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  • lac qui parle county

                A father and son are charged with hosting an underage drinking party attended by a student athlete from Dawson who was later found dead of hypothermia.              Fifty-nine-year-old Gary Hastad and his 19-year-old son, …

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    25 Mar 14
  • lee community center

    The Lee Community Center, in Morris, faces a costly upgrade to the ice rink. Federal regulations will require R-22 refrigerant be phased out by the year 2020 due to its harm to the ozone layer. …

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    25 Mar 14
  • Dayton

    Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill providing hundreds of thousands of Minnesota taxpayers with extra deductions and exemptions they can claim on this year’s tax forms. Dayton signed the $434 million relief package Friday, …

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    24 Mar 14
  • Medical Marijuana

    Gov. Mark Dayton’s push for money to research medical marijuana may result from protests outside his office, according to one local lawmaker. Murdock Representative Andrew Falk says while the governor was preparing for a press …

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    24 Mar 14
  • UMM

    Peter Bell, distinguished author and community leader and former member of the University of Minnesota Board of Regents, will serve as the 2014 Commencement speaker at the University of Minnesota, Morris. This will mark the …

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    24 Mar 14
  • power line

    The North Dakota Public Service Commission has slated a public hearing for a proposed electric transmission line in the southeastern part of the state. The commission says the meeting is slated for April 1 in …

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    24 Mar 14
  • Alex Police Asking Public’s Help

                The Alexandria Police Department is seeking the public’s help identifying a motorist who may hav witnessed a robbery just before midnight on Tuesday.             The robbery took place at the Super America on Broadway …

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    20 Mar 14
  • MAHS Award

                The Minesota Department of Education has announced the recipients of the 2014 School Finance Award. For the second consecutive year, the Morris Area School district is a recipient of the award.             The award …

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    20 Mar 14