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DETROIT LAKES — The intersection of Highway 59 and Highway 28 in Morris will close to all vehicles starting Monday, Aug. 1. Traffic on Highway 28 will detour to Highway 9, County Road 1 and County Road 10. Traffic on Highway 59 remains detoured to Highway 9 and Highway 27. Local traffic from homes on Highway 59 north of Highway 28 will need to enter and exit Morris using an alternate route. The contractor will communicate with residents regarding any access changes to their homes due to on-going work on Highway 59.
MORRIS — Producers interested in increasing monarch butterfly habitat on private lands can apply to participate in the Monarch Butterfly Habitat Development Project through the Stevens County Natural Resources Conservation Service. The deadline to apply for this program is Aug. 19, 2016. This deadline coordinates with all other Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) deadlines.
CotahRose James O'Brien was born on July 24, 2016 at Stevens Community Medical Center to Cheri and Kevin O'Brien of Benson. CotahRose weighed 7 pounds 3 ounces and was 20 inches long.
Grayson Scott Luthi was born on July 20, 2016 at Stevens Community Medical Center in Morris to Kent and Ashley Luthi of Hancock. Grayson weighed 7 pounds 11 ounces and...
Jackson Dean Ver Steeg was born on July 22, 2016 at Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria to Chad and Leah Ver Steeg of Hancock. Jackson Dean weighed 8 pounds 10...
HACKENSACK — Morris Area FFA students recently attended the State Leadership Conference for Chapter Leaders (SLCCL) from July 10 to 15 and the State Greenhand Leadership Conference (SGLC) from July 27 to July 1, both at Deep Portage Conservation Reserve near Hackensack. The purpose of both conferences is to develop leadership skills for FFA students to bring to their chapters and communities.
ST. PAUL — Morris City Manager Blaine Hill was recognized by the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) July 21 during the Coalition's three-day summer conference in Austin for his excellence in service to Greater Minnesota. The Excellence in Service Award is given annually to a city leader who demonstrates knowledge, leadership and active participation in CGMC program areas over the past year.
Billy James Blaisdell was born on July 20, 2016 at Stevens Community medical Center to Shanna Tossey and James Blaisdell of Hancock. Billy weighed 8 pounds 8 ounces and was...
MORRIS — Morris' annual Crazy Days celebration is quickly approaching, promising a day full of great deals, fun events, and community engagement. The event kicks off at 7 am. on Thursday, July 28 and lasts until 4 p.m. the same day. New this year is a Crazy Days Scavenger Hunt, which begins at 2 p.m. The first five finishers will receive prizes from the Stevens County Historical Society. Rules and clues are available on the website, www.stevenshistorymuseum.com , as well as the museum's Facebook page.
There will be an open house bridal shower for Brittany Kohlmeier bride to be of Dylan Gahm on Saturday, July 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 600 Atlantic Ave., in the Community Room upstairs. Back doors and side doors will be opened. Bring your favorite recipe to share with the couple. (CM- MST July 16 and 23)