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Over 80 participate in Marv Meyer Fun Run
Morris VFW falls despite outhitting Willmar
Orphans win last regular season game
Black wins twice to claim 2016 title
Pirates claim 2016 Little League title over Mets
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
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March 26, 2009
County Republican convention Friday
The annual Stevens County Republican Convention is Friday, March 27, 2009, starting at 7 p.m. at the Morris American Legion, 507 Pacific Avenue. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. District 11 Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen and District 11A Rep. Torrey Westrom have been confirmed as featured...
March 26, 2009 - 12:28pm
February 18, 2009
Minnesota Senate pushes $300 million public works bill
By Don Davis St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - Workers will fix roofs and walls, renovate buildings and, in general, improve state facilities...
February 18, 2009 - 12:00am
January 30, 2009
Recovery bill divides Peterson, Oberstar
ST. PAUL - An economic stimulus package that would send $4.5 billion to Minnesota deeply divided two of the state's most powerful politicians. "It...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
January 3, 2009
Sending a Powerful Message
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune Most people who win awards do so by dint of things they've done. Bill Eckersen is the recipient of the Morris Human...
January 3, 2009 - 12:00am
December 27, 2008
'Biggest crisis' to affect local aid
By Don Davis St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - Minnesota's local governments receive 30 percent of their revenue from the state, so when the...
December 27, 2008 - 12:00am
November 26, 2008
'No More Minnesota Nice' aims to stop lottery scams
Central Minnesota residents are being encouraged to be cautious about a variety of lottery and sweepstakes scams, as state authorities begin a new public service campaign to educate citizens about the growing fraud. According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, the state...
November 26, 2008 - 12:00am
July 9, 2008
Congress bird dogs hard-won Farm Bill
By Scott Wente St. Paul Capitol Bureau Congressional agriculture leaders moved from crafting a farm bill to skeptically watching Bush administration officials put it into action. Congress used two veto overrides to make the sweeping agriculture policy law.
July 9, 2008 - 12:00am
June 25, 2008
NRCS official says conservation wins big in 2008 Farm Bill
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune The 2008 Farm Bill is a piece of legislation that was difficult to work into law, but ultimately it will prove to be a great benefit to agriculture in general and conservation specifically. Bill Hunt, State Conservationist for Minnesota's Natural Resource...
June 25, 2008 - 12:00am
June 7, 2008
Symposium panel: Local energy a must in uncertain times
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune Communities will need to keep seeking new energy alternatives, in addition to some of the ground-breaking work already being done in rural Minnesota. Five state legislators addressed local energy in a forum that was part of the sixth-annual Symposium on...
June 7, 2008 - 12:00am
May 24, 2008
GOP leaders: 2008 session a 'mixed bag'
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune The 2008 Legislature adjourned on time, which alone, given recent history, bestows a good grade on lawmakers' effort. As for the rest of the session, a member of the state's Senate Republican Caucus called it a "mixed bag" of accomplishments and missed...
May 24, 2008 - 12:00am
May 11, 2008
Conrad rebuts Schafer/Bush farm bill criticism
BISMARCK--Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., has accused the Bush administration of "smoking something" and engaging in "the pot calling the kettle black," because of the president's threat to veto the new farm bill. A House-Senate conference committee reached agreement Thursday on the latest...
May 11, 2008 - 12:00am
February 23, 2008
Money crunch will limit lawmakers in 2008 session
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune Plenty of issues are pressing down on Minnesota legislators, none more so than a hefty transportation package that has set up the first round of political gamesmanship in the 2008 session. But area lawmakers Torrey Westrom and Bill Ingebrigtsen said Friday...
February 23, 2008 - 12:00am
January 21, 2008
Farm bill outcome affects conservation
ST. PAUL - Agreement on new federal agriculture policies still could be at least two months away, and top negotiators told a conservation group Saturday that may put increased funding for their favorite projects at risk. Conservationists stand to benefit from billions of dollars...
January 21, 2008 - 12:00am