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Nathan Gibson of Morris and Andrew Erickson of Chokio are among the 2,371 students who earned degrees from Minnesota State University, Mankato this year. Both Gibson and Erickson earned a BS degree in management. Commencement exercises were planned for Saturday, May 9 in the Taylor Center on the Minnesota State Mankato campus. Derek Richter and Ashley Boettcher of Morris are candidates for graduation from Minnesota West Community and Technical College.
Local Dale Carnegie graduates recognized Dale Carnegie Training would like to recognize the 2015 Morris Dale Carnegie Course graduates. A special acknowledgement goes to Travis Meyer as he has won the Highest Award for Achievement for his participation in the Dale Carnegie Course recently completed in Morris, Minn. The recipient for the award is voted on by class members upon completion of the course series.
Saturday, May 9 is the 23rd annual “America’s Great Day of Giving,” the food drive for the National Association of Letter Carriers. Letter carriers, both city and rural, walk and...
UMM among Green Ribbon Schools Sustainability Awardees The University of Minnesota, Morris is among the the 2015 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools (ED-GRS) Postsecondary Sustainability Awardees. Nine colleges and universities were honored for the first-ever Postsecondary Sustainability Award. Morris was nominated for the ED-GRS award by the Minnesota Department of Education.
Michael Anderson of Morris was awarded the Janet Joos Mathematics Award at the University of Jamestown Honors Convocation on Thursday, April 16. The award is given each year to the sophomore student showing the greatest promise in mathematics. The award was established by Russell D. and Janet M. Joos. Anderson was also recognized as an inductee of Beta Beta Beta, a National Biological Honor Society.
DETROIT LAKES — Motorists and pedestrians on Highway 9 and Highway 28 in Morris may encounter intermittent parking restrictions and sidewalk detours when a pedestrian accessibility project begins Monday, May 4, weather permitting. The project will result in several improvements: • New sidewalks on Highway 9/Atlantic Avenue, primarily between Fifth Street and Highway 28/Seventh Street • Traffic signal upgrades with pedestrian pushbuttons and audible beacons at two intersections on Highway 9/Atlantic Avenue • Improvements to pedestrian ramps at the corners of several intersections alon
APPLETON – How shifts in the Upper Midwest's climate are affecting the way we farm is the focus of an upcoming special broadcast on Thursday, April 30 at 9 p.m...
MORRIS — On Monday, Heartland Motor Company broke ground for a new Chevrolet Dealership at the intersection of Highway 9 and Highway 28 in Morris. They plan to be operating out of the new facility before the end of the year. The Dripps family has owned an automobile business in Morris since 1941 when George Dripps was awarded Oldsmobile and GMC Truck franchises and started selling vehicles out of his home on West Eighth Street in Morris. In 1948, George and his son Bill built a new dealership on the corner of Fifth Street and Oregon Avenue.
MORRIS – Students from the Morris Area High School Emergency Medical Technician class had an opportunity to visit Hennepin County Medical Center to participate in high fidelity simulated training scenarios...