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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
Literature in a Hurry
July 9, 2016
Kim Ukura: Old is just a matter of perspective
By the time you are reading this column, I will have turned 30. This is a milestone that I've been dreading for the better part of a year that also means absolutely nothing. A year or two ago I started to discover more and more gray hairs, all coming in at the same place up near my...
July 9, 2016 - 5:37am
March 5, 2016
Kim Ukura: Musings on main street
One of the best parts of my week was the chance to attend Soup and Substance, a monthly event hosted by the Office of Community Engagement at the University of Minnesota, Morris where community members gather for lunch and a discussion. The topic for this month — a conversation...
March 5, 2016 - 5:15am
October 24, 2015
Literature in a Hurry: New policy on student clubs needed more time for scrutiny
Talking about process can be boring, but I'm afraid it's important this week as we as a community consider the Morris Area School Board's decision to recognize the Gay Straight Alliance as an official student organization. I won't go through the details of Monday's school board...
October 24, 2015 - 5:53am
August 15, 2015
Literature in a Hurry: Seeing drug court in action
One of the hardest things about reporting is deciding what you have to leave out of a story. The feature story for this week's paper is about the Eighth Judicial District's drug court, which has been operating for just over a year. By nearly every measure, drug court is a program...
August 15, 2015 - 6:25am
June 13, 2015
Literature in a Hurry: Weekends at home and weekends away
This weekend, I'm getting out of town. By 5:30 on Friday afternoon, I'll be on the road with friends, heading to my parent's cabin in Wisconsin for a long weekend. It's my first weekend at the lake this year and I couldn't be more excited. I told a friend in the audience at...
June 13, 2015 - 5:15am
March 7, 2015
Literature in a Hurry: Being 'busy' and living well
How many times have you had this conversation standing in front of the bagged carrots at Willie's? Person 1: Hey! How are you? Person 2: Good. Busy! How are you? Person 1: Pretty good, also busy. Some weather out there? Person 2: Oh my gosh, it's cold. I can't wait for...
March 7, 2015 - 7:38am
Literature in a Hurry: My winter survival kit
Even though I was born and raised in Minnesota, I don't like the winter. I'm really a big wimp when it comes to cold weather. Any day where the high doesn't get above freezing is a day that I'd rather spend in bed with the covers pulled over my head. Last year, my plan to survive...
February 7, 2015 - 5:46am
January 3, 2015
Literature in a Hurry: Fresh eyes, fresh start for the new year
I always feel like the changing calendar gives me the chance to look at life with a fresh set of eyes. While I know that Jan. 1, 2015 is really no different from Dec.
January 3, 2015 - 5:33am
August 2, 2014
Literature in a Hurry: Citizens deserve better from their elected officials
Stevens County Auditor/Treasurer Neil Wiese has, in the past, characterized himself as a champion of the taxpayers of Stevens County. But his actions since submitting a letter of resignation to the Stevens County Board of Commissioners last week tell a different story. There are...
August 2, 2014 - 6:13am
June 6, 2014
Literature in a Hurry: Opportunities for rural are available in Morris
I was on vacation last week, visiting friends and sightseeing in New York City. It was a lot of fun, and a strong reminder of while the city can be fun to visit, I really don’t want to live there. On every trip, large or small, I always have a moment when I just know that it’s...
June 6, 2014 - 4:32pm
June 14, 2013
Literature in a Hurry: Celebrating marriages for all local residents
MORRIS -- As a relatively young person, spring and summer are filled with friends talking about weddings and babies. Although I personally don't have any weddings to attend this year, I've already seen photos show up on Facebook from acquaintances and far-away friends celebrating...
June 14, 2013 - 3:26pm
March 29, 2013
Literature in a Hurry: Books and Current Events
MORRIS -- You may not know this about me, but I read. A lot. And while I don’t really plan what I’m reading to match up with current events, sometimes serendipity plays a role to put the perfect book in my hands at just the right time. That is the experience I had this week, when...
March 29, 2013 - 2:16pm
January 26, 2013
Literature in a Hurry: A mobile, daily Sun Tribune
MORRIS - Although the Morris Sun Tribune is a weekly newspaper, here in the office we work with a daily newspaper mentality because of our website....
January 26, 2013 - 5:00am
January 5, 2013
Literature in a Hurry: Newspaper 101 - What do we do?
One of my favorite things about my job is that it gives me an excuse to ask people questions. Every week, I get the chance to ask government...
January 5, 2013 - 5:00am
September 29, 2012
Literature in a Hurry: Civility needed during heated debates
For the last several weeks, my Facebook page as practically exploded with political posts. I have a fairly balanced split between Democrats and...
September 29, 2012 - 5:00am