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    You may have privately believed that our area was getting less populated, but recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows exactly how much. Between 2000 and 2016: Stevens County declined by 2.9 percent, Grant County’s population …

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    04 Jan 18
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    Stevens County students are running out of time to submit their essays for a cash prize. The Office of Community Engagement (OCE) at the University of Minnesota, Morris is inviting any seventh-through-twelfth grader who lives …

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    03 Jan 18
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    Last Tuesday, the Morris Fire Department officially received a late Christmas present. The City Council accepted a $365.00 donation from the Horton Community Chest, a small charity fund set up by the residents of Horton …

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    02 Jan 18
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    Don’t spring for the watch quite yet, Superintendent Rick Lahn may not be hanging it up after all. Tucked within the materials for next week’s Morris Area School Board meeting is a letter addressed to …

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    01 Jan 18
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    Bad news for local schools – the Labels For Education program is coming to an end. Since 1974, Campbell’s, and associated brands such as V8, Pepperidge Farm, and SpaghettiOs have invited you to cut off …

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    01 Jan 18
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    Icy roads led to a two-vehicle car crash last Saturday west of Pillager. 26-year-old Jessica Lynn Granby of Staples was headed west on Highway 210 at 11:23 a.m., when she lost control near the intersection …

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    30 Dec 17
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    A snow-caked interstate caused last Friday’s collision between two International trucks west of Downer. 30-year-old Nathan Jay Behlings of Moorhead was driving a 2016 International Plow Truck, headed west on I-94 at 1:38 p.m., north …

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    30 Dec 17
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    Alcohol is suspected in last Friday’s two-vehicle head-on crash east of Pennock. The State Patrol says 18-year-old Lindsey Barbara Peters of Willmar was under-the-influence at 4:34 a.m., when she was driving east on Highway 12, …

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    29 Dec 17