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Bales honored for commissioner service

Standing with her fellow board members (from right) Charlie Meyer, Dan Olson, Jerry Johnson and Jim Stratton, Douglas County Commissioner Bev Bales received the Association of Minnesota Counties’ 2013 Outstanding Service Award. The award was presented to her by Johnson, who nominated Bales for the award. She was recognized for her leadership as an elected official and community involvement. After accepting the plaque, Bales said, “This is very humbling, gratifying and really appreciated. Thank you.”

Amy Chaffins

Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper in Alexandria, Minnesota.

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