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  1. Jun

    1. Summer Food Distribution Dates (all-day)
      Jun 13 – Aug 8

      This year’s Surplus Food Distribution will be held Tuesday, June 13th, Tuesday, July 11th, and Tuesday, August 8th.  Distribution begins at 5:30 until the food is gone. Everyone who is in need from Morris and surrounding communities is welcome to participate.  All you need to do is fill our a brief survey about your household, which can be done the day of. Simply – IF YOU EAT YOU ARE ELIGIBLE!  Please bring your own boxes, totes, bags, or baskets to carry your food home. You can have a friend or family member pick up food for you.

      This year the food will arrive at the high school at approximately 6:00 p.m. the night prior to the distribution. Volunteers for the unloading on Monday evening and also around 4:00pm for the distribution on Tuesday are welcomed and needed!!

      The food distribution will be held at the Morris Area High School cafeteria. This event is sponsored by West Central Minnesota Community Action, Bremer Bank, Willie’s Super Valu, North Country Food Bank, Kannegiesser Truck Sales, Stevens County Food Shelf, Stevens Community Medical Center, and Morris Area Schools. Please consider volunteering! Thanks! For questions, please contact WCMCA at (800)492-4805.

      The last food distributions for the summer will be on Tuesday, August 8.

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  2. Jun

    1. Starbuck Heritage Days (all-day)
      Jun 30 – Jul 2

      The 35th annual Heritage Days is this Thursday through Sunday in Starbuck.  There are great events all weekend long. Thursday features a fun run, little Miss Minnewaska and family movie night.  Friday shop Crazy Days, bike rodeo, enjoy the Firehall pork feed and the Fabulous Armadillos from 9 to midnight at the city park ball field.  Saturday offers the fly in pancake breakfast at the airport starting at 7am, a craft fair, inflatables for the kids, kiddie carnival, kiddie parade, grand parade at 6PM and fireworks at 10PM. And don’t miss church in the park on Sunday.  Come and join your friends in Starbuck for the 35th annual Heritage Days this weekend.

  3. Jul

    1. Hancock July 4th Celebration (all-day)
      Jul 4

      The Hancock “Fourth of July Remembered” Celebration is just around the corner.  Start the celebration off with the Firemen’s Relief Association Pancake Breakfast at 7 AM.   There is the Little League All-Star Game at 10 AM, the Community Development Coin Dig at 11 AM, and the Kiddie parade at 1 PM.  The big parade starts at 1:30, followed by the tractor pull near Trico Ag.  Then head to Buddies for the Bean Bag Tournament and Fireworks at Dusk!  Don’t forget the Commercial Club Inflatable at the Water Tower Park at 10 AM -11 and 2 PM -3 and the Jam Session at Conroy Studio.  It all happens July 4th in Hancock.  See you there!

  4. Jul

    1. Kiwanis Talent Show Changes
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Please note the changes for the Kiwanis Talent Show this year.  Talent Show Finals will be held on Friday, July 14th at Eastside Park in Morris during Prairie Pioneer Days.

  5. 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