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From left to right, sophomore Paige Loew, senior Sydney Beyer, junior Kaylee Brandt and junior Laura Kuhn.

Morris Area students head to D.C. for distracted driving summit

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Although texting and driving hasn't caused a serious accident in the Morris community, four local students will be working this year to address teen distracted driving in partnership with the National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS).


"We've seen [texting and driving] around us, but we've been lucky enough to not have [an accident] happen in our community," said Morris Area senior Sydney Beyer.

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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.