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Plaid Pillagers gear up for fifth year of robotics competition

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MORRIS, Minn. - If four years of competition has taught the members of Morris' FIRST Robotics team one lesson, it's that simple is better.


Now three weeks into their fifth season, the Plaid Pillagers hope to build on their success - and mistakes - from previous seasons by attending two regional competitions and, perhaps, making it to the state robotics competition.

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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.