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  • Bent

    Meiningens, the student-run theatre group at the University of Minnesota, Morris, will present Martin Sherman’s Bent as its annual production. The compelling drama tells the story of two prisoners, Max and Horst, who fall in …

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    31 Jan 14
  • Jay McNamar

    Dear Neighbors, None of us here in West Central Minnesota need to be reminded that it’s been cold outside. This winter has brought our part of the state especially cold temperatures that have lasted for …

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    29 Jan 14
  • Wastewater

    The Morris City Council has voted to approve a plan for upgrades to the city’s water and waste water treatment facilities. Morris City Manager Blaine Hill says the upgrades will help the city meet regulations …

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    29 Jan 14
  • Herman Train, Semi Crash

      A man is dead following a train-semi accident in Herman, at an intersection near the meeting point of Highway 27 and Highway 9. Bradley Vold, 47, of Graceville, was driving a semi-tractor and trailer …

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    28 Jan 14
  • Farm Bill

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson says he’s pleased his colleagues were able to put aside partisanship and assemble a five-year farm bill that’s expected to get a vote on the House floor Wednesday. …

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    28 Jan 14
  • pomme de terre river 2

    Riparian buffers are among the top restoration strategies for the Pomme de Terre watershed in western Minnesota, as outlined in a report by the MPCA and local partners. This watershed has some of the best …

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    28 Jan 14
  • Keni Zenner

    Earlier this year the University of Minnesota, Morris Office of Community Engagement, in partnership with area schools and the organization Lazos, applied for a grant to host a full-time AmeriCorps VISTA member, a post that …

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    28 Jan 14
  • Bully Buster

    A clown meant to decry bullying will be in Morris this week, performing at the Morris Area Elementary School. “Bully Buster” is a show designed to teach kids about identifying and dealing with bullying. Ronald …

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    23 Jan 14