Morris Area Staff Person of the Year: Rita Rose
What is your background?
I was born in Peoria, Ill., in 1953. My family lived in Eureka, Ill., until I was 5 years old. We then moved to Minnesota to farm the family farm. I attended country school through 3rd grade. Our school closed so I went to "town school," which was Morris Public Elementary. I graduated from Morris in 1974.
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