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Kuhl returns to Treasurer's Office

Judge binds felony case over to District Court, but lets Kuhl go back to work

Despite deciding that the charges against County Treasurer Mary Kuhl merit binding her case over to District Court, Judge Wendy Bartlett of the Circuit Court of the 6th Judicial District determined on Thursday that Kuhl should be allowed to return to the office.

After announcing her decision to elevate the case to the next tier of the court system, Judge Bartlett was asked to revisit the terms of Kuhl’s bond.

“They need her help in the office,” said her lawyer, Jason Tangeman.

On behalf of the state, special prosecutor Greg Steward protested that the charges against Kuhl include both a felony...

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