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Lakeshore property owners are reminded that removing aquatic plants or altering shoreline may require a permit from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. DNR staff members who issue permits for shoreline alteration or aquatic plant removal can help lakeshore owners avoid harming the lake or river near their home, said Steve Enger, DNR Division of Ecological Services. "Aquatic plants and natural shorelines provide habitat for fish and wildlife, help maintain water clarity and protect shorelines from erosion," Enger said.
Funeral services for Lyla Mae Jarvis of Morris were held on Thursday, May 11, at Assumption Catholic Church. Father Alan Wielinski and Deacon Stan Hennen officiated. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery. Lyla Mae Anderson, daughter of Howe and Martha (Carbert) Anderson, was born on July 19, 1929, in Browns Valley, where she was baptized on February 9, 1930, by The Reverend Joseph S. Goehring at the Presbyterian Church. When Lyla was six years old, her family moved to Herman where she began her schooling.
Morris residents will be switched from twice-weekly garbage pick up to once a week beginning Aug. 1. Refuse customers who currently are allowed to put out two 33-gallon containers per week now will set out one 68-gallon container once per week.
Work on a shared football facility for Morris Area schools and the University of Minnesota, Morris is expected to begin next week. Dave Aronson, UMM's coordinator for the $2.8 million project, said bid negotiations set the project back a couple weeks, but hes confident the facility will be ready for the fall football season. "I think we can make it," Aronson said. "Of course, it's still weather-contingent and with construction there could be some surprises out there. But we're optimistic.
Jacqueline Johnson has been to Morris once, but as a top administrator at a private liberal arts university, had long known about the University of Minnesota, Morris. She'll soon begin getting to know both UMM and the Morris area a lot better. Johnson on Wednesday was named University of Minnesota, Morris chancellor. Johnson is the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty at Buena Vista University, in Storm Lake, Ia. Johnson will assume the chancellor's job Aug.
GRACE ALMA ANDERSON was born March 30, 2006 at MeritCare Medical Center in Fargo, No. Dak. to Curtis and Amy Anderson. Grace Alma weighed 5 lbs. 8 oz. and was 18 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Lloyd and Jan Anderson of Alberta and Don and Bonnie Gieselman of Donnelly. Great grandparents are Lorraine Jordahl of Vergas, Mae Anderson of Donnelly, and Elsie Spiczka of St. Cloud.
Kindergarten: The Kinder Kids worked with the sound "ch," as in church. We also had our last "Villa Visit" with our "Grandfriends." It was a happy time but sad because we know it was our last. We want to take this space to thank our St. Mary's parents for a great week! You are the best and we are truly blessed. Thanks for all you do! Grade 1: In math we are beginning a unit on geometry. We will be learning about position and direction, solid and plane figures, and categorizing and classifying two and three dimensional figures.
The following events are happening at Morris Area High School during the week of May 15-20.
State Patrol Michael Jerome Olson, Coon Rapids, 3/31/06; speeding; $132. Audrey Ann Sieben, Elbow Lake, 12/2/05; charged on three counts of DWI.
An open house bridal shower in honor of Laura Bettendorf, bride-to-be of Dominic Lundebrek, will be held on Sunday, May 21, from 1 to 3 p.m., at Deb Felstul's residence, 411 Birch Ave., Morris. Dominic is the son of Liz and Lyle Lundebrek. Everyone welcome.