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Morris Sun Tribune
Update: Victim in vehicle-train collision identified
Rental Housing Commission wins statewide award for innovation
Wind chill warning issued for Stevens County through Wednesday
Postcards premiere to feature artists from Morris, Hancock
Morris home gutted by fire
Perham outswims Tigers
Stars outshine the Storm
Tiger gymnasts compete in first dual
Tiger gymnasts open season
Tigers grab second win
DEANN K. JOHNSON
DAVID LEE YARGER
LATHERIA "JOANN" PERSON
RAYMOND LEE THYMIAN
LUANN MAE KOEHNTOP CARLSON
Don Kinzler: Real deal wins every year for this gardener
Letter: Katie Erdman’s column captures emotions of life-changing events
Blaine Hill: Governor and legislators asking where the money went
Down on the Farm: Don't be cruel
Talking it over: Children and Christmas
Eli Marvin McGeary
Alexandro Robert Ayala Zierke
Quinn Lloyd Wulf
Gage Steven Schultz
Parker Fredrick Gades
FFA members optimistic about farming
Cattle Feeder Day in Morris Dec. 17
Applications for Conservation Stewardship Program due in January
NRCS Accepting Applications from farmers for key Minnesota conservation program
July 1, 2013
Highway 9 detour east of Benson begins July 8
Motorists on Highway 9 between Benson and Highway 104 will encounter a detour and delays when a road resurfacing and bridge replacement project begins July 8, weather permitting. Crews will resurface 17 miles of Highway 9 and replace the Mud Creek bridge two miles east of Benson. During...
news / region
July 1, 2013 - 2:15pm
February 18, 2013
MnDOT closes several SW highways
WILLMAR – Several stretches of highway have recently been closed in southwestern Minnesota. Minnesota Department of Transportation officials earlier today had predicted closures would not be forthcoming, but plows were pulled since early this evening and conditions have continued...
news / state
February 18, 2013 - 8:34pm
August 28, 2012
Northern Township project closes section of road for week
NORTHERN TOWNSHIP - A short section of Country Club Road Northeast will be closed to traffic for the week. A news release from Beltrami County said the closed road section is south of Goldenrod Street Northeast, about three quarters of a mile north of Bemidji Avenue. Crews, hired...
news / local
August 28, 2012 - 10:28am
August 24, 2012
DOT: Second interstate bridge recommended in Winona
WINONA, Minn. (AP) — State transportation officials are recommending a new two-lane interstate bridge be built over the Mississippi River, next to the existing span in Winona which has been listed as structurally deficient. MnDOT says once the new bridge is finished, the existing...
August 24, 2012 - 12:02pm
U.S. 75 detour in Kittson Co. starts Monday
HALLOCK, Minn. -- The detour on U.S. Highway 75 between Kennedy and Hallock starts Monday as crews replace a culvert, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said Thursday. The detour in Kittson County will total 21 miles. The project is expected to be done mid-September.
news / region
August 24, 2012 - 4:09am
August 23, 2012
DOT, Bemidji contractor fined for stormwater work
BEMIDJI – The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency announced Thursday that it penalized the Minnesota Department of Transportation and a Bemidji-based contractor for construction stormwater violations along 18 highway miles in Koochiching County. MnDOT, the state agency responsible...
news / local
August 23, 2012 - 2:52pm
Woman struck and killed in Maple Grove
MAPLE GROVE, Minn. (AP) — Police in Maple Grove are working to identify a woman struck and killed while walking in a construction zone. Authorities say the woman was hit by a vehicle about 1:30 a.m. Thursday. Investigators say their initial findings show the driver was not at fault....
August 23, 2012 - 11:17am
August 22, 2012
Construction projects impact traffic on area roads
BEMIDJI - Paving and road projects are ongoing through the area, forcing at least one closure. In Grant Valley Township and Bemidji has several road project upgrades taking place. Today, Stone Lake Road Southwest, north of Division St (County Road 14), is closed to traffic in order...
news / local
August 22, 2012 - 2:48pm
2 teens killed, 3 injured in Burnsville crash
BURNSVILLE, Minn. (AP) — Witnesses told investigators a car was speeding and swerving before it crashed in Burnsville, killing two teens and injuring three others. The Minnesota State Patrol says the driver lost control and the car rolled down an embankment and onto Interstate 35...
August 22, 2012 - 7:46am
Minnesota traffic deaths increase
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota has seen 205 traffic deaths so far this year, according to Sgt. Jesse Grabow of the State Patrol. He said in a news release Tuesday that a year ago at this time, the count was 204. A total of 368 died on Minnesota roads in 2011, the lowest annual total since...
August 22, 2012 - 7:42am
July 9, 2009
High speed chase ends in crash, arrest near Osage
OSAGE - A high-speed pursuit through eastern Becker County on Wednesday morning came to an abrupt halt in a farmer's field west outside of Osage. The...
July 9, 2009 - 5:11am
July 1, 2009
Hwy. 12 bridge near Kerkhoven opens
The U.S. Highway 12 bridge near Kerkhoven is now open for traffic, the Minnesota Department of Transportation has announced. The detour was lifted...
July 1, 2009 - 9:34am
June 30, 2009
Alexandria man dies in motorcycle crash near Wadena
A 44-year-old Alexandria man died and his wife was seriously injured after their motorcycle struck a deer and rolled southwest of Wadena Friday afternoon. Thomas E. Turner was pronounced dead at Tri-County Hospital in Wadena. His wife, Joan M. Turner, 45, was upgraded from critical...
June 30, 2009 - 10:31am
June 26, 2009
Truck trailer smashed by freight train in downtown Perham
An empty semi-truck trailer was smashed by a 123-car freight train in downtown Perham Friday morning, June 26. No injuries were sustained by...
June 26, 2009 - 11:35am
June 7, 2009
Turkey trailer takes bit of a tumble
A trailer carrying 38,000 pounds of Jennie-O turkey breast separated from a semi on Kandiyohi County Road 5 near the intersection of Highway...
June 7, 2009 - 5:09am