Skip to main content
Morris Sun Tribune
UMM student organization calls for sanctuary status
Assessor Thorstad to retire in August (with video)
Study: Immigrants make up growing part of workforce, tax base of ND, Minnesota
Car collides with ambulance in Pope County
More than a game
Cougars advance to UMAC semifinals
Tiger team season comes to an end at 8AA tourney
Cougars hit 10-straight before falling in finale
Hancock falls to visiting Trojans, downs Rothsay
Tiger gymnasts close out season at 8A meet
Marlyn G. Alfson
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
National FFA Week 2017
2016 Stevens SWCD Annual Report
Minnesota Century Farm applications now being accepted
Farmers to head to harvest
Features from the Farm: Fly control for grazing and organic dairies
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
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