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UMM photography project to be featured on Postcards
Free tax preparation help for low-income individuals, families available in Morris
Morris Area alum pens this year's one act play, The Cove
Morris Police investigating attack on west side
Hancock spelling bee set for Jan. 28
Luverne shuts down Storm
Late MBA goal avoids shutout
Holland leads Tigers to WCC win
Cougars propel past St. Kate's
UMM track begins in style
Talking it over: Life in a small town
Troy Goodnough: Can we really afford to rely on coal for our future energy needs?
Letter: Jeff Backer is off to a good start in the House
Letter: Republicans should follow through on campaign promises
Letter: Is Rep. Jeff Backer waving the white flag on transportation?
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crime and courts
February 21, 2014
Zumhofe continuance request denied, trial to start Wednesday
WILLMAR — A continuance request by a 62-year-old Cyrus facing criminal sexual conduct charges for molesting a young woman over a period of years was denied Thursday afternoon in Kandiyohi County District Court. District Judge David Mennis denied the request by Eugene Otto Zumhofe,...
news / region
February 21, 2014 - 4:19pm
February 5, 2014
Morris Area High School Principal enters not guilty plea in criminal sexual conduct case
MORRIS – Morris Area High School Principal Craig Peterson pleaded not guilty to four counts of criminal sexual conduct in Stevens County District Court on Wednesday. Peterson, 36, has been charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct in the first degree and two counts...
February 5, 2014 - 5:15pm
December 6, 2013
Two men charged after weekend thefts in area
MORRIS – Two men are facing felony charges related to a series of thefts in the region, including three in Morris, two weeks ago. Richard Donald Allen, age 46, of Little Falls, and Matthew Paul Dehncke, age 22, of Paynesville have been charged in Wilkin County with felony possession...
news / local
December 6, 2013 - 4:48pm
November 27, 2013
Grand jury indicts Starbuck woman in death of boy, 4
GLENWOOD — A grand jury in Pope County has issued indictments charging Amanda Lea Peltier, 32, of Starbuck, with first-degree murder while committing child abuse and murder in the second degree while committing malicious punishment of a child. The indictments issued Nov. 14 are...
news / region
November 27, 2013 - 9:37am
November 19, 2013
Suspects in custody following Sunday morning thefts
MORRIS – On Sunday morning, the Morris Police Department responded to reports of property stolen from vehicles parked at Federated Church and Assumption Catholic Church in Morris, as well as a residence on Iowa Avenue. By Sunday afternoon, two suspects in the thefts were in...
news / local
November 19, 2013 - 11:45am
Issues Sjodin case raised need answers a decade later
ST. PAUL – Dru Sjodin’s kidnapping from a Grand Forks, N.D., shopping mall 10 years ago this week began a discussion about what Minnesota should do with sex offenders, a discussion nearing a time for decisions. The question is whether those decisions will be made by state officials...
news / government
November 19, 2013 - 10:50am
June 25, 2013
Two judgeships open in Eighth District
WILLMAR -- Judges Kathryn Smith and Jon Stafsholt are retiring, creating two judgeship vacancies in Minnesota's Eighth Judicial District, the Commission on Judicial Selection announced Monday in a news release. Smith has been chambered at Willmar in Kandiyohi County. Stafsholt...
June 25, 2013 - 9:20am