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  • Alexandria Police

    Two young men from Alexandria have been arrested on charges of burglary after the two fled before a shooting property owner. 19 year old Dylan Donovan and 18 year old Jacob Kato have been arrested …

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    21 Sep 12
  • umm

    For the second consecutive year, G.I. Jobs––a magazine for military personnel transitioning to civilian life––awarded the University of Minnesota, Morris the designation of Military Friendly School. The 2013 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top …

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    21 Sep 12
  • morris city council

    The preliminary numbers came in higher than expected, but for the Morris City Council, a 6.9% levy increase was a good place to start. On Tuesday night, the council passed a preliminary 2013 total levy …

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    12 Sep 12
  • Farm Bill

    Despite it’s passage in the US Senate months ago, the 2012 Farm Bill has yet to be acted on in the US House and Minnesota farmers are working to ensure it’s passage before it expires …

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    12 Sep 12
  • Jay Parini

    One week from today (on Wednesday, September 19), a world-renowned author will be visiting Morris to discuss the role of fiction in representing history, and his Wednesday lecture will be open to the community. Jay …

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    12 Sep 12
  • ShopKo

    Two local stores will have grand openings tomorrow, after a months-long conversion process. The Morris and Glenwood Pamidas, now ShopKo Hometown Stores, will host ribbon cutting ceremonies on Thursday. The 8:45 a.m. opening ceremonies will …

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    12 Sep 12
  • Alexandira School District

    The Alexandria School District 206 has announced the six finalists being considered for the position of Superintendent of Schools. The six, drawn from a field of 35 applicants, are competing for a district job responsible …

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    12 Sep 12
  • Sterling Evans1

    Sterling Evans, Louise Welsh chair of Oklahoma, southern plains, and borderlands history at the University of Oklahoma, will be the featured speaker in this year’s O. Truman Driggs Distinguished Lecture in History, which will take …

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    11 Sep 12