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New royalty will be crowned during Donnelly Threshing Bee
New faculty welcomed to UMM
Morris FMSC packing event exceeds goal in 2016
Zebra mussels discovered in Pope County lake
Highway 59 & 28 intersection to reopen
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
Tigers 1-2 at Osakis quad
Gregg H. Bitter
Hazel Marion Anderson
Richard Alison DeWall, M.D.
Ronald Hawkinson, Sr
Ewald Ludwig Moerer
Talking it over
Letter: Fairboard thanks you for making 2016 Stevens County Fair a success
Letter: We need some backbone
Buddies gets building permit in 2006
Ready and waiting for students
Liliana Elena Mendoza
Lucas Palmer Broesder
Open Houses: August 13, 2016
Theodore Norval Windingstad
U.S. House Agriculture Committee chairman visits Minnesota
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
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
Couple donating new studio for Pioneer Public TV
GRANITE FALLS, Minn. - A new headquarters and studio are being donated and the Pioneer Public Television will be moving from Appleton to Granite Falls, the station’s board of directors announced Monday. Ron and Diane Fagen offered a new facility in Granite Falls as a gift to the...
December 15, 2015 - 11:33am
December 2, 2015
Man connected to Starbuck woman’s death charged with concealing the location of her body
STARBUCK – The man who was last seen with University of Minnesota-Morris student Laura Schwendemann of Starbuck will be charged with gross...
December 2, 2015 - 9:28am
Growing Green: Holiday Gifts for the Constant Gardener
Do you have an avid gardener on your Christmas list? There’s still time to shop for that special, gardening Christmas present! Many local businesses carry items that would appeal to your gardening friends and relatives, including: hand tools, garden gadgets, house plants, bird...
December 2, 2015 - 8:20am
December 1, 2015
Starbuck woman's cause of death ruled undertermined
ALEXANDRIA - The death of a Starbuck woman who was found in a Douglas County field last month was from "undetermined causes," the Midwest Medical...
December 1, 2015 - 2:04pm