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Charges against Morris Area High School principal dismissed

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MORRIS – On Tuesday, criminal sexual conduct charges filed against Morris Area High School Principal Craig Peterson were dismissed.


Stevens County Attorney Aaron Jordan filed paperwork to drop the charges after new evidence collected within the last month made it clear there is no longer sufficient evidence to proceed with the case.

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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.