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Three winners of David F. Day Memorial Scholarship funds have been announced. The scholarships are named in honor of Morris native David Day, who died in Iraq last year while serving with the Morris National Guard. Funds for the $1,000 scholarships were raised through last year's David F. Day Memorial Scholarship Fishing Tournament at Lake Minnewaska. The second-annual fishing tournament is Saturday, July 22. The scholarship winners must be in their final year in a law enforcement education program. They are: Matt Flogstad of Donnelly.
Minnesota Attorney General candidate Matt Entenza called the potential theft of military veterans identities "the Hurricane Katrina of ID theft," and vowed a plan to combat it. The Democratic candidate outlined a four-part legislative initiative to protect the identity of veterans, and he touched on several other issues, such as the proposed Big Stone II power plant and Stevens County's jail discussions, during a brief fly-in stop in Morris on Wednesday. Entenza's day-long tour of the state also took him to Little Falls, St.
By Sue Dieter Sun Tribune An 18-year-old Glenwood man who had been reported missing early this past week returned home safely on Thursday. However, the parents of a University of Minnesota, Morris student from Maryland are still waiting for any news about their son, almost two years after he disappeared in northern Minnesota. Nathaniel Williams left Morris September 28, 2004 for two-week fishing trip. He was traveling alone and told his roommates that he would be gone until October 10. He did not return as scheduled and his vehicle was found in Lake County, north of Two Harbors.
The Senate Committee on Appropriations has approved his request for more than $6 million in funding for key agricultural and research initiatives in Minnesota. The bill pushed by Minnesota Sen. Mark Dayton also included provisions, cosponsored by Dayton, to provide emergency disaster assistance for farmers nationwide who suffered losses in 2005. The disaster assistance package includes a Dayton provision to help farmers recover from herd losses due to bovine tuberculosis.
I have had a couple of requests for cool summer "slush" recipes, and I have been able to come up with these. I've made a couple of them and the others come from Recipes.com and have been given 4 stars. That is a great Website, and I could spend a day there. First, I'll do a Pina Colada mix. Thanks, Aggie. PINA COLADA 1- 46 oz. can pineapple juice 1- 12 oz. can frozen lemonade 2-3 cups light rum 1 Qt. Pina Colada mix Freeze in 5 qt. pail. To serve, fill glasses with 1/2 the slush mix and 1/2 7-Up. CRANBERRY SLUSH 1/2 Qt. cranberry juice 1 6 oz. can pink lemonade 12 oz. 7-Up 12 oz.
A group working to explore the reuse of the former Morris Area Elementary School said progress was being make, that prospects for the property appear good, and it urged patience by the City of Morris as their efforts continue. Members of the Elementary School Reuse Action Team briefed the City Council about its work at Tuesday's council meeting. The group is charged with designing a plan for potential uses for the almost 18-acre school parcel. The city purchased the land and buildings from the Morris Area School District last year, with city officials stating they wanted control over the la
15 Years Ago June 18, 1991 Sun There was more than the heat of the day warming the UMM PE Center Friday afternoon. According to UMM Chancellor David Johnson in his welcome to the 28th commencement ceremonies, there was also the "warmth of pride". From 61 graduates in the first class in 1964 to the over 400 in the Class of 1991, there are now over 7000 alumni of UMM. Johnson noted that this was the largest graduating class in the history of the campus. Auxiliary officers to Walter Tripp Post No. 29, American Legion, were recently installed at the clubrooms.
MYA AVERY SCHMIDGALL was born June 19, 2006 at St. Anthony Regional Hospital in Carroll, Iowa to Steph and Joe Schmidgall of Lake View, Iowa. Mya Avery weighed 7 lbs. 3 oz. and 19 1/2" long. Grandparents are Bob and Lori Bogue and Doug and Pat Schmidgall, all of Lake View, Iowa. Great grandparents are Duane and Marge Werkmeister of Lake View, Iowa, Dorothy Bogue of Wall Lake, Iowa, and Gene and Dorothy Schmidgall of Hancock.
JACKSON KEVIN SCHOENECKER was born February 16, 2006 at Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina to Kurt and Randee Schoenecker of Shakopee. Jackson Kevin weighed 7 lbs. 12 oz. and was 19 3/4" long. Grandparents are Greg and Bonnie Weiler of Morris and Rich and Rosie Schoenecker of Shakopee. Great grandparents are Rosalys Weiler of Morris, Wayne Rohloff of Morris and Viola Weiers of New Prague.*
HOLDEN DAVID QUAAL was born June 15, 2006 at Lake Region Hospital in Fergus Falls to Vernon and Kim Quaal of Underwood. Holden David weighed 8 lbs. 5 oz. and was 21" long. Grandparents are Eilert and Dorraine Beyer of Cyrus and John and Connie Quaal of Underwood. Great grandmothers are Laura Beyer of Starbuck and Alma Quaal of Wadena.