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  • Local State Speech Results

                  The Minnesota State Speech Contest was held on Saturday in Blaine.            MorrisAreaHigh Schoolhad several participants. In Creative Expression, Kelsey Kurfman placed second. In Duo Interpretation, Kate Folkman and Alyna Kleinwolterink placed seventh, and …

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    14 Apr 14
  • McNamer Votes Yes Pay Equity

                A local legislator joined the majority in the Minnesota House in approving a bill that aims to narrow the pay gap between men and women.             House members approved the bill 106-24 Wednesday. …

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    10 Apr 14
  • city council

    Do you own a dog in Morris? Do you have a license for it? If you answered no, you’re not alone. Only 26 licenses have been purchased this year though they are required for all …

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    09 Apr 14
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           Pictured:  Joan Spaeth, Troy Ostby, Chris Athey, Kyle Rose, and Mick Rose Youth wrestling coach Mick Rose was recognized by Pay It Forward Stevens County for his lifetime of work supporting wrestling in the …

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    08 Apr 14
  • renville county

                A Hector man was killed in a broadside crash in Renville County on Thursday.             42-year-old Carlos Quezada was the driver of a Ford Freestyle that collided with an International Truck on Highway 4. …

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    07 Apr 14
  • jobs

                Jobless rates were generally lower in February in west central Minnesota counties.             The seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate for Stevens County was 4.1 percent, a drop of two tenths of a percent compared to …

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    07 Apr 14
  • mn dnr

         (AP) – The state Department of Natural Resources is trying to figure out whether current levels of groundwater use are sustainable and whether action is needed to protect water availability in the future.      A …

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    07 Apr 14
  • SheriBreen1

         Sheri Breen, assistant professor of political science, received the 2014 University of Minnesota, Morris Alumni Association Teaching Award. The award honors faculty members for outstanding contributions to undergraduate education by calling attention to educational …

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    31 Mar 14