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. She has been recognized by the Minnesota Newspaper Association for human interest, multimedia, business and public affairs reporting.
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MORRIS — On Tuesday, the Stevens County Board of Commissioners voted to advertise for bids on the second phase of a project to improve County State Aid Highway 1 north of Hancock The bid is for 4.8 miles of bituminous paving and aggregate shouldering on CSAH 1 between Highway 9 and CSAH 10. This the second phase of a project that began in 2015.
MORRIS — Democratic-Farm-Labor Party voters in Stevens County helped Sen. Bernie Sanders win a decisive victory in Minnesota, supporting him at a greater margin than the state average. Sanders easily took the Democratic caucus in Stevens County, earning 645 votes to Sec. Hillary Clinton's 126 votes. A total of 776 votes were cast in the well-attended caucus at the Old No. 1 Southside.
MORRIS — Sen. Marco Rubio's win in Minnesota on Super Tuesday represented his first major victory. He was assisted by voters in Stevens County, where he narrowly beat rivals Sen. Ted Cruz and Donald Trump. Rubio was active in the state considered to be up for grabs, and a projected record turnout favored him over rivals Trump and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz.
MORRIS – Stevens County voters endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders and Sen. Marco Rubio in their precinct caucuses on Tuesday, turning out in huge numbers for both parties. Sen. Bernie Sanders...
MORRIS – In 2004, Kay and Damon Curfman were excited to learn they were pregnant with their first child, a girl they planned to name Alexandra. But during a routine...
MORRIS — The Morris City Council voted Tuesday to have new bids drawn up for a project to renovate the shelter at Pomme de Terre Park. City Manager Blaine Hill recommended rebidding the project after a mistake by the architects meant the low bidder wouldn't be able to complete the project at the amount previously agreed upon.
MORRIS – Members of the Kiwanis Quartet will reunite in Morris this Saturday, Feb. 27 for a radio-style performance of an original piece written by former Morris resident Chuck Grussing...
On Tuesday, the Stevens County Board of Commissioners instructed County Coordinator Becky Young to apply for a grant that could help pay for demolition of the old Owl’s Nest building...
MORRIS, Minn. - When Thrifty White Pharmacy closed both downtown Morris locations to move to a new building, cutting back on gifts and housewares items, manager Bonnie Koehntop decided it...
Stevens County residents and business will be paying more for garbage disposal services in order to free up funding to subsidize the county's single-sort recycling program. On Tuesday, the Stevens County Board of Commissioners authorized Engebretson Sanitary Disposal to increase garbage disposal rates for city, rural and commercial customers. Individual households will increase from $8.25 to $9.25 per month, rural resident rates will increase from $8.50 to $11 per month, and commercial customers will increase from $22 to $30 per month.