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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
Bond refinancing results in significant savings for Stevens County
MORRIS — Stevens County will save approximately $740,000 in debt service payments as a result of refinancing the county's existing debt for the 2009 courthouse remodeling project. In June, the Stevens County Board of Commissioners voted to refinance a current lease bond into...
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July 21, 2016
Australian students visit Morris area to study green energy efforts
MORRIS — In mid-July, the Stevens County area played host to a group of 14 Australian students and their professor as part of a study abroad...
July 21, 2016 - 5:20pm
July 17, 2016
Oregon Avenue road construction project off to strong start
MORRIS — The city of Morris' 2016 construction project along Oregon Avenue is off to a good start, inspector Jason Johnson said. The two-year...
July 17, 2016 - 5:03am
July 16, 2016
Visit to Germany inspires green changes in Morris
MORRIS — After a trip to Germany focusing on green energy initiatives, City Manager Blaine Hill arrived back in Morris with many ideas...
July 16, 2016 - 5:59am
July 13, 2016
Minnesota water buffer maps released
ST. PAUL — Minnesota farmers may not need to install as many mandated buffer strips as originally thought, but it still will cost millions...
July 13, 2016 - 9:15am
July 6, 2016
Towards Zero Deaths campaign builds awareness in Stevens County
MORRIS — Since October 2015, Stevens and Pope Counties have been working together on roadway safety through a Towards Zero Deaths Safe Communities Grant from the state of Minnesota. This grant is part of the state's efforts to eliminate traffic fatalities on Minnesota roads...
July 6, 2016 - 4:52pm
July 1, 2016
Train derailment exercise tests local emergency capabilities
MORRIS — More than 450 participants from an array of regional city and county organizations, as well as several state agencies, were part...
July 1, 2016 - 3:13pm
City of Morris looks at options for solar fixtures on city buildings
MORRIS — A clean energy partnership between the city of Morris's, the University of Minnesota, Morris, and energy consulting firm Eutectics is looking to the next stage of development, which could include solar panels at several sites around Morris. Representatives from Eutectics...
July 1, 2016 - 8:51am
June 27, 2016
House members to host town hall on veterans issues in Morris
MORRIS — Rep. Jeff Backer (R-Browns Valley) will join Rep. Bob Dettmer (R-Forest Lake), chair of the House Veterans Affairs Division for a town hall in Morris on Tuesday, June 28 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. During the town hall at the American Legion, Backer and Dettmer will discuss...
June 27, 2016 - 11:21am
June 26, 2016
Mock train derailment emergency exercise June 29 in Morris
MORRIS — Elected officials, emergency responders, and local residents will be participating in an emergency response exercise on Wednesday, June 29 in Morris. Residents can expect increased activity throughout the city of Morris from about 10 a.m. through 8 p.m. while the exercise...
June 26, 2016 - 5:05am
June 24, 2016
Commissioners split on vote to increase number of full time deputies
MORRIS — On Tuesday, the Stevens County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 in favor of promoting a current part-time deputy in the Stevens County Sheriff's Office to a full-time member of the staff. Chief Deputy Tom Loew made the request to the board on behalf of the sheriff's...
June 24, 2016 - 3:56pm
June 16, 2016
Morris City Council passes resolution supporting special session
MORRIS — Funding for Morris's new $17 million water treatment plant is reaching a critical point of decision as the lowest bidder's expiration date grows closer. On Tuesday, the Morris City Council passed a resolution urging Governor Mark Dayton to call a special legislative...
June 16, 2016 - 5:12pm
June 15, 2016
Bonding panel focuses on transportation, but dispute remains ahead of possible special session
ST. PAUL — Transportation funding appears to remain the main hurdle to a special legislative session to fund Minnesota public works projects and fix a tax bill. A meeting of House and Senate public works negotiators Tuesday failed to produce any sign they are closer to agreement...
June 15, 2016 - 10:23am
June 10, 2016
Minnesota pollution alert issued for Friday, risks through the weekend
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency warns that Friday air pollution will be dangerous for Minnesotans in the west, central and south. With temperatures expected in the low-to-middle 90s, and mostly sunny skies and light winds, the agency said ozone will be a danger....
June 10, 2016 - 10:30am
June 8, 2016
Stevens County votes to reduce speed on section of CSAH 1
MORRIS — After local residents expressed concerns about bike lane safety on County State Aid Highway 1 north of Hancock, the Stevens County Board of Commissioners voted to reduce the speed limit along a stretch of the highway. The speed limit on CSAH 1 between Highway 9 and...
June 8, 2016 - 4:46pm