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Douglas County keeps license bureau, talks public health, solid waste and fire

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Seven Douglas County families can resume their lives as usual without fear they are losing a source of income.

Douglas County commissioners voted on whether or not to turn the license bureau service over to the state at Tuesday's meeting. In a two-to-three vote, the motion failed.


"It stays as it is," said Chair Jerry Johnson. Johnson and Commissioner Norm Salto voted to relinquish the county's control of the office.

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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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