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City Council votes to reconsider zoning along East Seventh Street

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MORRIS, Minn. -- Business owners along East Seventh Street are upset that a 2011 change to the city's zoning code prevents them from selling their commercial property to a different business owner.


On Tuesday, the Morris City Council took the first step in addressing their frustration by directing the Morris Planning Commission to change the zoning along the north side of East Seventh Street between Columbia Avenue and Iowa Avenue back to a highway business zone.

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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.