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MORRIS – Last year, nearly 41,000 adults in Minnesota helped to mentor almost 200,000 kids across the state of Minnesota, the Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota concluded in their 2013 state of mentoring report.


“Mentoring is really at the core of being able to make a brighter future for our community,” added David Downing, executive director of Kinship Partners of Brainerd, at a community meeting on Monday.

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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.