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Education commissioner approves Morris Area/Cyrus consolidation plan

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MORRIS – The potential consolidation between the Morris Area and Cyrus school districts cleared another hurdle early this month when Minnesota Commissioner of Education Brenda Cassellius approved the consolidation plan.


In a letter dated Monday, March 4, Cassellius authorized the school districts to move forward with the plan to combine the two districts for the 2013 – 2014 school year, Superintendent Scott Monson wrote in a report to the Morris Area School Board.

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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.