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  1. Oct

    1. Fall Into Health
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The third annual Fall Into Health and Morris Community Meal will take place on Monday, October 24, from 5–8 p.m. at the Morris Area Elementary School (151 South Columbia Avenue, Morris, MN 56267). This event is free and open to the public.  Fall into Health provides resources and information about living a healthier lifestyle through informational booths, free health screens, a provider panel, and keynote speaker Ben Utecht, former Golden Gopher and NFL Football Player and current singer. Community Meal will feature a free, delicious, and healthy menu of shepherd’s pie, crispy coleslaw, and fall harvest bars from 5–6:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria.  Volunteers are needed to help set up, to prepare and serve the meal, and to clean up on Sunday October 23, and on Monday, October 24, from 2–8 p.m.

  2. Nov

    1. Scandinavian Heritage Dinner & Silent Auction
      3:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      Come and join your friends at First Lutheran Church in Morris located on 200 East 5th Street for the Scandinavian Heritage Dinner and Silent Auction on Wednesday, November 2nd  (today). They’ll be serving favorites like lutefisk with butter, Swedish Christmas Ham, potatoes,gravy,  baked squash, cranberry sauce, rye bread, rommegrot, rice cream, almond cake with rhubarb compote, rosettes, Brun Hjertekake, spritz, krumkake and of course lefse!  Wednesday, November 2nd  from 3:30-7pm. Get a taste of holidays and join your friends at First Lutheran Church, Morris this (today) Wednesday.

       Lutefisk and Ham Dinner Adults $17.00 or Ham Dinner for $14.00.  Take out food available.

      Tickets available at First Lutheran Church 589-3242.

  3. Nov

    1. Benefit for Jonathan Reich
      4:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      There will be a Fish Fry benefit in support of Jonathan Reich on Friday, November 11th from 4:30 to 8:00 at the DeGraff Liquor Store.  In June 2008, Jon was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer in his right leg.  His cancer returned in 2016 and will result in the amputation of his right leg at the knee and more chemotherapy.  To help with the mounting medical bills and his inability to work for an extended period of time, please show your support and Love for Jon and his family.    There will be a silent auction and the fish fry.  Cost for tickets will be $8.50 for adults and $5 for kids 12 and under.  

  4. Mar

    1. Pay It Forward Stevens County (all-day)
      Mar 31

      Do you know someone who has gone above and beyond, improved the Human Spirit, or volunteered time and /or money for the sake of their fellow neighbors here in Stevens County?  We are looking for these individuals.  “Pay It Forward, Stevens County” is a group of businesses that would like to hear these stories and reward the person for making life better for someone else in Stevens County.  We believe that people fo un-noticed for the kindness they show or the effort they volunteer to help out people.  We would like these stories known and recognition given to show that the Human Spirit is not dead, and people will still go out of their way to give to someone in need.  What we are looking of from you, is a brief letter, telling us what a certain person did and how they did it.  We would like their name and way of contacting them so we can get their just reward to them.  We would also like to publish their story on KMRS/KKOK Radio and in the Morris Sun Tribune.  You can drop your nomination off at any of the participating businesses, once a month we will pick one person that exemplifies “Pay It Forward, Stevens County.”  Businesses participating are:

      Morris Pizza Ranch, Bank of the West, West Central Screen and Print, Regional Fitness Center, Morris Sun Tribune, Stevens Community Medical Center, Sheer Designs,Superior, Westmor, Hancock Concrete and KMRS/KKOK Radio