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Morris Sun Tribune
Looking Back: July 23, 2016
Bond refinancing results in significant savings for Stevens County
Morris man charged after sales of heroin to undercover agent
Community Calendar: July 16, 2016
Business Briefs: July 23, 2016
Over 80 participate in Marv Meyer Fun Run
Morris VFW falls despite outhitting Willmar
Orphans win last regular season game
Black wins twice to claim 2016 title
Pirates claim 2016 Little League title over Mets
Bennett "Buck" Columbus Schaffer
Lawrence "Larry" Kill
Evelyn L. Graff (Hyatt)
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
Open Houses: July 23, 2016
Thorstein David Larson
Open Houses: July 16, 2016
Kellen Kent Reed
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
2016 Farm Progress Issue
November 29, 2012
Christian T. Boe Appointed to Lake Region Arts Council Board of Directors
The Lake Region Arts Council appointed Christian T. Boe of Traverse County to serve on its Board of Directors at the November board meeting....
November 29, 2012 - 7:01am
July 2, 2010
Man who killed girl at Wheaton church gets 20 years in prison
A man who crushed the skull of a 14-month-old girl while he was trying to beat up her father in a church in Wheaton was sentenced on Thursday to a 20-year stint in prison. Judge Gerald Seibel said the toddler's death, caused by an errant swing of a baseball bat by David Eric Collins,...
July 2, 2010 - 2:09am
May 27, 2010
Judge rules man didn't intentionally kill 14-month-old girl in bat attack
A man who killed a 14-month-old girl in a church with the errant swing of a baseball bat isn't guilty of intentional murder, a judge in Traverse County, Minn., ruled today. David Eric Collins agreed to stipulate in a three-day trial last week in Wheaton, Minn,, that he was guilty...
May 27, 2010 - 12:31am
May 19, 2010
Mother testifies in trial of man accused of killing 14-month-old
WHEATON, Minn. - It should have been a momentous day for Sherry Hankins - she was moving to a house with her new husband and had just seen her daughter take her first confident steps. But those first steps would also be some of the 14-month-old girl's last ones. Later on the night...
May 19, 2010 - 6:57am
May 11, 2010
Fire destroys landmark Wheaton bar
WHEATON, Minn. - Todd Schmitz said his sister-in-law had no idea what sparked the massive blaze that burned her bar and arcade business to the...
May 11, 2010 - 9:34am
February 8, 2010
Pastor gets prison for assault, kidnapping
The controversial pastor of Thy Kingdom Come, a church in Wheaton has been sentenced to 11 1/2 years in prison after being convicted of assault, kidnapping and burglary. The Rev. Danny Kwami Barnes, 52, was sentenced Wednesday after being convicted last month in a two-day bench trial...
February 8, 2010 - 12:56am
January 12, 2010
Trial set in Wheaton killing
A trial date has been set for a man accused of killing a 14-month-old girl with a baseball bat in a self-admitted fit of rage last fall in a Wheaton, Minn., church. David Eric Collins, 50, of Wheaton, is set to stand trial starting May 14 in Traverse County District Court on charges...
January 12, 2010 - 12:42am
December 22, 2009
MeritCare, Wheaton hospital sign management agreement
December 22, 2009 - 11:12am
September 15, 2009
Wheaton pastor held for cussing in court
The pastor of a church in Wheaton, Minn., where a toddler died in a fight this month will finish up a five-day stay in jail tonight for uttering...
September 15, 2009 - 10:19am
September 9, 2009
Murder charge sought in Wheaton, Minn., bat attack
Murder charges were filed Tuesday against the man accused of swinging a baseball bat in a church in Wheaton, Minn., killing a 14-month-old girl with a blow meant for her father. David Eric Collins faces two counts each of second-degree murder and second-degree attempted murder, as...
September 9, 2009 - 9:18am
September 6, 2009
Wheaton reeling from toddler death
WHEATON, Minn. - Claude and Sherry Hankins said they closed on a house here on Thursday. That night, their 14-month-old daughter, Aundrea Brownlow,...
September 6, 2009 - 12:54pm
September 4, 2009
Toddler dies from injuries suffered in altercation between two men in a Wheaton church
A 14-month-old girl died in a Fargo hospital after she was injured in an altercation Thursday between two men in a Wheaton, Minn., church, the Traverse County Sheriff's Office reported today in a news release. Wheaton Police where called to Thy Kingdom Come Church about 6:58 p.m....
September 4, 2009 - 8:55pm
July 10, 2009
Wheaton pastor appears in court
A Wheaton, Minn., pastor whose ministry has been at the center of controversy appeared in court Wednesday on kidnapping and assault charges. Danny...
July 10, 2009 - 5:04am
January 29, 2009
Katherine E. Ewers
Funeral Services for Katherine E. Ewers will be held on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009 at 11 a.m. at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Wheaton. Pastor...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am