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An open house bridal shower in honor of Tera Taffe, bride-to-be of Nate Kleepsie, will be held Saturday, May 13, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., at the Morris Senior Center. Bring a favorite recipe. Everyone welcome. bw19 There will be an open house bridal shower for Mary Stade, bride-to-be of Jeremy Korn, on Saturday, May 13 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 108 West 8th Street, Morris. bw19 The Sam Smith family reunion will be held Sunday, June 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Pomme de Terre Park, Morris. Potluck.
Thank you everyone for the feedback on the column thus far. I appreciate hearing your opinions and suggestions. Some people have asked me for my predictions on the NHL playoffs, so I chose this topic for this weeks column. The first round of the playoffs is already over. In the Western Conference, the top four teams lost, which has never happened before. Detroit, which had the most points during the regular season, lost to the eight seed Edmonton 4-2. Ex-Wild goalie Dwayne Rolosons stellar play in net propelled the Oilers to the upset.
15 years ago April 23, 1991 Sun The train depot in Morris provided the backdrop for the photo of a strike scene. The US Congress moved that same day to put a quick end to a coast-to-coast strike by 235,000 rail workers that threatens the nations fragile economy. A number of local railroad workers were involved in the strike action. Bring on the nationals can again by the rallying cry for MAHS in National Academic Challenge. For the second straight year, MAHS students will be traveling to Houston, Texas, for the pinnacle of the program.
Kindergarten: The kinder kids worked with the sound th this week as in thanks! We are also working on our addition.We are pretty smart! We had a blast delivering May Day baskets to the other grades. We visited the Armory and Sgt. First Class Brent Fuhrman gave us a great tour. We also visited the Dairy Queen because it was Devin Fuhrmans wonderful week. Grade 1: In science we are learning how we can reuse and recycle to protect our worlds resources. We all have needs and wants and in social we are learning what is a need and what is a want.
The following events are happening at Morris Area High School during the week of May 8-13. (320) 589-4400 ( www.morris.k12.mn.us .) Monday, May 8 Softball A/B- Minnewaska- Away- 6:00 pm Baseball A/B- Minnewaska- Away- 7:00 pm Golf-Boys- ACGC- Away at Atwater- 4:30 pm Golf- Girls- W.C.C.
Stevens County Sheriff Mark Wallace Mattson, Hancock, 4/14/06; speeding; $122. Tulio Cesar Chapa, Morris, 3/31/06; charged on one count of speeding and another of driving after revocation. The disposition is guilty on both. On count 1, $582 and 30 days jail stayed for one year on conditions. On count 2, $582 and 30 days jail stayed for one year on conditions. Jennifer Clagett Sommers, Morris, 4/5/06; speeding; $222. UMM Police Matthew Sevald Abbott, St.
Funeral services for Minnie Hoffman of Hancock will be held on Saturday, May 6, at 10 a.m. at St. Johns Lutheran Church in Hancock. The Reverend Gregg Bitter will be officiating. Visitation continues for one hour prior to services at the church on Saturday. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery in Hancock. Minnie Charlotte Miller was born in Hodges Township in Stevens County on December 3, 1908, to Labrecht and Anna (Schliep) Miller. She was baptized on December 18, 1908, by The Reverend Kollmorgen in Hancock, and was confirmed on April 9, 1922, in Hancock by The Reverend Henry Hoppe.
Memorial services for Virginia Thorstad of St. Paul, formerly of Morris, were held on Friday, May 5, at Pedersen Funeral Home. The Reverend Alison Boomershine officiated. Burial was in Summit Cemetery. Virginia Thorstad passed away in her sleep early Tuesday morning, May 2, 2006. She had been battling double pneumonia which took her life. She was 85 years of age. Virginia Lee was born in Renwick, Iowa, on July 18, 1920, to the prominent farm family of William and Tressa (Brink) Lee. The Lees then moved to Alberta, Minnesota, where Virginia went to school in a one-room schoolhouse.
Memorial services for Vera Peterson of Morris will be held on Friday, May 12, at 2 p.m. at Federated Church. The Reverend Hilda Parks will be officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the church on Friday. Vera Matteson Peterson was born to DeVilla and Letticia (Nelson) on November 25, 1909, in Appleton. She passed away on January 30, 2006, at the age of 96. She was a resident of West Wind Village at the time of her death. Vera received her education in the Appleton school, where she graduated on June 3, 1927, in a class of 33 students.
Funeral services for Helen Hovend of Morris were held on Thursday, May 4, at Pedersen Funeral Home. The Reverend Todd Mattson officiated. Burial was held on Friday, May 5, at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. Helen Loraine Tolstad, daughter of Martin and Marie (Swenson) Tolstad, was born on September 30, 1914, in Starbuck. As a child she followed her dad, who was a Civil Engineer, to build bridges in Montana and Kansas. At a young age, her family moved to Starbuck where she graduated from Starbuck High School in 1933.