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School board bans hats in new high school dress code

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MORRIS, Minn. – The Morris Area School Board voted 7-1 on Tuesday in favor of a new handbook for Morris Area High School that, among other changes, alters the dress code to ban hats or caps at the high school.


During visitor comments parent Sue Dieter, who served on a committee that offered input on the handbook, asked the school board to reconsider the ban on wearing hats or caps. Dieter is also the publisher of the Morris Sun Tribune.

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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.