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  • Pay It Forward  Agnes Searle

    Last night Agnes Searle received the award for Pay It Forward.  Emmy Kvatum (Quatum) on behalf of Members of Corinthians Chapter 77 Eastern Star  nominated Searle.  Searle was recognized for her  enthusiasm, love and cheerfulness …

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    25 Jun 14
  • Board of Commissioners

    Judy Thorstad, Stevens County Assessor, presented a report for the Estimated Market Values at the Stevens County Board of Appeal and Equalization meeting.  Chokio had an increase of an average of 7%, and Donnelly had …

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    19 Jun 14
  • Dave Dybdal

    The State Fire Convention was in Owatonna, MN, this last weekend.  Dave Dybdal received an award on behalf of the Morris Fire Department.  The Morris Fire Department was awarded 2014 Fire Department of the year …

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    19 Jun 14
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    On Tuesday, June 17, Aaron Jordan, Stevens County Attorney, filed a dismissal of the Criminal Sexual Conduct charges against Craig Jon Peterson with the District Court.  Jordan gave credit to the Morris Police Department and …

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    18 Jun 14
  • city council

    Morris City Council approved the resolution accepting insurance renewable proposal of total annual premium at $237,703 dollars at the City Council regular meeting last night.  With that approval the council agreed with a $2500 dollar …

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    11 Jun 14
  • minn capitol

    Senator Torrey Westrom of Elbow Lake and Representative Paul Anderson of  Starbuck have scheduled three town hall meetings for Thursday, June 12th. They will provide their thoughts on the now-concluded 2014 legislative session.  Their main purpose …

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    10 Jun 14
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    Morris has received a 2014 Climate Leadership Award by Second Nature.  These awards are presented annually toAmericanCollegeand University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) signatory institutions that demonstrate innovative and advanced leadership in education for sustainability and …

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    10 Jun 14
  • trap shooting

    For five days, early 4,000 student athletes representing 176 Minnesota high schools will compete in Alexandria for individual and team achievements in Novice, Junior Varsity and Varsity classifications.  This year the tournament has more than …

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    10 Jun 14