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.
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MORRIS — A Morris woman who allegedly backed her car over a child has been charged with criminal vehicular operation. Christina Minke, 36 of Morris, made her first appearance in Stevens County District Court on Monday, Feb. 9 in front of Judge Gerald Seibel. She entered not guilty pleas to charges of one count of criminal vehicular operation, two counts of driving while intoxicated, and one count of reckless or careless driving. The incident in question took place just after 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6.
MORRIS — The Morris Area School District will offer interviews to five candidates for the position of superintendent. At a meeting on Thursday, Feb. 12, the Superintendent Search Committee reviewed the nine applications the district received for the position and selected five to approach for interviews, planned for Friday, Feb. 20 and Saturday, Feb.
MORRIS - The Morris Area School District will start two hours late on Tuesday, Feb. 10, the district announced in an Instant Alert early Tuesday morning.
Even though I was born and raised in Minnesota, I don't like the winter. I'm really a big wimp when it comes to cold weather. Any day where the high doesn't get above freezing is a day that I'd rather spend in bed with the covers pulled over my head. Last year, my plan to survive winter was a trip to Los Angeles in April — I figured looking forward to hot weather there would help me endure the Polar Vortex here. And while that worked pretty well, I don't have the option to travel to the beach this year...
MORRIS — If a disaster happens in Stevens County, local emergency officials and first responders will be more prepared thanks to a new training organized by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. Last week, nearly 50 participants from Stevens County spent two days at Camp Ripley in Little Falls working together on now to effectively respond in a disaster situation. Stevens County was the first county in the state to participate in this new program organized by the state's division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM). The Minnesota Integrated Emergency Management
MORRIS — On Tuesday, the Stevens County Board of Commissioners approved job descriptions for all employees in the county, the final step in finishing a wage and compensation study that began in mid-2014. Human Resources Director Janet Raguse said there were 15 appeals from staff members related to the wage and compensation study. Some of those appeals resulted in changes, either to the grade of the job or to the number of points the job earned.
MORRIS – The Morris Sun Tribune was named best website among weekly newspapers in its circulation category in the Minnesota Newspaper Association 2013 – 2014 Better Newspaper Contest. The awards...
MORRIS – On Monday, Feb. 2 at about 8:40 a.m. local emergency responders were called to a two vehicle accident on Highway 59 and County Road 8 south of Morris...
MORRIS - The Morris Area High School one act play, The Cove , took first place at the subsection one act competition on Saturday, Jan. 31 and will advance to...
MORRIS — Downtown business owners will have a chance to learn more about project to improve Morris' main street this summer at a public meeting with the Minnesota Department of Transportation. City Manager Blaine Hill told the Morris City Council on Tuesday that MnDOT will meet with interested parties to discuss the project on Tuesday, Feb. 10 at 7 p.m.