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ELIANA MARIE HOFFMAN was born June 23, 2006 at the Buffalo Hospital in Buffalo to Wes and Angie Hoffman of Cokato. Eliana Marie weighed 7 lbs. 1 oz. and was 20" long. Grandparents are Paul and Barb Leonard of Cyrus; Kathy and Curt Jacobson of Morris; Jeff and Marie Hoffman of Ashby. Great grandparents are Joanne Schneider of Cyrus; Lorraine Leonard of Morris; Vivian Hilbe of Elbow Lake; Wes and Gail Hoffman of Norcross; Myrna and Jerry Courier of Norcross; Dale and Zona Jacobson of Morris
An open house bridal shower in honor of Kayla Banken, bride-to-be of Ronald Hawkinson, Jr., will be held Saturday, August 5, from 10 a.m., to noon at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Chokio. Kayla is the daughter of Faith and Ed Banken of Morris and Ronald is the son of Ruth Hawkinson of Glenwood and Ronald Hawkinson, Sr. of Chokio. A September 23 wedding is being planned. You are invited to an open house golden wedding anniversary for Arnie and Verna Sharstrom on Sunday, August 6, from 1-4 p.m.
RECYCLING TRAILER TIMES AND LOCATIONS for rural residents: Alberta - 1st Saturday and Sunday of the month; south of the Cargill Elevator. Chokio - 2nd Saturday and Sunday of the month, in the County Shop, Hwy. 28. Donnelly - 3rd Saturday and Sunday of the month; just off Hwy. 9, south of City Park. Hancock - 4th Saturday and Sunday of the month, across alley from Hancock Co-op.
Cyrus Sheri Gerzina and Rebecca Lynn and friends Brianna and Krista Berger all of Inver Grove Heights came a week ago Friday to attend the Stevens County Relay for Life. All had noon lunch at the Jeff Anderson home. Marlene Bruland was among those helping Lorna Driggins celebrate her birthday. Shirley Libbon was a Wednesday afternoon guest of Marlene Bruland. Arlyn Lambert was an afternoon caller at the home of Margaret and Rollie Hall Wednesday.
I know that summer is in full force when tomato problems start coming into the office. It seems that every year our anticipation for that first tomato is so overwhelming that we can taste them as they start developing. When we see that first blush of color our mouth starts watering for a fresh BLT. The next time we look at our tomatoes our heart sinks when we see that first blemish. How can this be? We are not going to be denied our first homegrown fruit of the year. We panic when we return to the garden to find that the blemish has progressed and now affects a third of the fruit.
15 Years Ago July 16, 1991 Sun Morris has just completed a seventh successful Prairie Pioneer Days. The organizers and Morris residents worked hard to brighten a summer's weekend. Laurel Kayl was Prairie Pioneers Days coordinator. Highlights included the Alfalfa Arch, the Bells of the North English Morris Dancers, the Firemen's Water Fights, the Parade on Sunday led by the MAHS Band, the cookies served by maids in costume from the Stevens County Historical Society, the food and the sports events. Florence Ortman will celebrate her 99th birthday at an open house July 17 at the Villa of St.
The Stevens County Economic Improvement Commission, Inc.
The City of Morris will present an award to an individual, organization or business distinguished in efforts to promote human rights. The City Council on Tuesday approved a request to begin a Human Rights Award program, to be administered by the city's Human Rights Commission. The award will be presented annually, hopefully in conjunction with Human Rights Day in early December. The award will encourage the recognition of people who work on and advance human rights issues, and also be a touchstone for future generations, said Human Rights Commission member Bert Ahern "It will serve as a wo
Nancy Woodke has been named Associate Editor for sports and photography at the Morris Sun Tribune. A native of Morris, Woodke has more than five years experience working for local newspapers. Since April 2005, she had been the editor at the Hoffman Tribune. Prior to that, Woodke was the managing editor at the Chokio Review. "I'm very happy to have Nancy join our staff," said Sue Dieter, Sun Tribune Publisher and General Manager.
Several hundred people from around West Central Minnesota and beyond endured the hot weather to absorb the beauty and education available during the 36th annual horticulture Night at the West Central Research and Outreach Center's Horticulture Gardens Thursday. Group listened to one of many Horticulture experts on hand, and many were on hand for the dedication of the Wes Gray Backyard Garden. The Backyard Garden is sponsored by Gray's family, who began work as a horticulturist, educator and groundskeeper at the West Central School of Agriculture and the Experiment Station in 1948.