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Morris Area alum pens this year's one act play, The Cove
Morris Police investigating attack on west side
Hancock spelling bee set for Jan. 28
Colton Crowell wins third Geography Bee
Morris Area School Board approves leave of absence for popular ag instructor
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
NFLPA instructs Patriots players to 'reserve comment'
NFL-Super Bowl has ways to go in captivating global audience
MAHACA faces tough competition at Plum Creek Duals
Another record reset as Tigers defeat BSLA
Talking it over: Life in a small town
Troy Goodnough: Can we really afford to rely on coal for our future energy needs?
Letter: Jeff Backer is off to a good start in the House
Letter: Republicans should follow through on campaign promises
Letter: Is Rep. Jeff Backer waving the white flag on transportation?
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March 26, 2009
County Republican convention Friday
The annual Stevens County Republican Convention is Friday, March 27, 2009, starting at 7 p.m. at the Morris American Legion, 507 Pacific Avenue. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. District 11 Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen and District 11A Rep. Torrey Westrom have been confirmed as featured...
March 26, 2009 - 12:28pm
March 23, 2009
Committee OKs sewer district to fold
ST. PAUL - A half-dozen years of fighting appears near an end for Douglas County's Central Lakes Region Sanitary District. A bill that got its...
March 23, 2009 - 11:56pm
October 22, 2008
Election 2008-District 11A: Torrey Westrom, GOP
Please tell us about your background (family, occupation, experience, community involvement, etc.) I grew up on a dairy farm near Elbow Lake. I graduated from West Central High School in 1991. I have college degrees from Bemidji State University and William Mitchell College of Law....
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
Election 2008-District 11A: Dave Holman, IP
Please tell us about your background (family, occupation, experience, community involvement, etc.) I am a first-generation American. Both of my parents were Swedish. I grew up on a 40-acre farm, so long ago that we had names for the cows.
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
Election 2008-District 11A: Bruce Campbell, DFL
Please tell us about your background (family, occupation, experience, community involvement, etc.) Married, my wife and I live in Leaf Valley. We have one son, one daughter and six grand children. I am a retired electrician, and as a union leader I was responsible for the health...
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
11A candidates put bite into Legion forum
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune The House District 11A candidates had a half-hour drive between a TV debate in Appleton to a candidate forum in Morris Thursday night. The down time didn't dull their political knives. DFL candidate Bruce Campbell took after incumbent Republican Torrey...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
June 21, 2008
Westrom gets a challenger
Bruce Campbell has been endorsed by the District 11 DFL to run against veteran Republican District 11A Rep. Torrey Westrom. Campbell was endorsed at the recent DFL District 11 convention in Alexandria. Campbell lives near Alexandria on Little Ida Lake. He is a bus driver for School...
June 21, 2008 - 12:00am
June 14, 2008
Are energy goals attainable?
By Scott Wente St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL -- Minnesota policymakers applauded themselves in 2007 for passing historic energy legislation that started what could be a decades-long fight against global warming. Now some lawmakers wonder if the state can fulfill goals put in...
June 14, 2008 - 12:00am
June 7, 2008
Symposium panel: Local energy a must in uncertain times
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune Communities will need to keep seeking new energy alternatives, in addition to some of the ground-breaking work already being done in rural Minnesota. Five state legislators addressed local energy in a forum that was part of the sixth-annual Symposium on...
June 7, 2008 - 12:00am
May 10, 2008
Lawmaker retirements spur speculation
ST. PAUL - Two things often are shrouded in secrecy in the legislative session's final weeks: budget deals and pending lawmaker retirements. Minnesota House members stand for election this fall, and some representatives are keeping their future plans under wraps until the end of...
May 10, 2008 - 12:00am
April 12, 2008
House passes health care reform
ST. PAUL - Smokers and obese Minnesotans would be targeted for health-improvement programs, soaring health-care costs could slow a bit and thousands more Minnesotans would be added to public programs. Those are among provisions in a controversial health-care reform bill state representatives...
April 12, 2008 - 12:00am
April 5, 2008
Lawmakers begin buget-cutting exercise
By Don Davis St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - Most state agencies would cut budgets 3 percent to 4 percent, money would be moved from one fund to another and budget reserves would fall as Minnesota legislators try to balance the state budget. The House and Senate debated different,...
April 5, 2008 - 12:00am
February 23, 2008
Money crunch will limit lawmakers in 2008 session
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune Plenty of issues are pressing down on Minnesota legislators, none more so than a hefty transportation package that has set up the first round of political gamesmanship in the 2008 session. But area lawmakers Torrey Westrom and Bill Ingebrigtsen said Friday...
February 23, 2008 - 12:00am