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  • Morris Area Elementary School

    The filing period for three open positions on the Morris Area School Board was set at last night’s regular meeting.   Rick Lahn (lane) encourages anyone interested in joining a team of residents committed to …

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    28 Jun 18
  • Two injured in deer-motorcycle collision

    Two people were slightly injured in a deer-motorcycle collision in northwest Douglas County Saturday afternoon.   Lucas Otterstetter, 39, of Elbow Lake, and 22-year-old Andrew Hoernemann of Brandon were driving on County Road 1.  Otterstetter struck a deer that ran …

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    28 Jun 18
  • Farm-to-market pilot project

    A new farm-to-market pilot project will bring locally grown produce to smaller grocery stores across the state.   Kathy Draeger with University of Minnesota Extension says the first project will center around garlic.  Big Stone County farmer, Russ Swenson, will transport his …

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    28 Jun 18
  • Stevens County DAC

    DAC Renovation  Stevens County Developmental Achievement Center (DAC) is looking to expand its 35-year-old Morris structure as it copes with a growing clientele and changing needs.  While the DAC is a non-profit organization, it has …

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    25 Jun 18
  • School board meeting

    School Board Mtg  The Morris Area School Board will hold their regular meeting tonight.   On the agenda, several personnel changes, a resolution establishing the filing dates for school board candidates to appear on the November …

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    25 Jun 18
  • Ivey

    Teen Ambassador Migraines  Midwest Teen Ambassador, Ivy Rose Kosbab, of Morris had to look no further than her own medical condition to find a platform for her year of community service with the Miss Morris …

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    25 Jun 18
  • Unemployment statistics

    Unemployment  Jobless figures for western Minnesota counties fell in May.   The unemployment rate for Stevens County was 1.9 percent, according to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.  Other county rates include:                           Big Stone                    2.2                   -2.0                         Grant                           3.0                   -1.9                         Pope                            2.0                   -1.0                         Swift                           2.7                   -1.9 …

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    25 Jun 18
  • Morris Area Elementary School

    School Board   The Morris School Board will meet 7 pm Monday, June 25, at Morris Elementary School Room C100.  On the agenda are actions on policies for school weapons, student attendance, and search of student …

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    22 Jun 18