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July 27, 2016
Highway 59, Highway 28 intersection closes Aug. 1
18 hours 12 min ago
July 19, 2016
'Appleton option' to reopen western Minn. private prison stays the course
July 19, 2016 - 3:17pm
More than 200 student and adult volunteers worked on homes throughout west central Minnesota between June 26 and July 2 as part of the Group Cares Camp Program. The volunteers clocked 5,580 volunteer hours at 24 homes in the area, including two in Stevens County. (Submitted Photo)
Group Cares Camp participants rehab 24 homes in region
July 19, 2016 - 2:39pm
July 6, 2016
Helmer Companies selling publications to Forum Communications
July 6, 2016 - 1:36pm
June 23, 2016
Minnesota ranks No. 1, North Dakota eighth in child well-being
June 23, 2016 - 9:43am
June 21, 2016
Highway 59 north of Morris to be resurfaced in summer 2016
June 21, 2016 - 2:09pm
June 1, 2016
Getting rid of 'accidents': Local safety agencies say 'crash' instead
June 1, 2016 - 5:05am
May 31, 2016
The Morris Fire Department and other emergency responders were called to assist with an emergency landing of a small plane at the Morris Municipal Airport on Thursday, May 26. (Morris Fire Department photo)
Emergency responders called to emergency plane landing at Morris Airport
May 31, 2016 - 12:09pm
May 17, 2016
Under the direction of Brad Lambrecht, members of Central Lakes Symphony Orchestra are currently rehearsing for “Symphony from Scandinavia,” set to be performed on May 22 at Alexandria Area High School Performing Arts Center. The musicians of CLSO are from communities throughout West Central Minnesota. (Pope County Tribune)
Central Lakes Symphony to celebrate Scandinavian heritage through music with guest musician from UMM
May 17, 2016 - 5:49pm
Weekend frost nips some farm fields, time will tell if damage warrants replanting
May 17, 2016 - 2:32pm
April 16, 2016
Cyrus Fire Department members welcomed the community to tour their new facility during an open house on Saturday, April 9. (Kim Ukura/Sun Tribune)
Cyrus celebrates new fire hall, city office
April 16, 2016 - 5:21am
April 11, 2016
A dramatic low hanging shelf cloud on the front edge of a storm approaching Morris on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. (Nick Elms/Special to the Sun Tribune)
Stevens County joins in Severe Weather Awareness Week drills
April 11, 2016 - 3:32pm
March 25, 2016
Firefighters douse flames on a propane tanker truck at the site of a train collision southwest of Callaway, Minn., on Thursday, March 24, 2016. Photo courtesy Brad button
Explosion shakes western Minnesota town after tanker truck-train collision
March 25, 2016 - 9:46am
March 24, 2016
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, that there could be circumstances where he may support the state buying a closed western Minnesota prison. However, he said, that is too expensive now. (Don Davis/Forum News Services)
Gov. Dayton opens door to buying private prison, some day
March 24, 2016 - 1:33pm
March 23, 2016
A woman reads a statement protesting Tuesday, March 22, 2016, a plan that Minnesota lease a shuttered private prison in Appleton. She was one of many who interrupted a state House committee meeting to protest the proposal. (Don Davis/Forum News Service)play button
Racial tensions stop committee discussion on Appleton prison
March 23, 2016 - 11:57am