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Candidates file for office in city, school races

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MORRIS – A mix of familiar and new faces are seeking seats on the Morris City Council and Morris Area School Board in the general election this fall.


The filing period for city and school elections closed on Tuesday, Aug. 12.

In city races, incumbent Mayor Sheldon Giese will be challenged by Sheila Hemming.

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Kim Ukura
Kim Ukura has served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune since August 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2008 with degrees in English and journalism. She earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2010. Prior to returning to Morris to work at the Sun Tribune, she worked in trade publishing.