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There is a day, week, month or even season for just about everything. If you listen and watch, it almost makes you laugh when they honor certain things like National Pizza Week or Honor Your Favorite Clown Day. Last week I heard of a special day and I thought, Finally! It was called Girlfriends Day. A day to recognize how important these special friends are to you. If I had heard about it sooner, I probably would have found a card or sent my girlfriends something on that day.
It has to set Stevens County Commissioners back a little bit, to talk seriously about spending $10 million of taxpayers' money and not have their heads chewed off by people who oppose the idea. In this case, the commissioners are looking at a county jail. They have been for the last two years, and have been talking seriously the last year about a regional jail.
Service Options for Seniors of Morris is building a new housing project in Morris. The new project, Skyview Plaza, will be next door to Skyview Court on Court Drive. Skyview Plaza will be a two story, 39 unit apartment building designed as independent living, owned by Service Options for Seniors, and managed by St.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has finalized its plan to increase the state's breeding duck population to 1 million by protecting and restoring 2 million acres of habitat over the next five decades. The DNR's long-range duck recovery plan, a draft of which was presented for public review in January, builds on the 2001 plan to Restore Minnesota's Wetland and Waterfowl Hunting Heritage. The new plan outlines the state's most ambitious goals ever to restore and protect prairie wetland and grassland habitat, accelerate shallow lake management and improve statewide waterfowl habita
The MAHS boys track team resumed its schedule after a rainout with an appearance at Minnewaska Area for an invitational on Tuesday. First was taken by the 4x800m relay team of Brian Wall, Aaron Lund, Justin Lund and Nathan Lund. This foursome was timed at 8:53. Second was taken by the 4x200m relay unit of Geoff Brustuen, Taylor Nohl, Jackson Henrich and Tom Kloos. This tandem ran a 1:47 time. Also in the runner-up circle was the 4x400m relay team of Taylor Nohl, Nathan Lund, Justin Lund and Brian Wall, clocked at 3:45.
By Londa Nelson Anklam My neighbor and daughter, Anna Hamburg, is featured on the front cover of the April 2006 edition of American Small Farm magazine with her flock of goats. Sporting fluorescent orange coveralls, the magazine cover photograph shows her enjoying a few moments on a brisk morning with the kids. Anna is a fifth generation American farmer living and working in Lacomb, Ore.
A record that has been in the MAHS book since 1990 has been re-written. Jasmine Henrich threw the discus 128 feet/nine inches in the Minnewaska Invitational held on Tuesday. The throw broke the previous record of 125 feet/two inches, set by Michele Lea in 1990. Henrich took first with that throw, then she broke the record again at the NL-Spicer meet on Thursday with a first place throw of 129 feet/four inches. At Waska, Jasmine also threw to first place in the shot put, turning in a 32 feet/eight inches performance.
The Morris Sun Tribune on Friday launched a total redesign of its Web site, www.morrissuntribune.com . The changes, in the works for several months, include new content and Web innovations. The first phase can be viewed and used now, and additional features will be added in coming weeks. "The World Wide Web is constantly changing, and our Web site will be a work in progress," said Sue Dieter, general manager. The Sun Tribune sees the new site as a community gateway to what's happening in the area.
Nick Hervin (So. Cold Spring) earned his first shutout win of the season, and his fifth complete game as the University of Minnesota, Morris defeated Crown College 1-0 in the second game of the UMAC doubleheader with the Storm on Tuesday at Cougar Field. Crown took the first game 7-4. The Storm scored four runs on five hits in the first inning in Tuesdays opener and went on to the 7-4 victory. In the Cougar half of the first, Bobby Culbertson (Sr.
The MAHS baseball Tigers were whitewashed 10-0 in five innings Tuesday in a forgettable performance that the squad hopes yields some lessons on departments needing improvement. Josh Griffith had the only hit for MAHS in this loss to the Thunderhawks of Montevideo, at Chizek Field. Josh legged out an infield single. The winning T-Hawks hit the ball with authority, banging out ten hits in the process of scoring those ten runs.