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March 30, 2016
File photograph shows the rear of a Lexus SUV equipped with Google self-driving sensors during a media preview of Google's prototype autonomous vehicles in Mountain View, California. (Elijah Nouvelage/Reuters)
Driverless cars have potential to benefit those with disabilities, lawmaker says
March 30, 2016 - 4:35pm
March 11, 2016
The Morris City Council approved plans for a new $14 million water treatment plant that will be built just north of the current facility near the entrance of the University of Minnesota, Morris campus along Highway 59. This concept drawing from engineering firm Bolton and Menk shows what the outside of the plant is expected to look like. (Submitted Photo)
City of Morris approves plans for $14 million water treatment plant
March 11, 2016 - 3:49pm
March 4, 2016
Rep. Jeff Backer and Sen. Torrey Westrom met with constituents at the Morris Public Library on Tuesday, March 1 as part of a series of listening sessions around the district before the upcoming legislative session. (Kim Ukura/Sun Tribune)
Transportation, taxes, bonding issues to watch in session
March 4, 2016 - 3:28pm
February 24, 2016
Local caucus goers will make voices heard on Super Tuesday
February 24, 2016 - 4:49pm
Town hall meeting with Sen. Westrom and Rep. Backer March 1 in Morris
February 24, 2016 - 5:22am
February 20, 2016
Stevens County votes to raise garbage rates
February 20, 2016 - 1:06pm
February 12, 2016
City seeks bids on long-delayed Oregon Avenue project
February 12, 2016 - 4:00pm
February 5, 2016
More than 100 people packed the Chokio Fire Hall on Thursday, Feb. 4 to speak with Rep. Denny McNamara (standing, left), Rep. Paul Anderson (center) and Rep. Jeff Backer (right) about environmental issues. (Kim Ukura/Sun Tribune)
Chokio packed for discussion on environment, buffer strips
February 5, 2016 - 4:26pm
January 26, 2016
Environmental listening session with legislators to be held in Chokio on Feb. 4
January 26, 2016 - 5:44am
January 25, 2016
Certified nursing assistants Anni Torma, left, and Sam Clemens serve cookies and coffee to West Wind Village residents Marlos Bacon (sitting, left) and Lila Estenson on Friday, Jan. 22 in Morris, Minn. (Brooke Kern/Sun Tribune)
A year later, more money has helped change nursing home attitudes
January 25, 2016 - 10:46am
January 21, 2016
Spending on mental health services continues to increase for Human Services
January 21, 2016 - 3:00pm
Rep. Backer part of child care panel established by Minnesota House
January 21, 2016 - 12:14pm
December 31, 2015
Stevens County Board approves wage increases for all county employees
December 31, 2015 - 3:56pm
December 24, 2015
Morris City Council discusses snow alert procedures
December 24, 2015 - 11:21am
December 23, 2015
Minnesotans need new IDs or may be grounded under Real ID law
December 23, 2015 - 9:36am