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More than a game
Hodgson organizes community choir for Good Friday service
Thousands of sexual assault evidence kits across Minnesota sit untested
Water meter misses
Morris/C-A girls streak to four at Melrose
Storm falls in regular season finale, look ahead to 3A
Cougars vs Saints: A Family Affair
Tigers fall to undefeated Melrose
MAHACA youth off to a good start
Robert J. Leuty
Gordon Frank Ekberg
Cecelia Zinda Novak
Letter to the editor: Violence still impacts relationships
Letter to the editor: Backer must continue to support buffers
Editor's column: St. Mary's kids give a big thank you
Hancock Record Editorial
Letter to the editor
Camila Hernandez Padilla
Minnesota Century Farm applications now being accepted
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
September 10, 2016
Telling the stories from where the wind blows
I was playing in the grass on a farm in northwest Iowa when the wind blew one of my toy structures over and upside down. I marched into the house to complain about the wind to my mom. My mom didn't exactly empathize but she did offer some wisdom. The wind always blows, especially...
September 10, 2016 - 1:05pm
September 9, 2016
Some days and relationships are truly diamonds
"I love being married. It's so great to find that one special person you want to annoy the rest of your life." — Rita Rudner "People say you can't live without love, but I think oxygen is more important." — Anonymous Ed and Helen Jane Morrison have always appreciated...
September 9, 2016 - 3:01pm
August 20, 2016
Talking it over
I had a great time at the Stevens County Fair this year. I hope everyone who attended did too. The weather was nice, the food was great, and there were so many people I knew, it was hard to do anything but just visit. After a summer of heat and rain, we got by with just one shower...
August 20, 2016 - 1:57pm
August 13, 2016
Kim Ukura: On changes and farewells
Observant readers will have noticed a number of changes to the overall design of this week's Morris Sun Tribune.
August 13, 2016 - 8:39am
July 23, 2016
Katie Erdman: Celebrations are fun, but also a lot of work
Summer is a time for a lot of town celebrations. These can be fun and relaxing or lots of hard work, depending on your involvement. For those who are relaxing and enjoying the festivities, be sure to thank and appreciate the other group. I have been on both sides of these scenarios....
July 23, 2016 - 5:05am
July 9, 2016
Kim Ukura: Old is just a matter of perspective
By the time you are reading this column, I will have turned 30. This is a milestone that I've been dreading for the better part of a year that also means absolutely nothing. A year or two ago I started to discover more and more gray hairs, all coming in at the same place up near my...
July 9, 2016 - 5:37am
June 25, 2016
Katie Erdman: Fun on a dairy farm
Living on a dairy farm is a lot of work but there can also be a lot of fun. I grew up on a dairy farm and know that life was not all work but also a lot of play. I enjoyed going out to the barn whenever my dad and brother were milking. While they were busy doing that, I would play...
June 25, 2016 - 5:51am
Elizabeth Golombiecki: 'Dairy' good recipes to celebrate Dairy Month
June is almost over — how can that be already? I guess the saying is true, the older you get the faster time goes by. This week I'm excited to share with you some of my very favorite dairy good recipes. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do. First, with all this heat and humidity...
June 25, 2016 - 5:48am
May 21, 2016
Kim Ukura: Political letters policy is now in effect
Given the number of debates, the volume of campaign commercials, and the multitude of election-related think pieces being published in print and online, you'd think that this year's general election was coming soon. In reality, we've still got more than five months to go. Hooray?...
May 21, 2016 - 5:56am
Karisa Lehmann: Finding the unexpected in Morris
When people ask me where I am from, I say Mankato, Minnesota. Everyone may be thinking, oh, she is from a big town. What people don't know is that I actually went to grade school and high school in St. Clair, Minnesota, population 862. I was a little scared coming to the University...
May 21, 2016 - 5:55am
May 14, 2016
Blaine Hill: Doing nothing is not an option
As the legislative session winds down, everyone is waiting to see if legislators do something. I traveled to St. Paul to participate in a press conference and lobbying effort and it was obvious the outcome of the session is not clear. My message to our legislators and the rest of...
May 14, 2016 - 2:29am
January 30, 2016
Kim Ukura: Finding new skills through mentoring
Because January is National Mentoring Month, I thought I’d write a bit about one of my most meaningful mentoring opportunities through a YMCA program called Youth in Government. Youth in Government is a leadership program in Minnesota that focuses on youth development. The heart...
January 30, 2016 - 3:31am
January 23, 2016
Katie Erdman: Challenges our children face each day
I thought when my children graduated, I would no longer be affected by what I term loosely as "school politics." These are things that affect our children during everyday school activities. However, I didn't realize what would happen when my grandchildren started school. Now I am...
January 23, 2016 - 5:01am
January 16, 2016
Michael Haynes: Stevens County needs more people to fill existing open jobs
Stevens County is a wonderful place to do business, kind of. Kind of because some businesses are attempting to grow but may not be able to because they are unable to find new employees. Kind of because at the same time some businesses are struggling to remain open for the same reason,...
January 16, 2016 - 5:10am
December 19, 2015
Talking it Over: Growing up too fast
Recently, my five year old granddaughter, Josie, said to me, "I wish I was a grown up." I told her, "No you don't. Kids can have way more fun." She looked at me like I was telling her a terrible lie. After she said that, I started thinking about the big differences between being...
December 19, 2015 - 5:43am