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Nobles County administrator contract signed


WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County Commissioners unanimously approved an employment agreement with Thomas Johnson of Eagle, Colo., to serve as the county's new administrator during Tuesday's board meeting.

The contract spells out the terms of Johnson's employment, including that he will collect an annual salary of $116,970 ($4,481.60 per pay period). Johnson will begin work with the county on Feb. 25.

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Julie Buntjer
Julie Buntjer joined the Daily Globe newsroom in December 2003, after working more than nine years for weekly newspapers. A native of Worthington and graduate of Worthington High School, then-Worthington Community College and South Dakota State University, she has a bachelor's degree in agriculture journalism. At the Daily Globe, Julie covers the agricultural beat, as well as Nobles County government, watersheds, community news and feature stories. In her spare time, she enjoys needlework (cross-stitch and hardanger embroidery), reading, travel, fishing and spending time with family. Find more of her stories of farm life, family and various other tidbits at
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