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March 5, 2010
AMC action stirs anger in county officials
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune The Stevens County Board of Commissioners joined the chorus of county officials decrying proposed cost-saving methods the Association of Minnesota Counties presented for legislative discussions. Like other county officials, Stevens County commissioners...
March 5, 2010 - 4:16pm
March 4, 2010
Dairy admits to odor errors
By Andrew Tellijohn Forum State Capitol Bureau ST.
news / government
March 4, 2010 - 3:33pm
March 2, 2010
Wednesday's Area Weather: Mild temps to continue
It was a gorgeous weekend across the state! I hope you had a chance to get out and enjoy the nice weekend. Highs were in the 30s and even a few lower 40s popped-up! Looking back at the month of February, our average temperature for the month was 13.8 degrees. This was 2.3 degrees...
March 2, 2010 - 1:08pm
Minnesota budget improves ... a little
By Don Davis Forum State Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's budget numbers are a bit better today, but not enough for state officials to celebrate. Minnesota Management and Budget officials on Tuesday announced the state faces a $994 million deficit, down from a December...
news / government
March 2, 2010 - 1:03pm
March 1, 2010
10th annual Tomato Fest held at Morris Area Elementary
The 10th annual Tomato Fest was Feb. 10 at Morris Area Elementary School. Tomato Fest gives fifth grade students an opportunity to share information from some of the experiments they have been conducting in science class. Tomato Fest is based on experiments fifth graders conducted...
news / education
March 1, 2010 - 4:08pm
February 26, 2010
Area Weather: Be happy you don't live on the East Coast
We have had some unseasonably cold air across the region early in the week, but thankfully we haven't had the snowstorms that the East Coast has been dealing with over the past few weeks. WEATHER HISTORY In 1996, a bolt of lightning from a snowstorm -- yes, a snowstorm -- caused...
February 26, 2010 - 5:10pm
McPhee extends MAHS's streak in Poetry Out Loud
For the fourth time in four chances, Morris Area High School will be represented at the Poetry Out Loud state competition. MAHS student Thomas McPhee became the school's fourth regional champion at the Center for the Arts in Fergus Falls on Feb. 19. MAHS has been in the Poetry Out...
February 26, 2010 - 5:08pm
Noted children's author in Morris March 4
Minnesota author and illustrator Nancy Carlson (right) will make three appearances in Morris on Thursday, March 4. Carlson is an accomplished children's book author and illustrator who has published more than 60 books. She is one of the few people who knew even back in kindergarten...
February 26, 2010 - 5:06pm
City awaits word in Riley Bros. case
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune The City of Morris is committed to a infrastructure repair project on East 2nd Street, but the City Council is delaying it to some extent to see how Riley Bros.'s legal situation plays out. The city has approved measures to keep the $2.4 million East 2nd...
February 26, 2010 - 5:04pm
City, county, schools brace for budget strafing
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune The City of Morris, Stevens County and the Morris Area School District are all making budget plans based on worst-case senarios coming from St. Paul. Gov. Tim Pawlenty's recent budget proposal would create significant budget holes for the city and county,...
February 26, 2010 - 5:03pm
Welcome Center, WCROC building open
Two new -- and yet old -- buildings had open houses this week, and both were designed and remodeled with sustainable energy ideas at their core. The Univerity of Minnesota, Morris' Welcome Center was officially opened on Tuesday, as was the newly remodeled West Central Research and...
news / education
February 26, 2010 - 4:58pm
Minor in crash that killed Morris woman won't face felony charges
It has been more than five months since a fatal accident took the life of a 77-year-old Morris woman and now the Pope County Attorney's Office has released new information about the case. The 16-year-old driver involved in the crash will not face felony charges, according to KSAX...
February 26, 2010 - 10:48am
February 25, 2010
Resource Connections Expo draws well
The first-annual Resource Connections Expo drew steady crowds Thursday as more than 50 area non-profit organizations exhibited information about their missions and service opportunities. The expo was part of a continuing effort to give greater exposure to people who work in the non-profit...
February 25, 2010 - 5:13pm
UPDATE: Highway 28 open to traffic
Traffic flow on Highway 28 west of Morris has returned to normal, the Stevens County Sheriff's Office reported Thursday afternoon. A BNSF train was stalled by snow that drifted over tracks along Highway 28 west of Morris near the airport Thursday morning. The train became stuck...
February 25, 2010 - 9:51am
February 23, 2010
Local man faces kidnapping, other felony charges
A local man faces several felony charges -- including counts for kidnapping, terroristic threats, burglary and assault -- as well as other charges related to three alleged events in the last two months. Dustin Andrew Backman, 26, pled not guilty to charges in two recent cases in...
February 23, 2010 - 2:32pm