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Florine Bannick (center, with plaque) was recognized by Pay it Forward, Stevens County for her work making hats for cancer patients and survivors. Bannick is pictured with members of her family and friends who received one of her hand-made hats.

Florine Bannick recognized for paying it forward

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MORRIS – Cancer patients and survivors across Stevens County and west central Minnesota have benefitted from Florine Bannick’s talent for sewing and generous spirit.


On Friday, April 18, Bannick was presented with the Pay it Forward, Stevens County award for her work making caps for cancer patients and other individuals struggling with an illness.

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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.