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Talking it over
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Pearl Harbor attack marks 75th year
Tigers gymnastics growing to new heights (with video)
Two earn additional honors from NSCAA
Four Cougars to play in All-Star Game
MAHACA opens season 2-0 (with video)
Owls aim high for 2016-2017 season (with video)
Susan Ann (Stimmler) Ulrich
Alice Marie Leuty
Dennis H Johnson
Letters to the Editor
Talking it over: Giving thanks
Letters to the Editor
Farmers to head to harvest
Features from the Farm: Fly control for grazing and organic dairies
U.S. House Agriculture Committee chairman visits Minnesota
NRCS funding available to develop monarch butterfly habitats
July rains provide moisture boost for area crops
May 10, 2016
Growing Green: Planting Trees
This unseasonably warm spring has encouraged avid home gardeners to get a jump start on their veggies. Potatoes, onions, peas, lettuce, spinach and radish have been planted, and it’s just about warm enough to get the tomatoes, beans and peppers in the ground. You want the soil...
May 10, 2016 - 5:53am
May 3, 2016
Burning household garbage source of pollution, report says
ST. PAUL – Illegal garbage burning – in open fires and burn barrels – is a persistent source of pollution in Minnesota, according to a feature story in the May–June Minnesota Conservation Volunteer magazine. Burning garbage can release toxins into the surrounding air, soil...
May 3, 2016 - 10:29am
April 28, 2016
History of the Morris Fire Department to be featured on Postcards May 1
MORRIS – “When the Call Comes,” a documentary about the history of the Morris Fire Department, will be broadcasted on Pioneer Public Television...
April 28, 2016 - 1:56pm
April 23, 2016
UPDATE: Kensington man killed in one-car rollover (April 2016)
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - Authorities have identified the driver who was killed in a roll-over south of Kensington early Saturday morning. The crash happened at about 6 a.m. on Pope Douglas Road SW. Douglas County law enforcement has determined that a 1999 Ford Taurus was being driven...
April 23, 2016 - 4:16pm
April 11, 2016
Growing Green: Peony Care for your Home Garden
This early spring weather has had many benefits. The ground has thawed, mud season was short, and many early flowering plants are beginning to emerge…but wait, is that snow I am hearing in the forecast? What’s a gardener to do? Fortunately, protecting plants from cold can be...
April 11, 2016 - 3:17am
March 29, 2016
Growing Green: Grow a Rainbow for Health and Nutrition
I love fresh, garden grown, produce! In March, I start my seeds and dream of the day I will harvest my first fruits and vegetables! There are so many varieties and so many shapes, colors, textures. Which, in the long run, will be the best to grow; the healthiest to eat? Look for...
March 29, 2016 - 2:18pm
March 23, 2016
Racial tensions stop committee discussion on Appleton prison
ST. PAUL — Black-white and urban-rural tensions filled a Minnesota House committee room Tuesday, with black protesters telling the mostly...
March 23, 2016 - 11:57am
March 21, 2016
Growing Green: Ticks already out in Minnesota
If you’re like me, you have been reveling in this glorious, early spring. I saw my first robin on Sunday, the red winged black birds have returned to create chaos in the tree tops, and one other early arriver is out there, the ubiquitous deer tick! University of Minnesota Entomologist...
March 21, 2016 - 9:43am
March 9, 2016
Growing Green: Five Steps to Conserving Water in Your Garden
2016 is the year to Water Wisely! From container plantings to lawns and garden, in 2016 the Consumer Horticulture Team at University of Minnesota Extension will be working statewide to help landowners use their water resources wisely. Educational workshops, informational posters,...
March 9, 2016 - 3:47pm
March 1, 2016
Spring load restrictions in effect in Stevens County
The Minnesota Department of Transportation’s ending date for winter load increases in the Central Frost Zone, including Stevens County, was Monday, Feb. 29. The start date for spring load restrictions in the Southeast, Metro and Central Frost Zones is also Feb. 29. Winter load...
March 1, 2016 - 2:09pm
February 13, 2016
Building a green dairy on the prairie
MORRIS — Later this spring, two new wind turbines and a new solar array will be installed at the West Central Research and Outreach Center...
February 13, 2016 - 5:52am
February 10, 2016
High court maintains conviction in Eric Dean death
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Supreme Court rejected an appeal of the woman convicted in the death of 4-year-old Eric Dean three years ago. Wednesday's ruling says Amanda Lea Peltier's trial was fair and her life sentence, with the possibility of supervised release after 30 years, will...
February 10, 2016 - 11:41am
January 29, 2016
Western Minnesota has role in slowing climate change
A front-row seat in Paris helped University of Minnesota, Morris professor Arne Kildegaard see the potential of an agricultural region in addressing...
January 29, 2016 - 4:22pm
January 23, 2016
Collaboration key for retiring judge who helped bring drug court to Stevens County
MORRIS — Last Thursday, Jan. 14, the courtroom at the Stevens County Courthouse was filled with sounds that can be unfamiliar in a court...
January 23, 2016 - 5:44am
December 15, 2015
Man charged with moving body of teen who disappeared
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A man has been charged in connection with the death of a Minnesota college student who disappeared this fall, her body later...
December 15, 2015 - 11:40am