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Kevin Wohlers Morris City Council Candidate
Kim Gullickson, Morris City Council Candidate
Sheila Hemming Morris City Council Candidate
Features from the Farm: Winter wheat, winter rye for forage followed by corn or soybeans in an organic system
Man cited in two-vehicle crash
Owls take on run-heavy Chargers offense (with video)
UM-Morris win one and tie over weekend
UM-Morris trips up Rams
UMM defeats CSS for first time since 2008
UM-Morris goes 3-0 over weekend
Robert "Punk" DeGier
Gary Eugene Ritzschke
David O. Johnson
Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor
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
October 11, 2014
Talking it Over: The future of newspapers
We are observing several special weeks in October including one of the least known of these, National Newspaper Week. It’s a time to remember, honor and celebrate the role a newspaper plays in our daily lives and our community. This role has seen many changes over the years....
October 11, 2014 - 5:22am
September 20, 2014
Jaya Mukherjee: Morris' location has benefits and challenges for visitors
Telling a non-Minnesotan that I will be visiting Morris in Minnesota invariably got me a blank stare and a “Where?!” But, it is this anonymity of Morris’, the ignorance of most people about its existence that was the unique selling point of Morris when we were helping our daughter...
September 20, 2014 - 5:22am
September 13, 2014
Michael Haynes: Property tax abatement is not new for Stevens County
The Board of Directors of the Stevens County Economic Improvement Commission (SCEIC) fully supports and endorses the proposed commercial development project at the intersection of Highways 9 and 28. When this development project is completed the stage will be set to provide options...
September 13, 2014 - 5:08am
September 12, 2014
Don Reicosky: Climate extremes in Stevens County, Minnesota?
Yes, the weather has changed over the last 10,000 years and will continue to change into the future. The key question is whether we as a society...
September 12, 2014 - 3:11pm
September 6, 2014
Talking it Over: Fun times at drive-ins
Summer, with its long days and short nights, makes me think about drive-ins, drive-in theatres and drive-in restaurants. I spent a lot of summer time in my youth at both of these. Drive-in theatres have pretty much disappeared from our landscapes. At one time, you could find these...
September 6, 2014 - 5:39am
August 30, 2014
Chief Ross Tiegs: Pedestrians and bicyclists
MORRIS – College is back in session and the fall sports season has begun, with elementary and high school students soon joining their college counterparts. This is also the start of the season of questions and complaints to the police department about the increased number of people...
August 30, 2014 - 5:18am
Tim Lindberg: Morris Public Library is a true community space
MORRIS – This summer the Morris Public Library found itself the unlucky victim of a confluence of events that led to the flooding of a large portion of the interior of the building. While damage to library holdings were limited, the resulting process of removing damaged walls and...
August 30, 2014 - 5:17am
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