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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
March 26, 2016
Morris City Council responds to questions on new water treatment plant
MORRIS — Earlier this month, the Morris City Council approved plans for a new $14 million water treatment plant and voted to seek bids on the project. The new facility, approximately four to five times larger than the current plant, will be located just north of the current...
March 26, 2016 - 5:19am
March 25, 2016
City happy with bids for Oregon Avenue, Pomme de Terre Park shelter
MORRIS — After many complications and delays, the Morris City Council was pleased to accept lower-than-expected bids for projects at Pomme de Terre Park and Oregon Avenue at their meeting on Tuesday night. Pomme de Terre Park After complications with the first round of bids,...
March 25, 2016 - 3:16pm
March 24, 2016
Gov. Dayton opens door to buying private prison, some day
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton continues to say he would veto a bill to open a shuttered western Minnesota private prison, but Wednesday...
March 24, 2016 - 1:33pm
Legislation would help farmers make tractors safer
ST. PAUL — Minnesota farmers driving 86,000 tractors do not have adequate safety equipment, some state lawmakers say, so legislation is being considered to provide them financial help to update their machines. "These would be the smaller, older tractors," Rep. Paul Anderson,...
March 24, 2016 - 11:27am
March 23, 2016
Racial tensions stop committee discussion on Appleton prison
ST. PAUL — Black-white and urban-rural tensions filled a Minnesota House committee room Tuesday, with black protesters telling the mostly...
News / region
March 23, 2016 - 11:57am
March 19, 2016
Local leaders share wishes for legislative session
MORRIS — As Minnesota's legislative session finishes its second week, Minnesota residents have heard a lot about what legislators and Governor Mark Dayton hope to accomplish before May 23 when the session ends. This week, we reached out to local leaders to see what their top...
March 19, 2016 - 5:24am
March 18, 2016
Child protection mandates will require on call social workers in Stevens County
MORRIS — Upcoming mandates about how quickly Minnesota counties must respond to child protection reports could require social workers to be on call during nights and weekends, but those requirements haven't been funded by the state of Minnesota. Human Services Director Liberty...
March 18, 2016 - 3:19pm
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
March 17, 2016
Change to buffer bill passes Senate committee
ST. PAUL — Changes in Minnesota's year-old law requiring vegetative buffers received approval of a Senate committee Wednesday. Over objections of environmental groups, a Senate agriculture committee on a split voice vote moved Sen. Rod Skoe's bill to extend until 2025 the time...
March 17, 2016 - 8:58am
March 16, 2016
Legislators to revisit 'buffer strip' law in Senate committee
ST. PAUL — A key water-quality initiative of Gov. Mark Dayton last year — vegetative buffer strips along streams and drainage ditches — is returning for an encore performance at the Capitol in St. Paul this week. On Wednesday, a Senate committee will hold a hearing...
March 16, 2016 - 11:30am
March 11, 2016
City of Morris approves plans for $14 million water treatment plant
MORRIS — On Tuesday, the Morris City Council approved plans for a new $14 million water treatment plant and voted to seek bids on the...
News / government
March 11, 2016 - 3:49pm
Bids come in low for planned Oregon Avenue project
MORRIS — City of Morris officials are pleased with low bids for an improvement project on Oregon Avenue planned for this summer. Engineers estimated the construction costs for the project would be about $2.2 million, but bids reviewed by the Morris City Council this week came...
March 11, 2016 - 3:13pm
March 4, 2016
Transportation, taxes, bonding issues to watch in session
MORRIS — Transportation, taxes, and bonding are the three key areas Rep. Jeff Backer and Sen. Torrey Westrom believe will be covered in...
News / government
March 4, 2016 - 3:28pm
Stevens County seeks bids for paving CSAH 1 north of Hancock
MORRIS — On Tuesday, the Stevens County Board of Commissioners voted to advertise for bids on the second phase of a project to improve County State Aid Highway 1 north of Hancock The bid is for 4.8 miles of bituminous paving and aggregate shouldering on CSAH 1 between Highway...
March 4, 2016 - 10:27am
March 1, 2016
Spring load restrictions in effect in Stevens County
The Minnesota Department of Transportation’s ending date for winter load increases in the Central Frost Zone, including Stevens County, was Monday, Feb. 29. The start date for spring load restrictions in the Southeast, Metro and Central Frost Zones is also Feb. 29. Winter load...
News / region
March 1, 2016 - 2:09pm