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DONNELLY — No injuries were reported at a house fire in Donnelly in the early morning hours of Sunday, June 5. The Morris Fire Department was paged out to provide mutual aid to the Donnelly Fire Department at 113 First Street at about 2 a.m. on Sunday. The MFD was on-scene in Donnelly for about 4.5 hours, Morris Fire Chief Dave Dybdal reported. No injuries were reported, however the house suffered severe fire damage, Dybdal said.
Minnesota State Community and Technical College has named 750 students to its President's List for the 2016 spring semester. Area students named to the M State President's List are Alec Gausman and Eden Sauder of Morris, and Cambria Aanerud of Donnelly. To earn this award for scholastic achievement, a student must complete 12 or more college-level credits for the semester with a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
Thieschafer appointed as acting director Cheryl L. Thieschafer, a Long Prairie native and resident of Sartell, has been appointed as acting director, St. Cloud VA Health Care System, beginning June 4. Thieschafer will serve as acting director until a permanent director is selected.
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. An open house bridal shower honoring Angela Halbe (daughter of Steve and Jeanne Halbe of Morris), bride to be of Jeff Boer, will be held on Saturday, June 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Morris Senior Center in Morris. Please bring your favorite recipe to share.
Monday, June 6 STEVENS COUNTY ECI MEETING will be held at 11:50 a.m. in the ECFE/SR Parent Education room at the Morris Area Elementary school. 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
Seth Douglas Schaefer was born on May 25 at Stevens Community Medical Center in Morris to Brent and Melinda Schaefer of Hancock. Seth weighed 5 pounds 8 ounces and was...
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.