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DONNELLY – Stevens County emergency responders were called to a semi tractor fire on Sunday, May 29 at approximately 5:30 p.m. The Donnelly Fire Department and Donnelly First Responders were...
MORRIS — Stevens County emergency responders were called to the Morris Municipal Airport on Thursday, May 26 to assist with an emergency landing of a small plane. The Morris Fire Department was called out to the airport just after 6:30 p.m. to prepare for the emergency landing. The plane was experiencing mechanical issues with the landing gear. The MFD responded with two fire engines, one heavy rescue truck, one brush truck and one water tanker. They also set up cones on the grass runway where they applied foam and water in case of fire during the landing.
MORRIS — The members of the Morris Area High School class of 2016 students walked across the stage to receive their diplomas during commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 27. The presentation of diplomas was made by Dick Metzger, chair of the Morris Area School Board, and Rick Lahn, Morris Area Schools superintendent. Tassel turners, selected by the senior students, were Cathy Matthews and Claire Exner. Valedictorian Andrew Mahoney and Salutatorian Sean Amundson delivered graduation addresses during the ceremony. The students' speeches are printed below.
Come help Jim Snowberg celebrate his retirement on June 4 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Eagles Club in Morris. An open house bridal shower honoring McKinzie Russell, bride to be of Tyler Meichsner (son of Dean and Rita Meichsner of Morris), will be held on Thursday, June 9, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Morris. Please bring your favorite recipe to share. There will be a graduation open house for Jacob Thorstad Sunday, May 29 following the 2 p.m. commencement ceremony at the Chokio Senior Center.
Tuesday, June 7 READ FOR THE WIN storytime at the Morris Public Library at 10:30 a.m. Enjoy books, games, and crafts for this "Froggy" storytime. No cost and no pre-registration required. For more information about Summer Reading activities contact the library at 320-589-1634 or visit the website at www.morris.lib.mn.us . Wednesday, June 8
The following area students have been named to the Ridgewater College dean's list for the spring 2016 semester: Jordan Bruns, Elizabeth Golombiecki, Brian Johnson, Kelsey Voges and Jared Wehking of Morris; and Brandon Shaw of Hancock. In order to be included on the Dean's list a student must maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and be enrolled in at least twelve credits, and meet certain other criteria.
ST. PAUL – Construction projects along Interstate 94 could cause delays for travelers over the Memorial Day weekend holiday. During the summer construction season, the Minnesota Department of Transportation urges...
MORRIS - American Legion Post Commander Earl Cline will be the keynote speaker at this year's Memorial Day Program on Monday, May 30 in Morris. The annual Memorial Day program will begin at 9 a.m. at the National Guard Armory (722 Iowa Ave). Following the program, there will be a march to the Veterans Memorial for a ceremony at approximately 9:45 a.m. The Morris Community Band will begin playing at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, with the program beginning at 9 a.m. Pastor Julius Miller of Our Redeemers Lutheran Church in Hancock will give the invocation.
MORRIS – Morris Area High School seniors will receive their diplomas next Friday, May 27 during MAHS’ 2016 graduation ceremony. The ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. in the...