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Tick tock, tick tock: Chaotic last minutes of 2016 Minnesota Legislature
“Mumble strip” installation begins May 31 on west central highways
Hancock High School graduation was held Friday night
Presidential primary change among bills made law before session deadline
Morris Area graduates to walk the stage May 27
Prep Baseball: Tersteeg’s one-hitter guides BOLD to 3-0 victory
Prep Softball: Reaching a milestone the right way
Eagles sweep home stand, improve to 3-0
Orphans drop two over weekend, falls to 1-2
Area Roundup: Gruber fires one-hitter to lead Minnewaska to win in MaxBat Classic finale
Paul David Mahoney
Florence L. Bremer
Kim Ukura: Political letters policy is now in effect
Karisa Lehmann: Finding the unexpected in Morris
Letter: Election name calling has long history
Letter: Who is really running for Congress?
Letter: Is compromise always the answer?
Open Houses: May 21, 2016
Randy Thompson III
2016 Farm Progress Issue
Three Stevens County farms recognized as 2016 Century Farms
Weekend frost nips some farm fields, time will tell if damage warrants replanting
Stevens SWCD 2015 Annual Review
USDA Sees Strong Demand for Conservation Reserve Program
October 26, 2015
Abandoned prison in Appleton gets new legislative support
ST. PAUL — An abandoned western Minnesota prison became a viable option to house state prisoners Wednesday when two Democratic senators said that leasing space in it makes more sense than new construction. "I felt today there are legs under our proposal," Swift County Commissioner...
October 26, 2015 - 12:30pm
October 23, 2015
Friday Update: Authorities believe missing 18-year-old may still be in the area
ALEXANDRIA — Investigators believe that an 18-year-old woman who has been missing since Wednesday, Oct.
News / region
October 23, 2015 - 10:27am
October 17, 2015
Supporters gather in Alexandria to discuss investments in mental health
ALEXANDRIA — Nearly eighty people gathered at the Broadway Ballroom Event Center in Alexandria last Friday, Oct.
News / region
October 17, 2015 - 5:07am
August 11, 2015
Reports of asphalt paving scam in Stevens County area
MORRIS — The Stevens County Sheriff's Office has received received numerous reports of an asphalt paving scam in the area. These individuals claim to have extra asphalt left over from a job and will pave your driveway for cash only.
August 11, 2015 - 3:07pm
August 10, 2015
Stevens County 4-H poultry contest will look different after state bans bird shows
MORRIS — Visitors to the Stevens County Fair won't hear the flapping, clucking and squawking they've come to expect in the Poultry Barn at the fair.
August 10, 2015 - 5:06am
August 8, 2015
Demo Derby adds lawn mower class for Stevens County Fair
MORRIS — The 142nd annual Stevens County Fair kicks off this Wednesday, Aug. 12 for a long weekend of fun and activities at the Stevens...
News / region
August 8, 2015 - 5:03am
July 31, 2015
Farmers speak out against new water rules at meeting with legislators, DNR
ALEXANDRIA — Farmers aren't happy with the process of getting permits for irrigating their fields. More than 50 irrigators and well...
News / region
July 31, 2015 - 2:48pm
July 24, 2015
LTD Riders say farewell "Until We Meet Again"
MORRIS — Since 2005, the LTD Motorcycle Memorial Tour has wound through west central Minnesota each July, providing an opportunity for...
News / local
July 24, 2015 - 3:44pm
July 10, 2015
Teen dies from infection contracted after swimming in Lake Minnewaska
July 10, 2015 - 4:13pm
July 11, 2015
Greg Wagner: A regional perspective on the state of manufacturing
Manufacturing is a big deal. Manufacturing plays a huge role in the west central Minnesota economy, in greater Minnesota, and the state as a whole. While most of the rest of the state and nation have seen employment in manufacturing decline, this region has seen employment grow. In...
opinion / editorials
July 11, 2015 - 5:50am
July 7, 2015
Child in critical condition after contracting rare brain infection swimming in Lake Minnewaska
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — A child is critically ill after developing a rare and severe brain infection while swimming in a central Minnesota lake, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The child, who the Health Department did not identify, was swimming at Lake Minnewaska...
July 7, 2015 - 10:21pm
Nine year old Herman girl killed in farm accident
MORRIS — A nine-year-old girl was killed in a farm accident north of Chokio on Saturday, May 2, the Stevens County Sheriff's Office reported this week. At approximately 11:15 a.m. Saturday, the Stevens County Sheriff's Office responded to a farm accident in El Dorado Township,...
May 7, 2015 - 4:40pm
April 11, 2015
Downtown sidewalk project scheduled to begin May 4
MORRIS — A Minnesota Department of Transportation sidewalk construction project in downtown Morris is scheduled to begin on May 4. MnDOT provided updates on the project, one of 290 transportation construction projects scheduled statewide, during a construction kickoff meeting...
News / government
April 11, 2015 - 5:16am
March 17, 2015
Bill would protect big livestock producers from nuisance lawsuits
ST. PAUL — Operators of large livestock production operations say they face uncertainty because of potential unfounded nuisance lawsuits, but Aimee Goodwin claims her family was harmed by an unresponsive hog-raising neighbor and lawsuits should be allowed. After a debate...
News / region
March 17, 2015 - 5:14pm