Morris), Minnesota State Fire Marshal Jerry Rosendahl, and Brad Searle (Donnelly). Photo Credit: Randy Willis, Stevens County Sheriff.

Study supports combined Stevens County fire services

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There are no major issues that would prohibit the volunteer fire departments in Morris, Hancock, Chokio and Donnelly from combining into a single, unified department - if that's what those involved decided to do.


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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.