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Trump could privatize nation's air traffic controllers
Your fleece jacket might be polluting the Mississippi River
No draft for women in $618.7 billion annual defense bill heading to Obama
Landmark survey finds U.S. transgender people harassed in public restrooms
Man facing 16 felonies for alleged kidnapping, assault of Willmar woman
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
January 1, 2014
Grant keeps local foods effort going
MILAN — Carol Ford will be able to carry on the work of her late husband and develop a local foods network in the region based on the production...
January 1, 2014 - 11:13pm
December 17, 2013
Morris principal facing criminal sexual conduct charges
MORRIS — Morris Area High School Principal Craig Peterson is facing four felony counts of criminal sexual conduct after allegedly assaulting...
December 17, 2013 - 10:00am
July 28, 2013
Legion Baseball: Sandgren, BOLD edges Morris for district crown
MONTEVIDEO — Logan Sandgren stifled Morris, allowing a run on five hits while striking out nine to lead the BOLD Mudhens to a 3-1 win in the Division II, District 7 championship on Saturday. BOLD was already in the Division II state tournament as host, and Morris earned the district’s...
July 28, 2013 - 11:48pm
March 31, 2013
Severe weather may play tricks on residents of west central Minnesota this year
MORRIS — Although 2012 was an unusually quiet year for tornadoes and damaging winds in the Upper Midwest, it was an active season for much of Stevens County. While it’s still early to look at trends for the upcoming severe weather season, some indications show the region could...
March 31, 2013 - 11:09pm
March 28, 2013
UMM star Foss on NFL’s radar
Conventional wisdom says National Football League prospects don’t hail from small towns like Hancock and they don’t play their college ball...
March 28, 2013 - 10:29pm
March 27, 2013
Women's basketball: Fragodt, Auch help UMM to 4th straight regular-season title
Abby Fragodt and Emily Auch, both of Benson, were key members of the University of Minnesota, Morris women’s basketball team, which won its fourth-straight Upper Midwest Athletic Conference regular-season title during the 2012-2013 season. In addition, Fragodt earned three postseason...
March 27, 2013 - 10:39pm
March 4, 2013
Farm to Cafeteria workshop is Tuesday in Morris, Minn.
MORRIS — Apples, cucumbers, and tomatoes are the top three most popular Minnesota fruits and vegetables among K-12 students, according to an Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy survey of school food service leaders. Getting these locally grown foods on the menus of schools...
March 4, 2013 - 11:53am
Weekend barn fire in Stevens County kills 1800 hogs
MORRIS – A barn fire in Darnen Township early Saturday morning killed approximately 1,800 hogs and caused nearly $700,000 in property damage,...
March 4, 2013 - 10:31am
February 21, 2013
BNSF train engines derail Wednesday night in Hancock
HANCOCK -- Two Burlington Northern Santa Fe train engines went off the tracks in Hancock, Minn. on the evening of Wednesday, Feb. 20 while trying...
February 21, 2013 - 10:02am
February 19, 2013
Wind chill advisory extended to Wednesday, winter storm watch on for end of the week
WILLMAR – A wind chill advisory has been extended for most of Minnesota through Wednesday morning and a winter storm watch has been issued...
February 19, 2013 - 5:39pm
Construction of ‘green dorm’ off to quick start in Morris, Minn.
MORRIS — After five years of planning, the “Green Dorm” at the University of Minnesota, Morris is under construction and expected to be...
January 19, 2013 - 11:00am
November 29, 2012
Morris, Minn., Police investigate report of six held against will during armed robbery
MORRIS - The Morris Police Department is investigating a report that a group of armed men broke into a home in Morris and stole cash and valuables while detaining the six occupants. According to a press release from the Morris Police Department, at approximately 11:00 a.m. Thursday,...
November 29, 2012 - 10:55pm
July 28, 2012
Legion Baseball: Morris succumbs to superb pitching
MONTEVIDEO -- The age-old question of whether good pitching trumps good hitting, or vice versa, came out decidedly on the side of the arms on...
July 28, 2012 - 3:56pm
June 18, 2012
UM-Morris receives $1.2 million grant for science education
MORRIS -- The University of Minnesota, Morris, has received a four-year, $1.2 million grant to encourage success for science students of all backgrounds. Morris is one of 47 small undergraduate schools to receive a grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
June 18, 2012 - 12:00am
June 8, 2012
Solar energy workshop offered Tuesday in Morris, Minn.
MORRIS -- A daylong solar energy workshop will be Tuesday at the University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center in Morris. The participants will tour five unique solar energy systems. Cost is $30 and includes materials and lunch. Register online at http://renewables.morris.umn.edu...
June 8, 2012 - 7:44am