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    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
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    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
  • Kiwanis

    The Kiwanis Talent Contest for the pre-teen division was Thursday night (June05)  at Eastside Park.   Xavier Running Hawk and Jackson Holman, both students 7 years of age and  2nd grade at St. Mary’s won 3rd place for their vocal duet …

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    06 Jun 14
  • county commissioners

    Stevens County Board of Commissioners discussed the Right-Of-Way Staking Project at the Stevens County Board of Commissioners meeting.  Last fall Stevens County goal was to ensure that the county was maintaining responsibility to provide good …

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    04 Jun 14
  • MAES

    Elementary students at Morris had their awards ceremony yesterday, their last day of school for the 2013-2014 school year.  Students who have maintained an A-average through 4, 5 and 6 grades and received the “Excels” …

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    04 Jun 14
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    University of Minnesota, Morris is hosting the 2014 Symposium on Small Towns, “Understanding Rural Migration: Myths, Trends, and Opportunities Exposed,” is beginning today through tomorrow (June 4-5).  Four keynote speakers will speak at the symposium. …

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    04 Jun 14
  • NcNamar

    Retired teacher and former Elbow Lake Mayor, State Rep. Jay McNamar has filed paperwork to run for reelection in legislative district 12A, which includes Big Stone, Grant, Stevens, Traverse, and Wilkin Counties and the western …

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    04 Jun 14