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Linda Winter-Hodgson's third book, Two Groves of Trees, is a novel based on the story behind a grove of trees near her childhood home.

Grove of trees inspires story of love, hope

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MORRIS - The moment Linda Winter-Hodgson knew the story of her father's tragic first love would make a compelling story was when a neighbor, after hearing the bare bones of the story, told her it would make a great movie.


"I didn't know how to make a movie, so I decided to write a book," Winter-Hodgson said.

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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.