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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
2016 Farm Progress Issue
July 22, 2016
Morris man charged after sales of heroin to undercover agent
MORRIS — A Morris man was charged with multiple controlled substance crimes after three sales of heroin to an undercover agent in Morris. Anthony Baker, 52, was arraigned in Stevens County District Court on Thursday, July 15 Baker is facing two charges of second degree sale...
July 22, 2016 - 3:29pm
July 7, 2016
Morris man faces five criminal sexual conduct charges
MORRIS — A Morris man has been charged with five counts of criminal sexual conduct after allegedly molesting four girls over a period of approximately 25 years. Brad Tomlinson, 67, made his first appearance in Stevens County District Court on Tuesday, July 5. Tomlinson has been...
July 7, 2016 - 5:30am
May 16, 2016
Morris Police investigating theft at Common Cup Coffee House
MORRIS — The Morris Police Department is looking for the public's help investigating a robbery at Common Cup Coffee House in Morris late last week. The MPD was called to the coffee shop on Friday, May 13 on a reported theft of cash that occurred in the late night hours of May...
May 16, 2016 - 11:26am
April 22, 2016
Morris Police warn residents of potential phone scam
MORRIS — The Morris Police Department is warning residents of a potential scam where scammers are impersonating a staff member of Stevens County Human Services. In a release Friday, Chief Ross Tiegs said the MPD has recently heard from residents who have received calls, reportedly...
April 22, 2016 - 9:39am
March 29, 2016
Morris grad arrested in Stevens County on warrant for Montana sexual assault
MORRIS — A Morris Area High School graduate accused of sexually assaulting a Montana woman last October was arrested in Stevens County...
March 29, 2016 - 11:16am
March 11, 2016
McArdell sentenced to one year in jail for dumping 18-year-old's body
ALEXANDRIA — A 21-year-old Starbuck man was sentenced to one year in jail for interfering with the body of Laura Schwendemann, who was...
March 11, 2016 - 12:08pm
February 10, 2016
High court maintains conviction in Eric Dean death
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Supreme Court rejected an appeal of the woman convicted in the death of 4-year-old Eric Dean three years ago. Wednesday's ruling says Amanda Lea Peltier's trial was fair and her life sentence, with the possibility of supervised release after 30 years, will...
February 10, 2016 - 11:41am
January 25, 2016
Morris Police make four DWI arrests during holiday extra enforcement period
MORRIS — During the most recent enforcement period for Minnesota's Toward Zero Deaths Program, the Morris Police Department made four arrests for DWIs. The statewide extra DWI enforcement campaign ran over the holidays and on weekends from Nov. 25 to Jan. 2. Of the four DWI...
January 25, 2016 - 12:04pm
December 18, 2015
Morris man sentenced in burglary, motor vehicle theft
MORRIS – A Morris man charged with breaking into two buildings, stealing a car from Morris Area High School, and fleeing from police in June...
December 18, 2015 - 3:54pm
December 15, 2015
Man charged with moving body of teen who disappeared
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A man has been charged in connection with the death of a Minnesota college student who disappeared this fall, her body later...
December 15, 2015 - 11:40am
December 2, 2015
Man connected to Starbuck woman’s death charged with concealing the location of her body
STARBUCK – The man who was last seen with University of Minnesota-Morris student Laura Schwendemann of Starbuck will be charged with gross...
December 2, 2015 - 9:28am
November 9, 2015
Waterville man acquitted on criminal sexual conduct charges after jury trial
MORRIS – A 21-year-old man was found not guilty of two counts of criminal sexual conduct after being accused of assaulting a woman at a party in Morris in February 2015. Cody Reinke of Waterville, Minnesota, was found not guilty of first degree criminal sexual conduct and third...
November 9, 2015 - 4:09pm
October 27, 2015
Tuesday Update: Authorities believe human remains found are those of missing teenager
ALEXANDRIA – Authorities have reason to believe that the human remains found in southeast Douglas County are those of 18-year-old Laura Ann...
October 27, 2015 - 11:51am
October 26, 2015
Update: Human remains found in Douglas County
ALEXANDRIA – Douglas County authorities report that human remains have been found in a farm field in the southeast corner of Douglas County. In a press release sent out Monday evening, Sheriff Troy Wolberson said that a farmer reported finding what he believed to be human remains...
October 26, 2015 - 8:31pm
October 6, 2015
Newport man charged in Met Lounge burglary
MORRIS — A Newport, Minnesota man accused of stealing more than $1,750 dollars from the Met Lounge in Morris in August made his first appearance...
October 6, 2015 - 4:33pm