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Local parents caught in child care shortage

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MORRIS -- When Katie and Travis Campbell found out they were expecting their second son, Caleb, they started investigating options for daycare.


They wanted to place Caleb with the same provider who cared for their five-year-old son, Carson, a woman they got along with and knew well. Because taking Caleb would have put their provider over state-mandated limits on the number of infants in her care, she applied for a variance immediately after Caleb was born.

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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.