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Looking Back 072614
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Eagles advance in Region 9C tourney
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Open Houses 072614
Features from the Farm
May 28, 2013
Price of beef, other meats continues to climb
Beefing up could mean meat eaters will have to open up their wallets a little wider this summer, as the price of beef and other meats continues to climb. “Beef prices have been high this year at all levels,” said William Hahn, an economist with the animal products branch of...
May 28, 2013 - 10:18am
April 8, 2013
Aveda, ARS developing shampoo ingredient from local oil seeds
MORRIS – We're used to seeing “locally grown” advertisements on meats and vegetables. But Stevens County residents may eventually be able to purchase some locally grown products in the shampoo aisle thanks to research being done in conjunction with scientists at the North Central...
farm / USDA
April 8, 2013 - 10:01am
February 19, 2013
State highways still closed this morning in Willmar, Granite Falls, Montevideo
WILLMAR – Several stretches of state highways in west central Minnesota are still closed to traffic this morning and travel is hazardous. Travelers should plan accordingly, said the Minnesota Department of Transportation. MnDOT closed roads last night because of blowing snow, ice...
news / local
February 19, 2013 - 6:46am
January 29, 2013
Growing Green: Vertical Gardens
In doing research for some recent classes, I have become hooked on the idea of vertical gardening. As I explore this type of gardening further, I am blown away by all the innovative and exciting ideas I have found. Gardening "up" has always made sense to me, and I have included all...
January 29, 2013 - 12:36am
January 27, 2013
Morris, Cyrus, St. Mary's schools will be two hours late on Monday, Jan. 28
School will be two hours late on Monday, Jan. 28 for the Morris Area, Cyrus, and St. Mary's schools.
January 27, 2013 - 9:15pm
Stevens County Sheriff's Department recommends no travel Sunday night
The Stevens County Sheriff's Office is recommending no travel at this time, due to icy roadways. Highway 28 from Sauk Centre to Glenwood has been closed. The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises motorists to be extremely cautious in parts of west central Minnesota. Road...
January 27, 2013 - 9:12pm
January 26, 2013
Sonshine Music Festival to be featured on Postcards Jan. 27
Pioneer Public Television is proud to premiere the next episode of Postcards on Sunday, Jan. 27 at 7:00 p.m. with "History of Sonshine Music Festival". This episode chronicles over 30 years of the Sonshine Music Festival, held annually in Willmar, Minnesota. We'll talk with the original...
news / region
January 26, 2013 - 3:22pm
Sun Tribune website to relaunch with a new, cutting-edge appearance
MORRIS - Early next week, the Morris Sun Tribune will relaunch its relaunched its website with a new, cutting-edge design which focuses on the needs of the site's consumers and advertisers. Users of the site will notice a fresher, more open look that will allow for, among other things,...
January 26, 2013 - 5:00am
January 25, 2013
Stevens County serves as leader in developing infrastructure database
When a disaster strikes, first responders need to gather information quickly to help make decisions about how to proceed. Over the next six months, the Stevens County Sheriff's Office and the Office of Emergency Management will be working to gather this key information to develop...
news / government
January 25, 2013 - 4:51pm
School Board approves superintendent contract, reviews preliminary budget
The Morris Area School Board approved a new, three-year contract with Superintendent Scott Monson that includes salary increases for all three years and changes the language about attending national conferences. Under the new contract, Monson will be paid a base salary of $112,500...
January 25, 2013 - 4:47pm
City Council approves plans for $3 million west side improvement
The Morris City Council approved plans and specifications for a $3 million road construction project on the west side of Morris and authorized City Manager Blaine Hill to open the project for bids. If the council votes to go forward with the project after seeing the construction...
January 25, 2013 - 4:42pm
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7 Morris Area PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) is hosting a "mini-summit" for all local groups and individuals involved or interested in human rights in west central Minnesota in the meeting room of the Morris Public Library at 7 p.m. Refreshments...
January 25, 2013 - 4:19pm
February Monthly Calendar
January 25, 2013 - 4:15pm
Symphonic Winds begin Winnipeg Tour 2013
MORRIS, Minnesota --The Symphonic Winds, under music director Simon Tillier, will begin its 2013 Winnipeg Tour with a concert on Sunday, Feb. 3 at 3 p.m. in the University of Minnesota, Morris Humanities Fine Arts Recital Hall. The ensemble will then make a stop at Kiehle Auditorium...
news / education
January 25, 2013 - 12:55pm
National Honor Society Induction held at Morris Area
The National Honor Society Induction Ceremony was held Monday at Morris Area High School. This year's inductees include seniors Mac Beyer and Connor Metzger, and juniors Yasha Hoffman, Kjersa Anderson, Chelsey Ehleringer, Tori Fuhrman, Megan Gillespie, Shaylynn Johnson, Lily Erdal,...
news / education
January 25, 2013 - 11:57am