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Daughtery takes first at Kiwaniis Talent Show

Seven-year-old dancer and choreographer Tysen Daughtery was the winner of the Kiwanis Talent Show on Thursday, June 27, 2013.

MORRIS – Eight acts competed in the final round of preliminary competition for the Kiwanis Talent Show, held Thursday at East Side Park in Morris.

Dancers swept each of the four weeks, with 7-year-old dancer and choreographer Tysen Daughtery winning Thursday night. Tysen won $50 for his first place finish.

Second place and a $25 prize went to magician Sae Sun Kim of Morris.

Singer/songwriter William White placed third.

All three acts will participate in the talent show finals on Friday, July 12 as part of the Prairie Pioneer Days celebration in Morris.

Kim Ukura

Kim Ukura began working at the Farmington/Rosemount Independent Town Pages in August of 2016. Previously, she served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune for five years. 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. She has been recognized by the Minnesota Newspaper Association for human interest, multimedia, business and public affairs reporting. 

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