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MORRIS — Eighty-one Minnesota families were honored as 2016 Farm Family of the Year by the University of Minnesota. The Lloyd and Jan Anderson family of rural Alberta have been named Stevens County 2016 Farm Family of the Year. Lloyd Anderson was raised on a farm near Donnelly in western Minnesota. Lloyd and his father operated a farrow-to-finish hog operation and also raised corn and soybeans. Over the years the farming business changed. The Andersons now run a horticulture operation called Anderson Acres Farm and Greenhouse.
"Homemade Songs," the debut EP from Brenna Erickson, a native of Morris now living in Jacksonville, Florida, was released for purchase on Thursday, Aug. 4 via iTunes, Amazon and CD Baby, and is available for streaming on Spotify and Tidal. Erickson recorded, mixed and produced the EP herself in her home studio. "Homemade Songs" features four original songs that will give the world a taste of her blended style of folksy-country featured in this autobiographical collection of songs.
Tallack Dosdall and Andrea Bobrick are happy to announce their engagement as of Aug. 15, 2015. Tallack graduated from Concordia College-Moorhead and teaches math at Morris Area High School. Andrea...
Riley Joseph Murray was born on June 28, 2016 at Fairview Ridges Hospital in Burnsville to Amy and Ryan Murray of Lakeville. Riley Joseph weighed 6 pounds 7 ounces and...
MORRIS — Downtown Morris was hopping for this year's Crazy Days celebration on Thursday, July 28. In addition to shopping deals at retail establishments throughout the city, the day included several fun activities around town. The Morris Area Women of Today sponsored Chalk the Walk at the Morris Public Library, which included bubbles, games, and craft activities for kids of all ages. Later that day, kids had the chance to get dirty during the annual coin dig. Activity near the library ended late in the afternoon, with a performance by George of the Juggle.
MORRIS — An employee was killed in a farm accident at West River Dairy in Stevens County in the early morning hours of Sunday, July 31. Stevens County Sheriff Jason Dingman reported that a 911 call was received about a farm accident at the facility just after 3 a.m. on Sunday. Arturo Sanchez Posadas, 37, had been trapped in a piece of farm machinery inside one of the barns. Posadas was removed from the equipment and other employees began life-saving efforts. Those efforts were not successful, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Cyril Donald Hacker was born on July 16, 2016 at Glacial Ridge Hospital to Chris and Becky Hacker of Starbuck. Cyril weighed 6 pounds 11 ounces and was 19 inches...
Tuesday, August 2
There will be an open house birthday celebration for Joanne Hagtrom's 80th birthday, no gifts please, on Sunday, July 31 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Morris Senior Center, 603 Oregon Ave, Morris. There will be an open house baby shower for Kayla Arnold and son Tanner Michael on Saturday, Aug. 6, at Faith Lutheran Church from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.