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UM-Morris goes 3-0 over weekend
Three peat: Morris/C-A girls shine at WCC meet
Prep Volleyball: Postseason match ups
Prep Football: Postseason match ups
UM-Morris sizes up St. Scholastica
Gary Eugene Ritzschke
Robert "Punk" DeGier
Thomas J. Hesse
Kenneth L. Pedersen
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
September 20, 2014
New WCROC scientist studies microbes for renewable fuels
MORRIS – When most people think of farming, they imagine fields planted with food crops like corn and soybeans or biofuel crops like canola...
September 20, 2014 - 5:30am
July 24, 2014
Highway 27 now open between Hoffman and Alexandria
Motorists can now travel on Highway 27 between Interstate 94 and Hoffman. Crews have lifted the detour, however, work will continue in the construction zone. Motorists will encounter occasional lane closures and shoulder work through next week, weather permitting. The work...
July 24, 2014 - 9:02am
June 13, 2014
Amtrak's detours Empire Builder passenger train passing through region this afternoon
WILLMAR - Amtrak’s Empire Builder train riders are getting a major detour through west central Minnesota today due to a freight train derailment...
June 13, 2014 - 2:16pm
June 3, 2014
MPCA requests comments on new dairy feedlot near Morris
ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is inviting public comment on an Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) for a new dairy cow feedlot near Morris. The 30-day comment period will end June 26, 2014. Riverview proposes to build a new dairy farm, Baker Dairy,...
June 3, 2014 - 3:34pm
April 26, 2014
Michael Haynes: Working together will help build a bigger, better, bolder community
MORRIS – Teamwork, teamwork, and more teamwork. Individuals (and groups) working together as a team can make positive changes in Stevens County’s future, our future. An alarm bell is sounding right now. It began ringing some time in the distant past. Very softly at first,...
April 26, 2014 - 5:13am
April 1, 2014
Pope County Commissioner Gordy Wagner exploring run in House District 12B
GLENWOOD — Pope County Commissioner Gordy Wagner of Glenwood is exploring a possible run for the District 12B Minnesota House of Representatives...
April 1, 2014 - 4:24pm
March 29, 2014
Stevens County launches GIS website
MORRIS – Want to know who owns a particular parcel of land in Everglade Township? Curious which sections are included in County Ditch 1? That...
March 29, 2014 - 5:54am
March 21, 2014
Stevens County votes to join five-county public health organization
MORRIS – On Tuesday, the Stevens County Board of Commissioners voted to join a proposed five county public health department that has been under review for the last two years. “The reason that we began looking at this was to assure we have strong public health services into...
March 21, 2014 - 4:16pm
March 11, 2014
Rainbow Rider running in the red
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Public transportation provider Rainbow Rider is faced with a $100,000 budget shortfall for 2013 and is asking the counties it serves to help cover the deficit. On Tuesday, March 4, Douglas County commissioners heard a brief report from Harold Jennissen, transit...
March 11, 2014 - 11:16am
February 8, 2014
Sen. Lyle Koenen: Broadband expansion key to improving life in Minnesota
It has become crystal clear, no matter if you live on the flat prairie fields of southwest Minnesota or in downtown Minneapolis that technology and our access to high-speed Internet improves all areas of life. Unfortunately, despite living in the 21st century, there are large portions...
February 8, 2014 - 5:26am
January 27, 2014
Dangerous wind chills to continue through midday Tuesday
Dangerous wind chills are expected continue in west central Minnesota today through midday Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service....
January 27, 2014 - 9:29am
Road conditions improving in region, some highways still closed
Road conditions across much of west central Minnesota have improved as of 9 a.m. this morning, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. MnDOT’s 511MN.org website shows most highways in the region in fair driving condition at this time. Several roads in the...
January 27, 2014 - 9:05am
January 16, 2014
Engineers propose $9.4 million water treatment facility for Morris
MORRIS – An engineering firm is recommending that the city of Morris build a $9.4 million water treatment plant to improve aging infrastructure and help the city of Morris meet nationally mandated levels for water quality. Kris Swanson, an engineer with Bolton and Menk, presented...
January 16, 2014 - 2:09pm
January 7, 2014
Arctic front retreating, temp moving upward across west central Minn.
While a wind chill advisory remains in effect until noon across much of west central Minnesota, the temperature is starting to warm a bit. The...
January 7, 2014 - 9:28am
December 29, 2013
Wind warning issued for west central Minn. through noon today, blizzard warning cancelled
The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has issued a wind chill warning for all of west central Minnesota until noon today. It also issued...
December 29, 2013 - 7:43am