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MORRIS -- One of my favorite television shows is NBC’s Parks and Recreation, a comedic look at life in an Indiana small town through the eyes of staff and friends of the local government.


In one of my favorite episodes in the first season, intrepid Parks Department employee Leslie Knope tries, unsuccessfully, to blackmail a member of the city’s zoning board to rezone a piece of property in town.

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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.