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Dana, Reese and Payton Leman

Leman family recovering from tornado in central Illinois

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MORRIS – Sunday, Nov. 17 started out like it usually did for Dana Leman and her daughters, Payton and Reese. Leman headed to a church near her home in Washington, Ill., while Payton and Reese were with their father, Chris, in a nearby town.


“I didn’t know the weather was supposed to be bad – we knew that there were supposed to be some strong storms coming through but I had not heard anything about tornados,” said Leman.

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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.