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Morris native pursues her love of theater in the rural Midwest
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Homecoming coronation at MAHS Monday
U.S. Highway 59 north opens
Tigers remain undefeated after eight
NLS turns back Crusaders
Prep Football: Minneota edges 'Jacks in OT
WCT Sports Show: Willmar and Morris volleyball play crucial matches; Willmar girls cross country rolls
Wolves legend Kevin Garnett to retire
Donald J. Klein
Janice B. Kroc
Mary Ann Bertram
Reading is one reason for long life
Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor
Talking it over
Telling the stories from where the wind blows
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
July 17, 2009
Council rejects petition to widen another Highland Homes Addition roadway
The Morris City Council on Tuesday unanimously rejected a petition that Highland Drive be restored to a 40-foot width while the Highland Homes Addition is under construction. The petition, signed by 23 residents, came on the heels of the council's recent decision to restore Sunnyslope...
July 17, 2009 - 6:54pm
Morris firefighters, city manager disagree on contributions to pensions
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune A disagreement about city money that goes to the Morris Fire Department Relief Association's pension fund will be hashed out during an informational meeting July 23. Morris City Manager Blaine Hill, in an effort to shave costs as the state's economic crisis...
July 17, 2009 - 6:48pm
June 24, 2009
UPDATE: Sunnyslope Road won't be narrowed
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune Heeding a request from Highland Homes neighborhood residents, the Morris City Council voted to keep Sunnyslope Road...
June 24, 2009 - 10:58am
May 8, 2009
AGENDA - CITY COUNCIL OF MORRIS, MINNESOTA MAY 12, 2009 REGULAR MEETING 10:15 A.M. MORRIS AREA HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM I. CALL MEETING TO ORDER II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE III. ROLL CALL IV. CITIZEN'S COMMENTS V. PUBLIC HEARINGS VI. READING AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES A. 4/28/09...
May 8, 2009 - 3:55pm
April 3, 2009
Former Sebeka councilman charged with kidnapping; allegedly spoke of murder-suicide
A former Sebeka city councilman has been charged with kidnapping and allegedly spoke openly about a murder-suicide plot. Randy Lee Pickar, 53, was charged Tuesday, March 31 in Wadena County District Court with kidnapping -- no great bodily harm, and terroristic threats. He also faces...
April 3, 2009 - 10:31am
February 13, 2009
Ingebrigtsen named to Governor's Workforce Group
(ST. PAUL) - State Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen of Alexandria has been named to the Governor's Workforce Development Council, a board developed to prepare workers for a changing economy and ensure an adequate number of skilled workers are available for Minnesota's employers. The...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
January 17, 2009
City Council approves lodging tax to aid Chamber promotion efforts
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune Morris hotels and motels will pay a lodging tax, the proceeds of which will be used to promote tourism. The City Council on Tuesday approved a 3 percent tax on the gross receipts of hotels and motels.
January 17, 2009 - 12:00am
January 6, 2009
Morris City Council to change meetings
The Morris City Council welcomed back two incumbent members and made changes to the way it will conduct meetings in the future. The council...
January 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 3, 2009
Local governments reorganize for 2009
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune The Stevens County Board of Commissioners, the Morris City Council and the Morris Area School Board will meet early next week to swear in newly elected members and reorganize for 2009. The school board will swear in three new members and one incumbent...
January 3, 2009 - 12:00am
December 20, 2008
Budget '08: Morris to lose $128,000
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune The City of Morris will lose almost $128,000 in Local Government Aid this month based on Gov. Tim Pawlenty proposal to take back a substantial sum of aid to cities to help offset the state's current budget shortfall. The lose wasn't as much as city officials...
December 20, 2008 - 12:00am
December 11, 2008
Eckersen wins Human Rights Award
Bill Eckersen has been named the recipient of the 2008 Morris Human Rights Award. Eckersen was nominated by Morris resident Liz Hinds for furthering...
December 11, 2008 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
Write-ins elected in Donnelly
Howard Hennen won easy re-election as mayor of Donnelly, even though his name wasn't on the ballot. Hennen received 93 write-in votes in Tuesday's balloting. Candidate Gregory Greiner had 53 votes in the mayoral race. His name also appeared in the write-ins for the Donnelly...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
October 18, 2008
City's downtown improvements may be wrapped up Nov. 1
Street work in Morris' downtown area could be completed Nov. 1 or shortly after. City Manager Blaine Hill told the Morris City Council at its meeting Tuesday that the improvement project is moving along on schedule, despite recent rains. There are about two weeks of work left on...
October 18, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
UPDATE -- Forum set for local government candidates
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune Candidates for local government offices will discuss their views during a candidate forum on Thursday, Oct. 9 in Morris. The forum is 7 p.m. at the Morris American Legion.
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
City residents can expect tax decrease
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune Morris residents can expect a tax decrease in their city's 2009 budget. The Morris City Council voted Tuesday to approve a $1.1 million tax levy, which represents a 5.5 percent decrease from 2007. The council also approved a preliminary 2009 operating...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am