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Changes to city aid formula may mean losses for Morris

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MORRIS -- The news coming from St. Paul about the future of Local Government Aid, a program designed to help small cities fund basic services, may not be great for Morris.


Although Governor Mark Dayton has proposed injecting an additional $80 million into the program starting in 2014, his administration is also proposing a change to the formula used to distribute LGA that would leave Morris with less money than it receives now.

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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.