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Newport hires new city accountant

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The Newport City Council unanimously approved the hiring of Deb McDonald to fill its vacant accountant position.

The council approved McDonald's hiring at its March 7 meeting. The position was previously held by Deb Hill, who was recently promoted to city administrator.


McDonald is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and the University of St. Thomas, and has 13 years of experience in finance management.

"I think she will be a great fit," Hill said

Emily Buss
Emily Buss joined the South Washington County Bulletin in February 2013. She covers local government in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport, along with other general assignment reporting. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
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