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  • Timothy Backdash1

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A driver convicted of running down a group of university students, killing one of them, has been sentenced to 40 years in prison in Minnesota. University of Minnesota senior Benjamin Van Handel, …

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    17 Apr 12
  • Cows (1)

    Will the April showers bring May forage? As the moisture deficit continues across much of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Extension educators are hearing the question: What if the drought pattern continues? On top of that …

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    17 Apr 12
  • morris schools

    Several Morris students are headed to Speech Sections tomorrow (Saturday, April 14). Those who placed at sub-sections will be competing in Underwood, vying for a spot to state competition. Speech offers students an opportunity to practice their public …

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    13 Apr 12
  • Lorie Gildea1

    Minnesota Department of Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson and Minnesota Supreme Court Chief Justice Lorie S. Gildea are joining together to reinvigorate efforts among courts and social services to place foster children in permanent, nurturing …

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    13 Apr 12
  • Morris FFA

    Celebrating area youth achievement will be the focus of this year’s Annual FFA Banquet. Students, families, and alumni are invited to attend the Annual Banquet and Awards show tonight (Friday, April 13). The meal, provided by the …

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    13 Apr 12
  • Bloodmobile

    The Morris Red Cross Blood Drive was a success! Yesterday yielded 84 units of blood, two units over the day’s goal. Several donors hit landmarks: Howard Jaeck earned his 4 gallon pin. Jay Heltemes won his 7 gallon …

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    13 Apr 12
  • stevens county courthouse

    A jury of his peers found 34-year-old Justin Michael Rizzio guilty of four counts of felony DWI, one count of gross misdemeanor driving after cancellation, and one count of misdemeanor fleeing a peace officer on …

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    13 Apr 12
  • Celebrate!

    Volunteers will be celebrated next week at the Morris Area Schools. From April 16-20, the Morris Schools will be celebrating Public School Volunteer Week, acknowledging those who help students with reading and math, chaperone field …

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    13 Apr 12