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Cover crop challenges, benefits highlighted at Soils Lab Field Day
City approves water treatment plant contract, if state funding comes through
Highway 59, Highway 28 intersection closes Aug. 1
Higher minimum wage, new laws begin August 1 in Minnesota
Local FFA leaders attend summer conferences
Freeman's four hits, five RBIs fuel Braves' 9-7 win
Errors costly in postseason opener for Morris VFW
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
10 possibilities for Twins' GM job
Orphans finish season with a 7-11 record
Fern Haley Rasmussen
Marion I. DeWall
Bennett "Buck" Columbus Schaffer
Steve Lang: Traversing inner space with sale-ing adventures
Katie Erdman: Celebrations are fun, but also a lot of work
Letter: Watch what Jay does, not what he says
Letter: McNamar will help landowners with ditch issues
Talking it over: Follow the chain
CotahRose James O'Brien
Grayson Scott Luthi
Jackson Dean Ver Steeg
Billy James Blaisdell
Open Houses: July 23, 2016
NRCS funding available to develop monarch butterfly habitats
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
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...
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...
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
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