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Man killed in farm accident on Monday

MORRIS – A 72-year-old man died Monday, March 3 in a farm accident.

The Stevens County Sheriff’s Office and Stevens County Ambulance were dispatched to a farm site in Swan Lake Township in the afternoon on Monday, March 3.

When they arrived, responders found the victim, Paul Stark of rural Kensington, trapped between the bucket of a tractor and a cattle gate.

Stark was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Minnesota State Patrol also responded to the scene.

Kim Ukura

Kim Ukura began working at the Farmington/Rosemount Independent Town Pages in August of 2016. Previously, she served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune for five years. 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. She has been recognized by the Minnesota Newspaper Association for human interest, multimedia, business and public affairs reporting. 

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