Local News
  • Morris, Donnelly, Hancock Crews Battle Rural Structure Fire

    The Morris Fire Department was called to a barn blaze Tuesday morning (November 12), and responded with fire trucks and water carriers to the rural farmstead site.   A wood barn structure, encased in metal …

    Keep Reading >>

    12 Nov 13
  • Soup & Substance Discussion: Disabilities Among Veterans

    The University of Minnesota, Morris will host its next Soup & Substance discussion on Wednesday, November 20, at 5:30 p.m. in the Student Center’s Moccasin Flower Room. The event provides an open forum for members of the …

    Keep Reading >>

    12 Nov 13
  • Red Cross in Alexandria, Browns Valley, Appleton

    The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be in Alexandria today (Monday), collecting donations at Cornerstone Church from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. On Wednesday, November 13, the bloodmobile will be in the Browns Valley Community at the …

    Keep Reading >>

    11 Nov 13
  • Gator Swimmer Lacey Entzi Advances to State

    Minnewaska Area seventh grader Lacey Entzi earned a trip to the state swimming meet after her second place finish in the 500 yard free style at the girls’ Section 6A swimming and diving finals, held Saturday in …

    Keep Reading >>

    11 Nov 13
  • Pioneer Public TV to Add Production Trailer

    With more than 45,000 square miles in its viewing area, Pioneer Public TV (PPTV) has a lot of ground to cover. To serve this area, the local viewer-supported public television station is launching plans to …

    Keep Reading >>

    11 Nov 13
  • MPCA Levies Fines in 63 Enforcement Cases

     In its ongoing efforts to promote environmental compliance, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency concluded 63 enforcement cases in 39 counties throughout Minnesota during the third quarter of 2013.   Penalties from all 63 cases totaled …

    Keep Reading >>

    07 Nov 13
  • “Come Grow With Us” Series: Nature on the Holiday Table

    BRING NATURE TO THE HOLIDAY TABLE Want to make your holiday table especially stunning?  Join Lois Schmidgall, owner of Creations, an Event Studio in Alexandria and a Certified Floral Designer and Wayne Lesmeister, owner of Wayne-N-Jeans …

    Keep Reading >>

    07 Nov 13
  • Local Counties Receive Health Grants from State

    Continuing the effort to improve the health of Minnesotans, and reduce health care costs through low-cost, preventive measures, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has awarded more than $21.2 million in Statewide Health Improvement Program …

    Keep Reading >>

    07 Nov 13