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Features from the Farm
July 11, 2009
UPDATE SUNDAY evening: Prairie Pioneer Days 2009 was picture perfect
The Marv Meyer Walk-Run at the Regional Fitness Center got the 25th annual Prairie Pioneer Days off on the right foot Saturday morning. Chokio native Andy Schuster and his rock band Electric Allmighty ensured the day wouldn't lose momentum when the sun started to set. Most of the...
July 11, 2009 - 9:59am
July 10, 2009
Prairie Pioneer Days off to a 'browsing' start
It was a subdued beginning to a Prairie Pioneer Days weekend that includes a day-long rock music festival, fireworks and the Grand Parade, but the annual Morris Public Library Book Sale drew a steady crowd of browsers and buyers Friday morning. The Book Sale continues Saturday, and...
July 10, 2009 - 5:03pm
July 9, 2009
PPD medallion hunt over
Travis and Jason Rinkenberger (see photo) of Morris were the winners of the Prairie Pioneer Days Medallion Hunt sponsored by Willie's SuperValu. Travis and Jason found the medallion on the old elementary school property on Thursday afternoon. The children's medallion hunt is 11:30...
July 9, 2009 - 2:14pm
July 7, 2009
Prairie Pioneer Days celebrates 25th anniversary this weekend
Prairie Pioneer Days celebrates its 25th anniversary this weekend with a slate of events that, as always, appeals to all ages and interests. All events for this year's celebration are scheduled for East Side Park in Morris unless another location is noted. Craft and food vendors...
July 7, 2009 - 5:28pm
December 6, 2008
I have no idea what they mean by "comfort food"; I had never heard the word until the past few years. I guess that soups and stews can be described by that name. Anyhow, it's that time of year when a person starts thinking of homemade soup and such. I kind of make them up as I...
December 6, 2008 - 12:00am
July 31, 2008
East side wins annual "Crazy Days" competition
The team of businesses from the "east side" of Morris won the Shopping Cart Races during Crazy Days on Wednesday. While the "west side" team actually crossed the finish line first, the "east side" completed the relay up and down Atlantic Avenue with more water balloons and was declared...
July 31, 2008 - 12:00am
July 12, 2008
PPD medallion found
Vicky Dosdall, of Morris, solved the Prairie Pioneer Day Medallion Hunt, locating the medallion in a tree at Kjenstad Park on Friday morning. Dosdall said she didn't search for the medallion on Thursday, but when she heard the clue, "When you get in the way they honk at you," the...
July 12, 2008 - 12:00am
July 9, 2008
WCROC's Summer Center Day scheduled for July 11 in Morris
Summer Center Day is July 11 at at the West Central Research and Outreach Center. There will be tours on Crops, Livestock Systems, and Renewable Energy. All tours leave from the farm shop. The public is welcome, and registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with tours running approximately...
July 9, 2008 - 12:00am
Complementing PPD's tried and true
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune There will be even more to sink your teeth into during the 2008 Prairie Pioneer Days celebration in Morris this weekend. In addition to the numerous events and entertainment options, this year's Prairie Pioneer Days will feature its first-annual Pasta...
July 9, 2008 - 12:00am
July 2, 2008
Politics, prairies are highlights of two new exhibits at Stevens County Historical Museum
The annual Morris Prairie Pioneer Days weekend offers the Stevens County Historical Museum an opportunity to create and share new and visual exhibits with thousands of visitors to our region. This year the museum will provide two interesting exhibits which have the prairie in common. "Politicians...
July 2, 2008 - 12:00am
June 25, 2008
Annual walk/run honors Marv Meyer
For years, Marv Meyer was the face of the annual walk-run event at the University of Minnesota, Morris held in conjunction with Prairie Pioneer Days. Now, the event bears his name, too. Meyer, a long-time teacher and coach at Morris Area, established the walk-run about 20 years...
June 25, 2008 - 12:00am
Maguire featured performer at Prairie Extravaganza July 12
Songwriter and performer Charlie Maguire, the 2008 Arts and Communications honoree by the Minnesota Parks and Trails Council will be the featured performer at the Prairie Extravaganza event on Saturday, July 12 for two 45-minute programs. The programs begin at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. at...
June 25, 2008 - 12:00am
June 18, 2008
Cyrus Days celebration
Fireworks and water fights, which this youngster obviously enjoyed, were just some of the highlights of the fourth-annual Cyrus Days celebration last weekend in -- where else? -- beautiful downtown Cyrus! For more photos, see the Photo Galleries and MyCapture sections of this Web...
June 18, 2008 - 12:00am
April 23, 2008
Charlie Maguire in Morris to perform free concerts
By Elaine Simonds-Jaradat As living legends go, Charlie Maguire holds his own. Charlie's song "Itasca: A Place of Beginnings" has been quoted in its entirety in a new book published by the Minnesota Historical Society.
April 23, 2008 - 12:00am
April 2, 2008
Children's author highlight of Farm Bureau's Heritage Banquet April 4
Stevens County Farm Bureau's annual Spring Heritage Banquet is Friday, April 4 at the Morris Area Elementary School. This year's speaker, Barbara Witteman, teaches methods' courses and children's literature in the Education Department at Concordia College in Moorhead. Witteman...
April 2, 2008 - 12:00am