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State Patrol Beverly Joyce Lathrop, Lake Benton, 5/6/06; speeding; $132. Duane William Nelson, Clinton, 4/19/06; failure to stop at stop signs; $132. Richard James Nelson, Hancock, 5/5/06; driver must carry proof of insurance; the charge is dismissed. Neal Joseph Diekman, Graceville, 3/25/06; charged on one count of liquor/consumption by persons under 21, and another of possession of drug paraphernalia.
As time is running out on this years legislative session, the Twins, Vikings, and Gophers are turning up the heat to get a new stadium. NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue was in town Tuesday lobbying for Zygi and the Vikings. Former Gopher and current coach of the Indianapolis Colts Tony Dungy was brought in by the Gophers to lobby for their new stadium. The Twins have paraded former players through the Capitol saying we need a new outdoor stadium for baseball. Why are the Timberwolves sitting this one out? Dont they want a new stadium too?
University of Minnesota, Morris football coach Ken Crandall has announced that 16 student-athletes have said they will play football for the Cougars beginning with the 2006 season. Of the players committed, 14 are high school seniors while two are transfers. All nine are from Minnesota. Coach Crandall says We are really beginning to hit our recruiting stride in the Division III arena.
15 Years Ago May 7, 1991 Sun Patty Wetterling is probably the states most visible mother. She brought her message of hope for her son, Jacob, and concern for all children to Morris last Friday as she talked about some of the dangers children face and what adults can do to watch for those dangers. Wetterling, whose talk was sponsored by the Stevens County Childcare Association, talked about Teaching Children Safety Without Fear. About 300 parents and children heard her talk at the MAHS auditorium. Bradley W.
Rhubarb! You love it or you hate it. I remember kids coming into the house to get a bowl of sugar and head for the rhubarb plants. I really do like it, and recently even bought some frozen. So, I thought I'd pass along some rhubarb recipes. RHUBARB RAISIN CRISP 5 C. sliced fresh or frozen rhubarb (I didn't use that much) 1/2 C. plus 2 Tbs. all-purpose flour, divided 1/2 C. raisins 3/4 C. sugar 1 tsp. cinnamon 1/4 tsp. salt 3/4 C. packed brown sugar 1/3 C. quick-cooking oats 1/3 C. cold butter or margarine Combine rhubarb and 2 Tbs. flour; place in a greased 8-9" square baking dish.
Kindergarten: The kinder kids are busy reviewing all their letters, numbers and words. We had our spring concert on Thursday night and sang our little hearts out. We also got to learn from the EMTs and we treated ourselves to ice cream and lollipops at the UMM. We only have five more days of school left. Grade 1: The first grade went to the Ice Cream and Lollipops Childrens Art Exhibit on Thursday. Our art exhibit was a mural of the story Pig Pig Grows Up by David McPhail. We enjoyed being part of the spring concert on Thursday evening. On Friday the Stevens County E.M.T.
A graduation open house honoring Mark Barsness and Lucas Banta will be held on Saturday, May 27, from 1 to 4 p.m., at the Richard Barsness home, 38870 180th St., Cyrus. bw21 An open house graduation party in honor of Nate Vold, son of Brad and Kris Vold, will be held Saturday, May 27, from 3 to 7 p.m., at their residence, 8 miles west of Chokio and 1 mile south on Co. Rd. 71. Watch for signs. bw21 There will be an open house bridal shower for Carly Dietz, bride-to-be of Trampas Howe, on Friday, June 2, from 7 to 9 p.m., at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Chokio.
The following events are happening at Morris Area High School during the week of May 22-27.
KENDRA JO KOEHL was born May 10, 2006 at Stevens Community Medical Center in Morris to Mitch and Janell Koehl of Morris. Kendra Jo weighed 6 lbs. 6 1/2 oz. and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Harvey and Deborah Joos and Randy and Shirley Koehl, all from Hancock. Great grandparents are Violet Wulf of Morris and Harry Rocke of Eureka, Ill.
By Brian Williams Sun Tribune Ever get frustrated with the weather and say Ill never complain about summer again or Ill never complain about winter again? But would these words really ring so true if you got up the next morning and it really was summer again, or winter again? For most of us, experiencing such weather extremes would be in the realm of fantasy. But for someone like Fernanda Iunes who has traveled from south of the equator to America to continue her high school studies, theres nothing fantastical about it at all.