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Cemetery boards seek land from old elementary school property

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MORRIS – Two cemeteries in Morris are landlocked and have nearly exhausted their options for expanding in town.

Bob Stevenson and Jay Dietz told the Morris City Council Tuesday that the only option to expand the Summit and Calvary Cemeteries is to expand into the old elementary school property.


“We are against the wall, gentlemen, and we would certainly like to have some of that land,” said Stevenson.

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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.