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City of Morris authorizes grant application for community forest money

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MORRIS, Minn. - The Morris City Council approved submitting a grant application for a Community Forest Bonding Grant from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources that would allow the city to plant more than 230 trees over the next three years.


In his memo to the council, City Manager Blaine Hill said money from the grant "can be used for planting trees that replace those destroyed or to plant a more diverse community forest to protect the nature of the forest."

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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.