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Donnelly News: 07302016
Community Calendar: July 30, 2016
UMM Preview: July 30 to Aug. 6, 2016
Business Briefs: July 30, 2016
City looks for bids to complete planned road maintenance program
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
Letter: Backer’s been there and tried that
Letter: Putting the republic on notice
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
Open Houses: July 30, 2016
CotahRose James O'Brien
Grayson Scott Luthi
Jackson Dean Ver Steeg
Billy James Blaisdell
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
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
Elizabeth Golombiecki: Don't forget about National Ice Cream Month
I can hardly believe that June is over already. I hope everyone enjoyed June Dairy Month and took the pledge to get your recommended three servings of dairy every day at www.midwestdairy.com. It's been a hot start to summer, so what better way to cool off than with ice cream? July...
July 9, 2016 - 5:36am
June 25, 2016
Katie Erdman: Fun on a dairy farm
Living on a dairy farm is a lot of work but there can also be a lot of fun. I grew up on a dairy farm and know that life was not all work but also a lot of play. I enjoyed going out to the barn whenever my dad and brother were milking. While they were busy doing that, I would play...
June 25, 2016 - 5:51am
Elizabeth Golombiecki: 'Dairy' good recipes to celebrate Dairy Month
June is almost over — how can that be already? I guess the saying is true, the older you get the faster time goes by. This week I'm excited to share with you some of my very favorite dairy good recipes. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do. First, with all this heat and humidity...
June 25, 2016 - 5:48am
June 18, 2016
Elizabeth Golombiecki: Thank you to those who get dairy products from the farm to your table
June is for saying thank you to all the hard working men and women who work every day to get healthy and nutritious food to a store near you....
June 18, 2016 - 5:09am
June 11, 2016
Elizabeth Golombiecki: Meet our newest farm additions, Ole and Lena
Living in western Minnesota many of you have probably heard of Ole and Lena jokes. For the few who may not know, Ole and Lena are a fictional...
June 11, 2016 - 5:08am
June 4, 2016
Elizabeth Golombiecki: Dairy Month is here
I have had the wonderful opportunity to represent the Stevens County dairy community. Many of you may not know who I am, so let me introduce myself. I am Elizabeth Golombiecki, daughter of Ron and Julie Golombiecki. I have grown up on a small dairy farm north of Chokio. I have also...
June 4, 2016 - 5:42am
May 28, 2016
Kim Ukura: Special session and long-term reforms needed in Minnesota government
The past week, the 2016 Minnesota Legislative session came to a chaotic close. I'm sure most Minnesotans didn't watch and couldn't stomach the messy end to another legislative session.
May 28, 2016 - 5:47am
Katie Erdman: A true to date Memorial Day
This year Memorial Day falls on May 30 which is the original date for the observance before it was moved to the last Monday in May. The earlier holidays were also referred to as Decoration Day since it was a day to decorate the graves of soldiers. Over the years the holiday has changed,...
May 28, 2016 - 5:46am
May 21, 2016
Kim Ukura: Political letters policy is now in effect
Given the number of debates, the volume of campaign commercials, and the multitude of election-related think pieces being published in print and online, you'd think that this year's general election was coming soon. In reality, we've still got more than five months to go. Hooray?...
May 21, 2016 - 5:56am
Karisa Lehmann: Finding the unexpected in Morris
When people ask me where I am from, I say Mankato, Minnesota. Everyone may be thinking, oh, she is from a big town. What people don't know is that I actually went to grade school and high school in St. Clair, Minnesota, population 862. I was a little scared coming to the University...
May 21, 2016 - 5:55am
April 16, 2016
Katie Erdman: Planes, trains and automobiles
About 50 years ago I took my first and last long distance train ride. It was an experience I will never forget. I traveled with my parents, brother and three sisters, the youngest was just a baby. We were going to Oak Harbor, Washington to see my oldest sister and her new baby who...
April 16, 2016 - 5:19am
April 2, 2016
Sandy Tubbs: All people should have the opportunity to be healthy
For many reasons, the month of April represents a time of great optimism and celebration. Winter is essentially behind us for another year; birds begin to sing and the white or brown landscape begins to evolve into a blanket of varying shades of green. It's a time to look ahead and...
April 2, 2016 - 5:08am
March 12, 2016
Katie Erdman: Strange ways of communicating
March 12, 2016 - 5:32am
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