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Fewer applicants this time as Willmar PD seeks to fill officer position
Democrats in disarray on eve of convention to nominate Clinton
Rumor of BNSF backing out of Willmar railroad bypass project called 'ludicrous'
Paynesville man, 22, injured in motorcycle crash
UPDATED: Rural church near Sacred Heart destroyed by fire
Jed Carlson column: 'Rand Jr.' looks back on his sports icon
Roundup: Chuckers earn spot in County Line title game
Stingers sweep pair on Sunday
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Mark Donovan Goblirsch
Ardis "Rusty" Smith
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
May 12, 2016
Newly named U of M-Morris chancellor declines job
MORRIS — The newly named chancellor for the University of Minnesota-Morris has decided against taking the job. University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler sent an email to university faculty, staff and students Thursday stating that Rodney Hanley said it was a personal decision...
May 12, 2016 - 10:33pm
April 30, 2016
Western Minn. company with workers on strike says it will close
MORRIS (Forum News Service) — Aaron Carlson Corporation, whose carpenters have been on strike since April 11, will be closing its Morris location, the company said in a news release sent late Friday afternoon. The company, which has been making custom woodworking in the state for...
April 30, 2016 - 12:52am
April 24, 2016
Prep Baseball: MACCRAY wins three games at Morris/CA tourney
Derick Sommers pitched a solid game and Chase Christenson drove in two runs as MACCRAY defeated Morris/Chokio-Alberta 7-2 on Saturday in a Morris Invitational game featuring two area teams
April 24, 2016 - 11:53pm
April 22, 2016
UM-Morris names Rodney Hanley new chancellor
MORRIS — Rodney Hanley has been named the next chancellor of the University of Minnesota, Morris. Hanley’s appointment is effective July 1 pending approval by the Board of Regents at their May 13 meeting. Hanley comes to Morris from Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, a...
April 22, 2016 - 8:54pm
April 13, 2016
Workers at western Minnesota cabinet making company go on strike
MORRIS -- A group of employees at Aaron Carlson Woodwork in Morris in western Minnesota are on strike, protesting what they say are unfair labor...
April 13, 2016 - 5:30am
January 23, 2016
Front-row seat in Paris helps U of M professor see potential of western Minn. in slowing climate change
MORRIS — Ten days at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Paris gave Arne Kildegaard ample opportunity to learn of the misery...
January 23, 2016 - 12:24am
December 1, 2015
Starbuck woman's cause of death ruled undetermined
ALEXANDRIA - The death of a college student who was found in a Douglas County field last month was from "undetermined causes," the Midwest Medical...
December 1, 2015 - 1:51pm
November 12, 2015
Prep Volleyball: Morris/Chokio-Alberta starts state tournament today
Morris/Chokio-Alberta, enjoying its best season in the program's history, and Rocori square off tonight at 7 p.m. in the opening round of the...
November 12, 2015 - 10:58am
October 27, 2015
Human remains found in field near where student disappeared; ID is pending autopsy
ALEXANDRIA - Authorities say a farmer has found human remains that appear to be of a female about the same age as woman reported missing Oct...
October 27, 2015 - 12:07pm
October 26, 2015
Missing UM-Morris student last seen in Alexandria with man she knew
ALEXANDRIA — Investigators in the disappearance of 18-year-old Laura Schwendemann of Starbuck and Hancock say she was last seen with a male...
October 26, 2015 - 4:57pm
June 23, 2015
Riverview Dairy hosting open house
MORRIS — Riverview Dairy is hosting an open house on its grounds at 26406 470th Avenue, Morris from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday. The public is welcome to join for guided bus tours of the dairy as it celebrates its 20th anniversary. The event will also include special guest...
June 23, 2015 - 9:40am
January 24, 2015
Morris physician practicing under conditional license after unauthorized prescriptions, fraudulent billing discovered
MORRIS — A Morris physician, who serves a wide area of central and southwest Minnesota as an allergy and asthma specialist, has been reprimanded by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice for a variety of misconduct issues and has been given a conditional license to practice.
January 24, 2015 - 10:00am
December 23, 2014
Update: Assistant Stevens County attorney, Fergus Falls official killed in crash following high-speed chase
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - The person killed following an 11-mile police chase in Otter Tail County has been identified as Timothy Rundquist, a Fergus...
December 23, 2014 - 1:18pm
December 8, 2014
Nine indicted on federal drug charges involving meth
MORRIS — Nine people in two states, including two people from Stevens County, have been indicted on federal drug charges for the possession and distribution of methamphetamine in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. For the last 21 months, the Stevens County Sheriff’s...
December 8, 2014 - 8:59pm
December 2, 2014
Area teachers seek donations for classrooms
Several area teachers are seeking help through a charity website to pay for materials for their classrooms. The site DonorsChoose.org helps public school teachers use crowdfunding to meet their classroom needs, placing descriptions of their projects on the site and seeking tax-deductible...
December 2, 2014 - 11:33pm