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Morris Human Rights Commission chair Becki Jordan congratulates 2012 Thomas B. McRoberts Human Rights Award winner Bill Rickmeyer.

Rickmeyer awarded Thomas B. McRoberts Human Rights Award

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Bill Rickmeyer of Morris was awarded the 2012 Thomas B. McRoberts Human Rights Award by the Morris Area Human Rights Commission on Tuesday.


Rickmeyer was nominated for the award by a group at Zion Lutheran Church of Morris.

2011 award winner Eugene Pasche said Rickmeyer was nominated for his work across the community.

Rickmeyer has been active with West Central Homes, the Stevens County DAC, Meals on Wheels, the VFW and Orphan Grain Train, said Pasche.

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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.