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MORRIS — The Morris Kiwanis have announced an abbreviated round of preliminary competitions, leading up to their Talent Show Finals in July at Prairie Pioneer Days. The Kiwanis will hold preliminary competitions on Thursday, June 23 and Thursday, June 30 at East Side Park in Morris. The top five acts from each evening will be eligible to perform during the Talent Show Finals, held as the kick-off to Prairie Pioneer Days on Friday, July 8.
MORRIS – Former State Representative Jay McNamar received a unanimous endorsement of the delegates at the Democratic Farmer Labor convention district convention to run for the District 12A seat in...
MORRIS — Alexandria High School teacher Russ Hinrichs won the endorsement of the delegates to the Democratic Farmer Labor convention for Minnesota State Senate District 12, held May 12 in Morris. Hinrichs will challenge incumbent Republican Senator Torrey Westrom of Elbow Lake. Hinrichs' wife, Patti, nominated him for the endorsement. "He is a born leader. He is trustworthy, respectful, accountable, he will listen," she said. "I am proud of him and it is a great honor to nominate him for Senate District 12."
MORRIS, Minn - As work on an assisted living facility nears completion on the old elementary site in Morris, construction of a new apartment building could begin within a month...
MORRIS - The Morris American Legion Post 29 hosted the organization’s highest executive, National Commander Dale Barnett, on Tuesday, Feb. 2 for breakfast and a discussion of veteran’s issues. Barnett...
The last few weeks have been wildly busy in Morris and it is the stuff that makes small town living worthwhile. Helping Eul's Hardware Hank celebrate 85 years in business with a picnic lunch and cake is just about the best way to spend part of a Saturday afternoon that I know of. A big city friend of mine cannot understand how this works. "Wait," she said, "you mean to tell me that the reward for being in business that long is that you get to give out free food? Shouldn't it be that people show up and buy more from you to help you stay here for another year?" Sure, maybe in the city.
MORRIS — For the past dozen years or so, I've been privileged to travel to Washington, D.C. each March as a representative of the Barnes-Aastad Soil and Water Conservation Research Association. This organization was founded in the 1950s by a group of local activists who wanted Congress to provide funding to locate a federal research station in Morris.
MORRIS — Over the past week, I've had two colleagues from larger towns visit, I have travelled to Moorhead to watch my son swim and I have interviewed a candidate from California who applied for position in my office. The common theme throughout these events was an appreciation for the community that I call home, Morris. Last Sunday I was at a USA Swim Club meet at Minnesota State University, Moorhead. This was my first visit to this pool and I have to say, it's not as nice as the competition pool at the University of Minnesota, Morris.
So, the credit cards bills from the holiday shopping are starting to arrive and maybe you didn’t stick to your budget as well as you thought. Let me ask you,...