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Morris Sun Tribune
Cover crop challenges, benefits highlighted at Soils Lab Field Day
City approves water treatment plant contract, if state funding comes through
Highway 59, Highway 28 intersection closes Aug. 1
Higher minimum wage, new laws begin August 1 in Minnesota
Local FFA leaders attend summer conferences
Freeman's four hits, five RBIs fuel Braves' 9-7 win
Errors costly in postseason opener for Morris VFW
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
10 possibilities for Twins' GM job
Orphans finish season with a 7-11 record
Fern Haley Rasmussen
Marion I. DeWall
Bennett "Buck" Columbus Schaffer
Steve Lang: Traversing inner space with sale-ing adventures
Katie Erdman: Celebrations are fun, but also a lot of work
Letter: Watch what Jay does, not what he says
Letter: McNamar will help landowners with ditch issues
Talking it over: Follow the chain
CotahRose James O'Brien
Grayson Scott Luthi
Jackson Dean Ver Steeg
Billy James Blaisdell
Open Houses: July 23, 2016
NRCS funding available to develop monarch butterfly habitats
July rains provide moisture boost for area crops
FSA County Committee nominations open
Three Stevens County farms recognized as 2016 Century Farms
Weekend frost nips some farm fields, time will tell if damage warrants replanting
April 29, 2016
Sunspots: Sharon Carlson keeps on driving for Morris area
MORRIS – Sharon Carlson has assumed the responsibility for other people’s kids for 37 years. As she saw the last of her own children enter...
April 29, 2016 - 8:27am
February 2, 2016
Sunspots: After six years in Morris Citlalli Ibañez, helps ease transition for other Hispanic residents
Citlalli Ibañez did not speak a word of English when she came to Morris six years ago with children Natalia and Mauricio to join husband and...
February 2, 2016 - 8:29am
December 11, 2015
Sunspots: Teaching runs in the family for Caleb Greene
I hadn't stepped foot inside an elementary school classroom since...well I can't remember the last time. Entering Caleb Greene's fifth grade classroom at Morris Area Elementary School recently, it was familiar to see a world globe atop a table against a backdrop of walls decorated...
December 11, 2015 - 4:24pm
October 24, 2015
Sunspots: Survivor Deb Larsen open to sharing her cancer story
Sitting across the table from me in a local restaurant recently, Deb Larsen talked openly about her diagnosis, treatment and life with breast...
October 24, 2015 - 5:51am
September 12, 2015
Sunspots: Ann Kolden
MORRIS — Reclaim. Explore. Reinvent. Ann Kolden isn't the person she once was. "The best lesson I ever learned is always be your...
September 12, 2015 - 5:30am
July 16, 2015
Sunspots: Sylke Boyd
Sylke Boyd was a second-year college student in Karl-Marx-Stadt, Germany, when the Berlin Wall came down in 1989. "The overarching flavor of the experience was a freeing one," said Sylke (pronounced SILL-ka). Later, "the fall of the iron curtain allowed me to pursue research opportunities...
July 16, 2015 - 11:24am
Sunspots: Dennis Sleiter
Dennis Sleiter is mooooooving on. After more than 42 years of his association with Ag Country/Farm Credit Services, Dennis retired on April 1. Farmland sold for $300 an acre when Dennis started at Production Credit Association (PCA) back in 1972. Today an acre costs $6,000....
July 16, 2015 - 11:24am
March 4, 2015
Sunspots: Marlys Alm
MORRIS — Marlys Alm sat quietly in her wheelchair as she listened to her children tell of growing up with Mom. They marveled that she...
March 4, 2015 - 5:16am
December 20, 2014
Sunspots: DeeDee Wevley
She’s a familiar voice on local weekend radio shows, and can probably tell you the final score and who hit the winning run in the 1965 World Series. She can also recite the nicknames of many Morris Area High School Tigers and University of Minnesota, Morris Cougar athletes and coaches...
December 20, 2014 - 6:16am
December 3, 2014
Sunspots: Craig Awsumb
Craig Awsumb was born and raised on the family farm about four miles north of Donnelly on land once known as “Little Norway.” “There were three families along the same driveway,” said Awsumb (pronounced AWE-zum). “The Juergensons, Sherstads, and Ole ‘Pete’ Aasumb...
December 3, 2014 - 11:39am
October 8, 2014
Sunspots - Pieranna Garavaso
Pieranna Garavaso remembers what she learned in her youth from her grandmother: “Chi si loda s'imbroda.” The lesson, translated from the Italian, means “those who praise themselves dirty themselves; rather than look pretty they will look dirty.” Modest and unassuming...
October 8, 2014 - 9:25am
April 25, 2014
Sunspots: Carol Day
It’s been said that the actions of an average person can impact the course of history. But can an average person with an interest in the history...
April 25, 2014 - 6:08am
February 27, 2014
Sunspots - Del Sarlette
If the community of Morris were to proclaim its own “Music Man,” Del Sarlette would surely be a key player. Born April 5, 1953, to parents Walt and Florence Sarlette, Del’s music interests, and those of his siblings – Carol, Sue (who passed away in 2009) and Marty –...
February 27, 2014 - 9:45am
January 28, 2014
Sunspots - Milissa Bjorge
By day she’s the smiling face who greets you at the KMRS/KKOK radio station reception desk. By night, she’s one of many smiling faces you’ll find at your friendly local grocer’s. Meet Milissa Bjorge. Milissa and sister Mashell share the same birthday, December 13. “I...
January 28, 2014 - 2:00pm
December 24, 2013
Sunspots - Bonnie Tipcke 122113
I was cheerful, but not in a spirit of Christmas way, when I entered the Victorian home of Bonnie and Maurice “Tip” Tipcke. Though I’d...
December 24, 2013 - 11:19am