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Vandalism - in the form of graffiti, pirate flags and other damage - is an increasing problem at the abandoned elementary school property. With no reuse ideas in sight, it looks as if the city will be responsible for demolishing the building and bidding the land to a developer.

Morris City Council takes first step towards demolishing old elementary school building

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MORRIS, Minn. - Attempts to reuse the old Morris Area Elementary School have apparently been exhausted, it's becoming an increasingly dangerous public safety risk and the costs for getting rid of potential environmental problems could rise soon.


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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.