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  • Donnelly Threshing Bee

    The 47th annual Donnelly Threshing Bee is approaching, with a work day scheduled for Tuesday night on the grounds at 6:30 p.m. The Threshing Bee will be held this weekend on Saturday and Sunday, August 25 and 26. …

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    20 Aug 12
  • Minnesota State Patrol

    A Swift County man has died after an accident on Saturday morning in Big Stone County. Phillip Borstad, 59, of Appleton, was traveling on a motorcycle westbound on Highway 7 when a deer ran north …

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    20 Aug 12
  • The group photo is, left to right: Row One is Megan Ceballos, Michelle Johnson, Jill Beuckens, and Amanda Nygaard. Row Two is Joe Boedigheimer, Britney Greenwaldt, and Katie VanKempen.

    A group of seven teachers are settling in at the Morris Area Schools, as they prepare to join existing staff for the 2012-2013 school year. The Morris Area Schools have provided a description of each …

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    20 Aug 12
  • MN-WI Map

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Wisconsin and Minnesota are far apart on how much the Badger State should pay for tax reciprocity. The two states reached an agreement in principle in February on a deal …

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    17 Aug 12
  • Flu Shot1

    Several area health care facilities are being honored for their efforts in the last flu season to vaccinate their entire staff against influenza. The Minnesota Department of Health has awarded a “Blue Ribbon” to Ortonville …

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    17 Aug 12
  • zebra mussels

    The Minnesota DNR has been combating the spread of aquatic invasive species by education and prevention, but the DNR is now working toward finding effective means of controlling invasive species, like zebra mussels. The DNR …

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    17 Aug 12
  • Perkins Lake

    In what has been a months-long process, the end may be in sight for B&H Holdings, a company working to develop a special events center in Swan Lake Township between Perkins Lake and the Middle …

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    17 Aug 12
  • Cyrus School

    Consolidation talks continue between the Morris Area School District and the Cyrus School District, as Cyrus approaches its final year of operations. The Morris School Board will be discussing the consolidation next week, during their …

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    17 Aug 12