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  • Westrom with Students

    Elbow Lake Senator Torrey Westrom and Representative Jay McNamar will be on a meet-and-greet tour today, making stops around District 12. McNamar, a Democrat, says partisan politics haven’t affected communication between he and Westrom, a …

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    22 Feb 13
  • Sheep to Shawl

    The Stevens County Museum will host their annual meeting this Sunday (February 24) and they are opening the program to the general public. The feature artist will be Sharon Marquardt, one of the four artists …

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    22 Feb 13
  • Klobuchar at Superior

    US Senator Amy Klobuchar made several stops in West-Central Minnesota yesterday (Tuesday, February 19) on her Exporting Minnesota” tour. Klobuchar discussed her efforts to open up new export markets for Minnesota businesses to help them …

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    20 Feb 13
  • al franken1

    United States Senator Al Franken will serve as the 2013 Commencement speaker at the University of Minnesota, Morris on Saturday, May 11. This year marks the University’s 50th Commencement exercise. Senator Franken was elected to …

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    20 Feb 13
  • Center for Small Towns

    Jolee Henkel ’15, Clara City, has been working for the past year with the Center for Small Towns (CST) to help create a comprehensive breakdown of Stevens County’s carbon footprint. She and CST have undertaken …

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    19 Feb 13
  • Jay McNamar

    Dear Neighbors, This week has been very exciting. Along with approving the set of rules that we’ll use throughout the session, we passed a bill to expand Medicaid coverage for low income Minnesotans and a …

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    18 Feb 13
  • nhan lap tran

    OAKDALE, Minn. (AP) — Police are trying to determine why a 34-year-old man randomly shot at passing vehicles in a suburban St. Paul neighborhood, wounding a female driver and killing her 9-year-old son. A witness …

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    13 Feb 13
  • Language Revitalization

    The University of Minnesota, Morris recently received an Ojibwe Language Revitalization Grant from the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council, which will fund the Mino-Gikin’dasowin (Good Knowledge) Project. This project will expand Morris’s Ojibwe language offerings and …

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    13 Feb 13