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Tickets on sale for UMM Jazz Fest concerts
Jury finds Zumhofe guilty of all charges, security officers subdue him after escape attempt
Morris Police officers committed to community
Man killed in farm accident on Monday
U of M president: We need more money than Dayton provides
Tigers girls stopped in first round
Six Cougars named All-UMAC
Foss, Reller grab UMAC honors
Cougar indoor wraps up in style
Cougars swept by Scots
Linda Schmidgall Yackley
Donna Mae Gades
Paul A. Stark
John Brunkhorst: Transportation funding in critical need
Down on the Farm: We're all phonies
Letter: Make our youngest citizens a priority in greater Minnesota
Letter: Vaccines will be offered as part of preparedness program
Sen. Torrey Westrom: Capitol filled with buzz at beginning of session
Open Houses 030814
Jaina Beth Felton
Bailee McCall Mohs
Landon Joel Hoiland
Area Student Accomplishments 030114
Program seeks to improve honeybee health
Farm Bill: Initial assessment on commodity programs
March 4, 2014
Martinson explains board action at Feb. 24 meeting
During the past year the school district, with the generous support of the community, has been able to significantly upgrade our facilities with the addition of a new school addition and remodeling of the old part of the school. The passing of a bond issue by the voters of the district...
March 4, 2014 - 11:10am
Hancock Spring Community Ed classes
Financial Peace University with Dave Ramsey We all need a plan for our money. FPU is that plan. Through video teaching, class discussions and interactive small group activities, FPU presents practical steps to get from where you are to where you’ve dreamed you could be. This plan...
March 4, 2014 - 11:08am
Steve Henriksen new Hancock city police chief
The Hancock City Council members approved the hiring of Steve Henriksen as a part-time police chief for the City of Hancock. Henriksen will assume his duties as soon as all qualifications and requirements have been met. Henriksen grew up in Benson and graduated in 2003 from Benson...
March 4, 2014 - 11:06am
Talking it over: Tax season
This is the time of year that I dread. Not only because of the cold temperatures or the confinement indoors but because it is also tax season. For some people it may be a time they look forward to as they can file for a refund from the government. However, even if at times, I do get...
March 4, 2014 - 11:02am
February 28, 2014
Hancock man charged with criminal sexual conduct
MORRIS – A 29-year-old Hancock man has been charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct in the third degree after allegedly sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl from Alexandria. Adan Moreno-Villarreal pleaded not guilty to both counts when he appeared before Judge...
news / local
February 28, 2014 - 4:14pm
February 27, 2014
Brayden Dennis Jepma
BRAYDEN DENNIS JEPMA was born February 4, 2014 at 7:47 p.m. to Ryan and Angela Jepma of Maple Grove. Brayden Dennis weighed 7 lbs. 4 oz. and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Dennis and Carrie Jepma of Hancock, Julie Boon of Glenwood, and Mike and Linda Valerius of St. Michael....
celebrations / births
February 27, 2014 - 3:28pm
County agrees to pay half of the cost to tear down Owl’s Nest building
by Kim Ukura Forum News Service The Stevens County Board of Commissioners will help pay for the cost of taking down the old “Owl’s Nest” building in Hancock. On Tuesday, Feb. 18, Hancock Mayor Bruce Malo asked the board to pay for demolishing the building, which is a tax...
February 27, 2014 - 3:24pm
Hancock School board places Adam Steege on unrequested leave of absence
After what seemed like a brief closed session on Monday night, the Hancock School board made some big decisions. The closed session, according to the agenda, was to discuss negotiation strategy. In regular session, the board members approved a Master Agreement which had been previously...
February 27, 2014 - 3:22pm
Talking it over: A great cartoon
I think the Doc McStuffins cartoon is one of best ever made. I have watched many episodes with my grandchildren and I am amazed at the wonderful messages it gives to children. For those of you who have not watched it, the cartoon is about a little girl, whose mother is a doctor,...
February 27, 2014 - 3:20pm
February 21, 2014
Area Student Accomplishments 022214
Scholarships, Dean’s List, Enrollment, Awards, Graduations Graham Andersen of Morris has been named to the Dean’s List at Bethel University for the fall 2013 semester. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must earn a grade point average of 3.6 or above. Lauren Nelson...
celebrations / accomplishments
February 21, 2014 - 2:53pm
February 19, 2014
Caleb Dean Pearson
Caleb Dean Pearson was born January 13, 2014 at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids to Jeremy and Angie Pearson of St. Francis. Caleb Dean weighed 8 lbs. 3 oz. and was 21 1/2" long. Grandparents are Jerry and Carol Ver Steeg of Hancock and the late Dale Emmert and David Pearson of Anoka...
celebrations / births
February 19, 2014 - 4:46pm
February 17, 2014
CRC youth to hold Soup & Pie supper
The Young People of Hancock Christian Reformed Church will be holding their annual Soup and Pie fundraiser on Wednesday, Feb. 26 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Soup will be $5 and pie $1. Proceeds go to Youth Unlimited SERVE trip this summer in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
February 17, 2014 - 9:51am
Jamis Burnett is Hancock’s New Year’s baby
Jamis Chad Burnett came into this world on Jan. 31 and became the 2014 Hancock New Year’s baby. He is the second son of Matthew and Cari Burnett of Hancock. Jamis has an older brother, Jacoby, who is 19 months old. Jamis also arrived with a challenging future due to some movement...
February 17, 2014 - 9:49am
Council will purchase new city pickup; interview one candidate for police chief
The Hancock City Council members accomplished a great deal in a short amount of time on Monday night. In just over an hour they set up a committee to work on a new Relationship Based Occupancy Ordinance, decided to purchase a new city pickup, agreed to interview one candidate for...
February 17, 2014 - 9:45am
Talking it over: Saving valentines
When we moved a few years ago I threw out a lot of stuff. Things that I had kept through the years for sentimental reasons but suddenly realized I really didn’t need to keep. Among the things that landed in the garbage can were some valentine gifts. Over the years I had saved a...
February 17, 2014 - 9:43am