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Douglas County Commissioners Bev Bales, Charlie Meyer, Dan Olson, Jim Stratton and Jerry Johnson were sworn into office at the Douglas County Courthouse on January 7, 2013. (Contributed photo)

Douglas County board reorganizes for 2013

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Another round of musical political chairs: The Douglas County Board of Commissioners has added two new members for 2013. The shift has altered committee assignments and new leaders have been appointed.


Commissioner Dan Olson replaces Jerry Johnson as board chair in 2013. Bev Bales has moved into the vice-chair position vacated by Olson. County Coordinator Bill Schalow will continue serving as board secretary.

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Crystal Dey

Crystal Dey is a staff reporter for the Echo Press. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey worked for newspapers in North Dakota, Florida and Connecticut before returning to her home state to join the Echo Press in October 2011. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Staff Reporter Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.

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