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Morris Sun Tribune
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 2, 2016
Voters get first opportunity for mail balloting with August primary
MORRIS — Voters in the 15 Stevens County precincts that have decided to adopt voting by mail for the 2016 election cycle will get their...
July 2, 2016 - 5:10am
June 1, 2016
Hughes, Hinson will compete in primary to challenge Peterson
MORRIS — Two Republicans will face off in a primary election to see who will face Rep. Collin Peterson (DFL) in the general election in...
June 1, 2016 - 11:37am
May 18, 2016
Alexandria high school teacher endorsed at Senate District 12 DFL convention
MORRIS — Alexandria High School teacher Russ Hinrichs won the endorsement of the delegates to the Democratic Farmer Labor convention for...
May 18, 2016 - 11:22am
May 3, 2016
13 precincts in Stevens County switch to voting by mail
MORRIS — A quarter of Stevens County voters will have the option to vote by mail in the upcoming election. Thirteen precincts have decided to switch to mail balloting for the 2016 election, Deputy Auditor/Treasurer Deb Brunko told the Stevens County Board of Commissioners on...
May 3, 2016 - 4:56pm
April 14, 2016
Rep. Jeff Backer earns Republican endorsement for 12A
MORRIS — Representative Jeff Backer was unanimously endorsed to run for a second term by District 12A Republicans at their convention...
April 14, 2016 - 5:59pm
April 9, 2016
Stevens County DFL supports reforms in criminal justice, elections, energy
MORRIS — After several hours of spirited and detail-oriented debate, Stevens County DFL members endorsed resolutions supporting reforms to the criminal justice system, elections, and energy systems across the state of Minnesota. Around 50 Stevens County DFL members gathered...
April 9, 2016 - 5:30am
March 18, 2016
Four townships switch to mail balloting for 2016 election
MORRIS — Four Stevens County townships will switch to mail balloting for the 2016 election, Stevens County Auditor/Treasurer Amanda Barsness reported Tuesday. After learning more about the process, officials in Scott, Synnes, Stevens and Eldorado Townships voted to do away...
March 18, 2016 - 3:17pm
February 24, 2016
Local caucus goers will make voices heard on Super Tuesday
ST. PAUL — Presidential candidates have given Minnesota a bit more love than usual this year as the state holds its precinct caucuses...
February 24, 2016 - 4:49pm
September 21, 2015
McNamar will seek DFL endorsement for House District 12A
ELBOW LAKE — Former state representative Jay McNamar has announced that he will seek the DFL endorsement to run for the District 12A seat...
September 21, 2015 - 10:30am
January 27, 2015
Peterson to run again in Minnesota’s 7th District
WASHINGTON – There’s no waiting game for U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson this year. Peterson, a Detroit Lakes Democrat who represents Minnesota’s sprawling 7th Congressional District, which stretches along the western edge of Minnesota, said through a spokeswoman Tuesday that...
January 27, 2015 - 4:26pm
November 14, 2014
Drawing straws for Stevens County Commissioner seat UPDATE
MORRIS, Minn. - The race for District 5 Stevens County Commissioner came down to a game of chance, and incumbent Phil Gausman drew the long straw...
November 14, 2014 - 9:08am
November 7, 2014
Recount for District 5 County Commissioner race set for Wednesday
MORRIS – There will be a recount for Stevens County Commissioner in District 5, where the two candidates were separated by just one vote after the unofficial results were tallied. Challenger Lauria Vavra earned 411 votes, while incumbent Phil Gausman received 410 votes. Gausman...
November 7, 2014 - 3:33pm
November 5, 2014
GOP takes control of Minnesota House
ST. PAUL – Victories in greater Minnesota on Tuesday delivered the state House back to GOP control. It was a lonely GOP victory in what otherwise was an election day Democrats dominated in state races. Republicans picked up DFL seats in many rural areas, helping the GOP...
November 5, 2014 - 1:30am
DFL appears to sweep statewide offices
MOORHEAD – Democratic candidates were leading races for statewide office in Minnesota Tuesday, with only the race for secretary of state close. Final results were not available. For Minnesota attorney general, two-term incumbent and Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) candidate...
November 5, 2014 - 1:23am
Recount coming for Stevens County Commissioner race
MORRIS – There will be a recount for Stevens County Commissioner in District 5, where the two candidates were separated by just two votes after the unofficial results were tallied. Challenger Lauria Vavra earned 411 votes, while incumbent Phil Gausman received 409 votes. Because...
November 5, 2014 - 1:17am