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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
August 16, 2014
Talking it Over: Who owns the fair?
Grandma, who owns the fair? It was an innocent question asked by my granddaughter while we were walking around at the Stevens County Fair last weekend, but one of those questions that actually had me stumped. After thinking for awhile, I said, “We all own the fair.” The question...
August 16, 2014 - 6:26am
August 2, 2014
Literature in a Hurry: Citizens deserve better from their elected officials
Stevens County Auditor/Treasurer Neil Wiese has, in the past, characterized himself as a champion of the taxpayers of Stevens County. But his actions since submitting a letter of resignation to the Stevens County Board of Commissioners last week tell a different story. There are...
August 2, 2014 - 6:13am
July 26, 2014
Ashraf Ashkar: Demand justice for all in Israel and Palestine
Most of us have been watching the news about what is going in Gaza and Israel for the past few weeks, or at least know that there is a war going on, again! When I moved to Morris with my family three years ago, I was surprised how many people are interested to know about my home,...
July 26, 2014 - 5:18am
July 5, 2014
Talking it Over: Names my grandchildren call me
I have been called by several different names or nicknames over the years. Some are fun and memorable, others I would just as soon forget. But my favorite names in recent years are the ones my grandchildren call me. It seems that they each have their own unique way of addressing...
July 5, 2014 - 5:34am
June 28, 2014
Literature in a Hurry: Welcoming new voices during the election season
Voting for the people who will represent us at the local, state and federal level is one of a citizen’s most important civic functions. I’m proud to live in a state that makes voting easy for everyone, and proud to work in an industry that tries to help citizens make informed...
June 28, 2014 - 5:32am
June 6, 2014
Literature in a Hurry: Opportunities for rural are available in Morris
I was on vacation last week, visiting friends and sightseeing in New York City. It was a lot of fun, and a strong reminder of while the city can be fun to visit, I really don’t want to live there. On every trip, large or small, I always have a moment when I just know that it’s...
June 6, 2014 - 4:32pm
Talking It Over: What will they say about me?
Some day, someone will be writing an obituary about me. I could write my own, I suppose, but I would rather leave it up to someone else. However, I can’t help but wonder how my life will be summed up in a few words. I am sure there will be the basic information, birth, schooling,...
June 6, 2014 - 4:26pm
May 10, 2014
Talking it Over: Paying to hear music
I like music just like most people, but I just can’t understand paying a lot of money to listen to it. I hear about people going to concerts, shows and performances that cost lots of money and I wonder why they don’t just listen to it on the radio or buy the CD. Through the...
May 10, 2014 - 5:21am
April 26, 2014
Talking It Over: In times of change
HANCOCK – For most of us it is difficult to accept change. Especially changes that affect your life or lifestyle. Sure there are those regular changes that are pretty easy to take such as a change of clothes, the change of weather, changing your mind, changing the sheets or even...
April 26, 2014 - 5:15am
Michael Haynes: Working together will help build a bigger, better, bolder community
MORRIS – Teamwork, teamwork, and more teamwork. Individuals (and groups) working together as a team can make positive changes in Stevens County’s future, our future. An alarm bell is sounding right now. It began ringing some time in the distant past. Very softly at first,...
April 26, 2014 - 5:13am
April 12, 2014
Down on the Farm: Goodbye - and Hello!
After filing about 760 consecutive weekly columns, it is necessary for me to take a hiatus – not because I am tired, or have run out of wind. No, I am off on a new venture which requires me to suspend the column for a time. In 2011, I was granted a two-year Bush Fellowship to...
April 12, 2014 - 1:17am
March 22, 2014
Talking it Over: Precious furniture
There is a piece of furniture in my home that holds a dear place in my heart. It is not an expensive piece or even something of extreme beauty. Instead it is something that was built with care, determination and a lot of education. The piece is a gun cabinet that my son built...
March 22, 2014 - 5:22am
March 15, 2014
Sue's Views: All you have to do is ask
MORRIS - Every March for the past 12 years, I have traveled to Washington, D.C. to talk to members of the Minnesota congressional delegation, and really anyone who will listen, about the importance of agriculture research. The Barnes-Aastad Soil and Water Conservation Research Association...
March 15, 2014 - 5:30am
Talking it Over: On being a caregiver
When I was young, I dreamt of becoming a doctor. I would tell my siblings and friends that I wanted to be a doctor when I grew up. As I got older, that dream changed a bit as I realized that I probably didn’t have what it takes to be a doctor or any other part of the medical profession. The...
February 15, 2014 - 5:21am
February 8, 2014
Literature in a Hurry: The death of print is exaggerated
MORRIS – During Tuesday’s Stevens County Board of Commissioners meeting, the commissioners passed a boiler-plate resolution developed by the Association of Minnesota Counties in favor of two bills introduced during the legislative session last spring. These bills would allow local...
February 8, 2014 - 5:30am