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  • Morris Police

    When it comes to understanding what happened in a train/vehicle collision in Morris, “We may never really know the final cause for the accident,” says Morris Chief of Police Ross Tiegs. The medical examiner’s report …

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    06 Feb 14
  • Craig Peterson Booking Photo

    An omnibus hearing turned procedural on Wednesday, as the defense for Morris High School Principal Craig Peterson passed on the right to question some of the evidence on file from the state. 36-year-old Craig Peterson …

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    06 Feb 14
  • Minnesota GOP

    The results of the Stevens County Republican straw poll are in, following a peaceful caucus meeting on Tuesday night. On the ballot for governor, former state Representative Marty Seifert garnered 36% of the vote, with …

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    06 Feb 14
  • Theatre Masks

    The One Act Play team from the Morris Area High School (MAHS) took 1st place in subsections competition on Friday, February 1. The team performed “The House of Atreus,” a one act play written by Thomas …

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    03 Feb 14
  • Westrom

      Senator Torrey Westrom (R, District 12) to constituents:  Recently our area has experienced a drastic increase in the price of propane.  This price increase is very detrimental to our way of life here in Greater …

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    31 Jan 14
  • 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