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Two year old school bus is giving the school board headaches
Compost site is open
Talking it over
Tigers prepare for back-to-back section title runs
Owls eliminated by B-E Chargers in Section 4-9 man
Prep Volleyball: Updated postseason pairings
Prep Football: Semifinal pairings
UMM defeats CSS for first time since 2008 (with video)
James M. Burnett
Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor
Farmers to head to harvest
Features from the Farm: Fly control for grazing and organic dairies
U.S. House Agriculture Committee chairman visits Minnesota
NRCS funding available to develop monarch butterfly habitats
July rains provide moisture boost for area crops
January 23, 2015
Update: Man arrested after standoff at Appleton Meat Center faces charges
APPLETON — The owner of an Appleton business was arrested yesterday after a standoff with local law enforcement in the community. According to a press release from the Swift County Sheriff's Office, Swift County Dispatch received an emergency call from the Appleton Meat Center...
January 23, 2015 - 3:31pm
January 20, 2015
Icy roads cause three accidents, multiple slide-offs over the weekend
MORRIS — The Stevens County Sheriff's Office responded to three motor vehicle accidents, one involving escaped cattle and another that resulted it helicopter trip to St. Cloud Hospital, over the weekend due to icy road conditions. The first accident of the weekend was reported...
January 20, 2015 - 11:54am
January 17, 2015
Center for Small Towns studies population change in west central Minnesota
Who is living and working in rural Minnesota? And why are they choosing to come or go from rural areas? These are some of the questions a recent study completed by the Center for Small Towns tried to start answering.
January 17, 2015 - 5:30am
Office of Community Engagement continues to evolve at UMM
MORRIS — On Monday, University of Minnesota, Morris students as well as Morris community members will gather to celebrate and honor Dr....
January 17, 2015 - 5:27am
January 16, 2015
Report: Nine Minnesota counties have recovered from the recession
MORRIS — Minnesota ranks third in the nation in the number of counties that have recovered from the recession, according to a report from the National Association of Counties (NACO). Stevens County is among the nine Minnesota counties, all located in greater Minnesota, have...
January 16, 2015 - 3:23pm
January 13, 2015
Forum Communications promotes two longtime managers in Lakes Newspaper Group
ALEXANDRIA — Two longtime newspaper managers have been promoted within Forum Communications' Lakes Newspaper Group, company officials have announced. Alexandria Echo Press Publisher Jody Hanson has been named the new group publisher of the entire Lakes Newspaper Group, meaning...
January 13, 2015 - 9:57am
January 9, 2015
Gift of life from Alberta resident helps Clinton man with kidney disease
Editor's Note: This story originally appeared in The Northern Star on Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014. It's reprinted here with permission from the newspaper...
January 9, 2015 - 5:38am
December 20, 2014
Echo Press: Watch out for scammers posing as tech experts
Here's a devious scam to avoid. An Alexandria woman nearly fell into a scam pushed by a caller claiming to be from "Microsoft Technologies." He told her that her computer wasn't shutting down properly and the company was receiving errors and warnings from it. It rang true with...
December 20, 2014 - 5:37am
MPCA seeking comments on upgrades at four Riverview facilities
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is inviting public comment on draft permit applications to increase the liquid manure storage capacity at four of Riverview's dairy facilities. The 30-day comment period on all of the applications will end Jan.
December 20, 2014 - 5:18am
December 19, 2014
Local TV coming back to central Minnesota with KoolTV
ALEXANDRIA - Local TV is coming back to central Minnesota after a two year hiatus with KoolTV. Central Minnesota broadcasters Jason Hirsch and Mark Anthony are launching the new station Dec. 17, 2014. The station will ultimately feature local news, weather, sports, classic TV shows...
December 19, 2014 - 3:29pm
Update: Missing Herman girl found by Morris Police Department
ELBOW LAKE - The Grant County Sheriff's Department announced that a 14-year-old girl who went missing from Morris Wednesday has been found. ....
December 19, 2014 - 8:31am
December 18, 2014
Local groups awarded Working Class Hero Award from WCMCA
ELBOW LAKE — A group individuals and organizations who helped organize three successful projects to help area families facing food insecurity...
December 18, 2014 - 10:04am
December 11, 2014
Report: Unlimited crop insurance contributes to rural land consolidation
MONTEVIDEO — There is no shortage of young men and women with all the skills and desire they need to make farming their lives, according to Amy Bacigalupo of the Land Stewardship Project in Montevideo. She works with many of them through the Farm Beginnings program. Unfortunately,...
December 11, 2014 - 10:57am
November 24, 2014
Winter truck load increases begin today for north, north central frost zones
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Winter truck load increases will begin Monday, Nov. 24, on unrestricted highways in the north and north central frost zones, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Vehicles will be allowed to operate up to 10 percent over the standard legal...
November 24, 2014 - 9:24am
November 14, 2014
Slow-moving equipment on highways around Morris on Friday
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Motorists in the Morris, Wheaton, Ortonville and Appleton areas will encounter slow-moving equipment on several highways on Friday, Nov. 14. Minnesota Department of Transportation crews will use motor graders to help scrape off compaction from area highways. The...
November 14, 2014 - 5:32am