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Morris Sun Tribune
Ground broken for new apartment complex in Morris
New Minnesota license plate option up for vote
House members to host town hall on veterans issues in Morris
Mock train derailment emergency exercise June 29 in Morris
Outdoor classroom will be built at Morris Area Elementary
Women's Basketball: Remembering Pat Summitt
Hancock edged by Ortonville
Eagles seventh in most recent Class C Rankings
Flustered Williams advances in straight sets at Wimbledon
Legendary girls basketball coach Pat Summitt dead at 64
Betty G. Steinbring
Helen A. McNally
Alberta Marie (Grote) Klingensmith
Harold B. Anderson
Margaret Joan Demorest "Jo"
Elizabeth Golombiecki: Thank you to those who get dairy products from the farm to your table
Katie Erdman: Fun on a dairy farm
Elizabeth Golombiecki: 'Dairy' good recipes to celebrate Dairy Month
Letter: We need new leadership in Washington
Letter: Backer, legislators get failing grade
2016 Farm Progress Issue
Three Stevens County farms recognized as 2016 Century Farms
Weekend frost nips some farm fields, time will tell if damage warrants replanting
Stevens SWCD 2015 Annual Review
USDA Sees Strong Demand for Conservation Reserve Program
May 17, 2016
Feds again reject request for a Real ID extension
ST. PAUL — Minnesota has still not done enough work to merit an extension on complying with the federal Real ID driver's license standards, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. In a letter last week, released Monday, Homeland Security officials acknowledged...
May 17, 2016 - 2:31pm
May 14, 2016
Blaine Hill: Doing nothing is not an option
As the legislative session winds down, everyone is waiting to see if legislators do something. I traveled to St. Paul to participate in a press conference and lobbying effort and it was obvious the outcome of the session is not clear. My message to our legislators and the rest of...
opinion / local commentary
May 14, 2016 - 2:29am
May 11, 2016
Morris City Council approves TIF for new apartment building
MORRIS, Minn - As work on an assisted living facility nears completion on the old elementary site in Morris, construction of a new apartment building could begin within a month. Rich Petty, a representative of East Point of Morris, LLC, met with the Morris City Council on Tuesday...
News / local
May 11, 2016 - 2:31pm
May 4, 2016
Stevens County reviews vehicle fleet management, support for E-85 fuel
MORRIS — On Tuesday, the Stevens County Board of Commissioners reviewed a new policy for managing the county's vehicle fleet. In February, the board voted to centralize management of the vehicle fleet and assigned responsibility to Facilities Manager Nick Young. Centralized...
May 4, 2016 - 2:24pm
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
May 2, 2016
Lawmakers optimistic on transportation funding with talks set to begin
ST. PAUL — How Minnesota can provide billions of dollars to fix roads and provide for other transportation needs in the next decade may become clearer within a week. House Transportation Chairman Tim Kelly, R-Red Wing, said Senate and House negotiators probably will meet at...
May 2, 2016 - 10:26am
April 30, 2016
Morris looks to bright future with local clean energy projects
MORRIS — Morris has a bright future with clean energy projects The city of Morris and the University of Minnesota, Morris are working...
April 30, 2016 - 5:54am
Team approach adopted to respond to sexual assaults in Stevens County
MORRIS — April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a time designed to raise public awareness about sexual violence and help educate communities about how to prevent it. This month, the Morris Police Department also released their 2015 annual report. While the city saw a decrease...
April 30, 2016 - 5:49am
April 29, 2016
Bids for new water treatment plant $3 million over estimates
MORRIS — The city of Morris received some bad news this week after bids for a new water treatment plant came in more than $3 million higher...
April 29, 2016 - 8:45am
April 23, 2016
Stevens County to get drawings, estimate on highway facility
MORRIS — Stevens County is looking into the cost and possible design of a new office and repair facility for the Stevens County Highway Department. The current highway department facility has a range of issues including air quality concerns, an aging electrical system, deteriorating...
News / government
April 23, 2016 - 5:40am
April 15, 2016
Senate votes to eliminate confusion for buffers on private ditches
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature is close to cleaning up misunderstandings in a law meant to clean up the state's water. Senators...
News / government
April 15, 2016 - 4:58pm
Mowed lawns, abandoned cars, fire calls and rabbits: Morris City Council reviews proposed updates to city code
MORRIS — Morris Area High School ninth graders got a lesson in local government and civic responsibility when they attended a Morris City Council meeting on Tuesday, April 12 in the high school auditorium. The council regularly holds one meeting at year at the high school so...
April 15, 2016 - 4:15pm
April 14, 2016
Feasibility study planned for Morris southeast side improvement project
MORRIS — The city of Morris is looking ahead to a proposed summer 2017 road and infrastructure improvement project on the southeast side of Morris. City Manager Blaine Hill told the Morris City Council on Tuesday that the neighborhood — North, South and East Court Street,...
April 14, 2016 - 2:40pm
April 8, 2016
Pesticides, farm programs discussed as ag policy omnibus bill heads to House Floor
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House soon will decide whether certain pesticides should be prohibited from being used on golf courses and the best methods for encouraging organic farming. Representatives also will discuss helping with foreclosure mediation for farmers. Legislative...
April 8, 2016 - 4:29pm
April 4, 2016
Senators tell railroads to begin talking safety
ST. PAUL — Warning bells figuratively clanged Friday when a Minnesota state Senate committee held its first hearing on new legislation to force railroads to release more information about hazardous materials they haul. Even some Republicans who generally support railroads warned...
April 4, 2016 - 3:00pm