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Morris Sun Tribune
Donnelly News: 07302016
Community Calendar: July 30, 2016
UMM Preview: July 30 to Aug. 6, 2016
Business Briefs: July 30, 2016
City looks for bids to complete planned road maintenance program
Freeman's four hits, five RBIs fuel Braves' 9-7 win
Errors costly in postseason opener for Morris VFW
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
10 possibilities for Twins' GM job
Orphans finish season with a 7-11 record
Fern Haley Rasmussen
Marion I. DeWall
Letter: Backer’s been there and tried that
Letter: Putting the republic on notice
Steve Lang: Traversing inner space with sale-ing adventures
Katie Erdman: Celebrations are fun, but also a lot of work
Letter: Watch what Jay does, not what he says
Open Houses: July 30, 2016
CotahRose James O'Brien
Grayson Scott Luthi
Jackson Dean Ver Steeg
Billy James Blaisdell
NRCS funding available to develop monarch butterfly habitats
July rains provide moisture boost for area crops
FSA County Committee nominations open
Three Stevens County farms recognized as 2016 Century Farms
Weekend frost nips some farm fields, time will tell if damage warrants replanting
July 23, 2016
Bond refinancing results in significant savings for Stevens County
MORRIS — Stevens County will save approximately $740,000 in debt service payments as a result of refinancing the county's existing debt for the 2009 courthouse remodeling project. In June, the Stevens County Board of Commissioners voted to refinance a current lease bond into...
July 23, 2016 - 5:30am
July 17, 2016
Former Gov. Wendell Anderson, regent, ‘Minnesota Miracle’ architect, dies
ST. PAUL -- Former Minnesota Gov. Wendell Anderson, a truck driver’s son who emerged from St. Paul’s East Side to become a college and Olympic...
July 17, 2016 - 12:41pm
June 26, 2016
Mock train derailment emergency exercise June 29 in Morris
MORRIS — Elected officials, emergency responders, and local residents will be participating in an emergency response exercise on Wednesday, June 29 in Morris. Residents can expect increased activity throughout the city of Morris from about 10 a.m. through 8 p.m. while the exercise...
June 26, 2016 - 5:05am
June 24, 2016
Commissioners split on vote to increase number of full time deputies
MORRIS — On Tuesday, the Stevens County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 in favor of promoting a current part-time deputy in the Stevens County Sheriff's Office to a full-time member of the staff. Chief Deputy Tom Loew made the request to the board on behalf of the sheriff's...
June 24, 2016 - 3:56pm
April 23, 2016
Stevens County to get drawings, estimate on highway facility
MORRIS — Stevens County is looking into the cost and possible design of a new office and repair facility for the Stevens County Highway Department. The current highway department facility has a range of issues including air quality concerns, an aging electrical system, deteriorating...
April 23, 2016 - 5:40am
April 16, 2016
Cyrus celebrates new fire hall, city office
MORRIS — The city of Cyrus and the Cyrus Fire Department celebrated the completion of a new fire hall, city office and community center...
April 16, 2016 - 5:21am
April 15, 2016
Senate votes to eliminate confusion for buffers on private ditches
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature is close to cleaning up misunderstandings in a law meant to clean up the state's water. Senators...
April 15, 2016 - 4:58pm
March 30, 2016
Driverless cars have potential to benefit those with disabilities, lawmaker says
ST. PAUL — Phil Kragness cannot travel like many Minnesotans. A blind double-amputee, Kragness and others with disabilities would like...
March 30, 2016 - 4:35pm
March 11, 2016
City of Morris approves plans for $14 million water treatment plant
MORRIS — On Tuesday, the Morris City Council approved plans for a new $14 million water treatment plant and voted to seek bids on the...
March 11, 2016 - 3:49pm
March 4, 2016
Transportation, taxes, bonding issues to watch in session
MORRIS — Transportation, taxes, and bonding are the three key areas Rep. Jeff Backer and Sen. Torrey Westrom believe will be covered in...
March 4, 2016 - 3:28pm
February 24, 2016
Local caucus goers will make voices heard on Super Tuesday
ST. PAUL — Presidential candidates have given Minnesota a bit more love than usual this year as the state holds its precinct caucuses...
February 24, 2016 - 4:49pm
Town hall meeting with Sen. Westrom and Rep. Backer March 1 in Morris
District 12 legislators Senator Torrey Westrom (R-Elbow Lake), and Representative Jeff Backer (R-Browns Valley), will hold a series of town hall...
February 24, 2016 - 5:22am
February 20, 2016
Stevens County votes to raise garbage rates
MORRIS, Minn. - 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...
February 20, 2016 - 1:06pm
February 12, 2016
City seeks bids on long-delayed Oregon Avenue project
MORRIS — After several delays, the city of Morris is poised to move forward with a major street construction project on Oregon Avenue this summer. This project focuses on the street and storm sewer renovations on Oregon Avenue from East Fourth Street to Elm Street (Green River...
February 12, 2016 - 4:00pm
February 5, 2016
Chokio packed for discussion on environment, buffer strips
A controversial bill passed during the last legislative session that requires buffer strips along public waters and public ditches "stopped...
February 5, 2016 - 4:26pm