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  • 12Westrom

    The Minnesota Senate unanimously passed designating the portion of Minnesota Highway 28 between Beardsley and Graceville as the Staff Sergeant Kevin Witte Memorial Highway. Chief authored by State Senator Torrey Westrom (R-Elbow Lake), the legislation …

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    29 Apr 16
  • WestromVotingMachine (2) (Small)

         On Tuesday, March 25th,  State Senator Torrey Westrom (R-ElbowLake) participated in a demonstration of new voting technology that will expand voting accessibility for all Minnesotans.  While voting machines for the visually impaired are …

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    28 Apr 16
  • city council

         Morris City Council members decided to wait on the water plant project at last night’s city council meeting. There is language in the legislation that could possible bring about $12 million dollars to …

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    27 Apr 16
  • morris fire dept

         Pioneer Public Television is broadcasting a documentary about the history of the Morris Fire Department. ‘When the Call Comes,’ will be aired on Sunday, May 1, at 7:00 p.m. The program will be repeated on …

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    26 Apr 16
  • 12Westrom

         After the passage of legislation in the Minnesota State House authorizing the sale of aerial fireworks,  State Senator Torrey Westrom (R-ElbowLake) chief author of the bill in the Senate is continuing to support …

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    25 Apr 16
  • burn1

    On Friday April 22nd, there was a controlled burn near Odessa, MN at the Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge.  it was a calm day until the smoke reached a stream of wind causing a wide …

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    25 Apr 16
  • lackey (Small)

    Michael Lackey, professor of English at the University of Minnesota, Morris, was named a 2016 Distinguished McKnight University Professor. The mid-career honor comes with a $100,000.00 award. Recipients hold the title for as long as they …

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    23 Apr 16
  • scam alert

       Chief of Police Ross Tiegs from the Morris Police Department reports that a few residents of Morris have received calls, reportedly from Stevens County Human Services, advising that person that they will be visited …

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    23 Apr 16