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  • 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
  • Stargazing

    The last scheduled stargazing at Glacial Lakes State Park has been planned for this Saturday. On September 15, join the Glacial Lakes Astronomers and Stargazers Society (GLASS)to see stars, planets, galaxies and nebulae up close. You will get …

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    10 Sep 12
  • Cyrus School

    The Morris Area and Cyrus Schools continue consolidation discussions this week, with a special meeting planned for the Morris Area School board on Thursday evening. The board will be discussing several financial considerations. At latest estimate, the Morris …

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    10 Sep 12
  • Olivia Fire & Rescue

    A fire in Olivia on Sunday night gutted the building that housed the Renville County Food Shelf, the Red Cross office, a thrift store and an apartment. Olivia Fire Chief Tim Seehusen says the the fire was intentionally …

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    10 Sep 12