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  1. Feb
    27
    Mon

    1. 2017 Firearm Safety Classes – Morris (all-day)
      Feb 27 – Apr 27

      The 2017 Firearm Safety Classes in Morris are coming up fast so get started now to make sure you can attend!  The classes begin on Thursday, April 27th and end on Saturday, April 29th.  

      You must be at least 11 years old.

      You must have completed the 12 hour long on-line course and have printed your course completion voucher before attending the class.

      Informaiton sheets for the class are available at the Morris Elementary School in the Community Education Office.

      You must pre-register by contacting Conservation Office Tony Anderson by e-mail at tony.anderson@state.mn.us

      Information on this and other safety training classes can always be found on the Minnesota DNR web site under the “education/safety” tab. 

  2. Mar
    24
    Fri

    1. St. Mary’s School Fish Fry
      4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      It’s back again the annual all you can eat Fish Fry at the Morris American Legion this Friday, March 24th   from 4:30 to 7pm, sponsored by St. Mary’s Catholic School.  Serving all you can eat fish, baked beans, chips, coleslaw and bread.   All proceeds will be donated for religious education. Tickets are only $8.00 for adults, kids 12 and under $5.00, and under three eat FREE. Support a great cause and have a fantastic meal…. all you can eat Fish Fry this Friday, March 24th   from 4:30 to 7pm at the Morris American Legion. Mark your calenday for the  St. Mary’s Catholic School Annual All you can Eat fish fry, this Friday, March 24th. Matching funds up to $1000.00 by Catholic United Financial.

  3. Mar
    25
    Sat

    1. Informational meeting on gluten sensitivity, celiac, and wheat allergy
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      There will be an informational meeting on gluten sensitivity/celiac, and wheat allergy on Sat., March 25 at 1 pm,  at the Ortonville, MN public library at 412 2nd Street N.W.,  in the downstairs meeting room.  It  IS  handicap-accessible.

      You will learn: What it is, how serious it is, what you can do about it, and where to find gluten-free bakeries, groceries, and recipes.  This is free and open to the public.  That’s March 25 at 1pm at the Ortonville Public library.
    2. Stand With Stacey
      4:00 pm – 1:00 am

      There will be a benefit supper and dance for Stacey Fromm on Saturday, March 25th from 4 to 8pm at the Morris National Guard Armory.  Stacey was diagnosed with breast cancer the end of August 2016.  She underwent surgery mid-September and started chemotherapy in October.  Her friends at Morris Fire Department along with other friends, neighbors, and relatives are hosting this benefit dinner, silent auction, and dance.   A pulled pork supper will be free will offering.  A silent auction will be held from 4:00 to 7:30.  From 9pm to 1am enjoy the music of Sweet Siren with a cash bar available.  All donations and proceeds will go towards Stacey’s medical costs.  

      Shirts are available for $15 to $18 and can be purchased through Matt Solemsaas by calling 320-287-0413.

      Checks should be made payable to “Stacey Fromm Benefit”.  If you are unable to attend the benefit but would like to donate, an account is set up at Bank of the West, 214 Atlantic Avenue in Morris.

    3. Pheasants Forever Banquet
      4:30 pm – 10:00 pm

      Stevens County Pheasants Forever is holding their 34th annual banquet Saturday, March 25th  at the Old Number One in Morris.  Crowing hour and raffles begin at 4:30 and the dinner and banquet begin at 6:30. There will be a general raffle, ladies raffle, and a ring neck raffle.  Plus, silent auction and a live auction. Prizes will include 30 plus guns, general raffle items, gun safe, and much more. Membership and dinner ticket is $55.00. For tickets contact Gabe Arnold at 320-815-6067. The 34th anniversary Stevens County Pheasants Forever banquet March 25th  at the Old# 1, Morris.

  4. Apr
    1
    Sat

    1. West Central Cattlemen Steak Supper
      3:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      Come and enjoy the West Central Cattleman Association Annual Steak Supper this Saturday, April 1st.  They will be serving a delicious grilled steak with all the fixings for just seven dollars at the Hotel 200 in Morris.  Bring your family and friends, serving begins at 3:30pm. Come on out and enjoy a grilled steak and all the trimmings…the West Central Cattleman Annual Steak Supper this Saturday, April 1st   at the Hotel 200 in Morris. 

  5. Apr
    8
    Sat

    1. David Giese Benefit
      4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      There will be a Benefit dinner for David Giese on Saturday, April 8th from 4 to 8 at the Morris American Legion.  David has been diagnosed and is being treated for a rare skin disease called Bullous Pemphigoid.  Because of the severity of this skin disease David has been off work since January 20th.  This benefit will help with ongoing medical expenses.  The benefit will be a free will donation and will be serving Barbecues and all the fixings, plus there will be a silent auction.  If you are unable to attend the event and would like to donate, you can make a donation to the David Giese Benefiet, c/o Dacotah Bank, 4 Atlantic Avenue, PO Box 380, Morris, MN 56267

  6. Mar
    31
    Sat

    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