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Taking a break? Snapping turtle sits on Morris lawn
Popular central Minnesota lakes near 'tipping points' for water quality
Morris to remove several stop signs on Oregon Avenue
Media groups argue for release of Wetterling files that family deems private
Benson man involved in MBA hockey charged with soliciting sex from minor over internet
Junior Legion: Morris splits road games
Amateur Baseball: Orphans over Chokio in comeback fashion
Legion Baseball: Errors costly against Glenwood/Lowry
Legion Baseball: Hancock powers past Osakis
Amateur Baseball: Eagles sweep competition at Hinckley Invite
Carl "Pee Wee" Manska
Robert "Bob" Stevenson
Wayne K. Schmidgall
Theodore Ronald Estenson
Letter to the editor: Address changes are expensive
Letter to the editor County needs to rethink shop idea
Continuity and Change
Letter to the editor: Thank you for poppy support; Legion Auxiliary needs you
Commentary: A poem for veterans
WROC's Features from the Farm: Research on industrial hemp
Taking a break from ag work
Weather dictating pace of spring field work
Growing for the future
2017 Farm Progress Issue
June 1, 2016
Growing Green Protecting Early Cole Crops from Caterpillar Pests
Cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, Brussels sprouts, collard greens, savoy and kohlrabi make up a group of cool season vegetables known as cole crops, or brassicas. These cold tolerant vegetables are some of the first that gardeners plant in the season, and the variety of flavor,...
June 1, 2016 - 6:53am
May 26, 2016
MnDOT: Construction on I-94 will impact Memorial Day weekend travel
ST. PAUL – Construction projects along Interstate 94 could cause delays for travelers over the Memorial Day weekend holiday. During the summer construction season, the Minnesota Department of Transportation urges motorists to use extra caution while driving through highway work...
May 26, 2016 - 3:47pm
May 24, 2016
“Mumble strip” installation begins May 31 on west central highways
DETROIT LAKES – Motorists on several west central Minnesota highways will soon encounter a quieter form of rumble strips on the roadway. Crews will begin installing sinusoidal centerline rumble strips, or “mumble strips,” on 13 highways starting May 31. Highway 28 from Morris...
May 24, 2016 - 4:43pm
May 17, 2016
Growing Green: Summer lawn care
With this odd start to the summer season, many seem confused about this season’s lawn care. What is an appropriate mower height? How often and how much should I water? When is the best time to fertilize, dethatch and renovate existing lawns? For the answers to these questions, you...
May 17, 2016 - 4:58am
May 10, 2016
Growing Green: Planting Trees
This unseasonably warm spring has encouraged avid home gardeners to get a jump start on their veggies. Potatoes, onions, peas, lettuce, spinach and radish have been planted, and it’s just about warm enough to get the tomatoes, beans and peppers in the ground. You want the soil...
May 10, 2016 - 5:53am
May 3, 2016
Burning household garbage source of pollution, report says
ST. PAUL – Illegal garbage burning – in open fires and burn barrels – is a persistent source of pollution in Minnesota, according to a feature story in the May–June Minnesota Conservation Volunteer magazine. Burning garbage can release toxins into the surrounding air, soil...
May 3, 2016 - 10:29am
April 28, 2016
History of the Morris Fire Department to be featured on Postcards May 1
MORRIS – “When the Call Comes,” a documentary about the history of the Morris Fire Department, will be broadcasted on Pioneer Public Television...
April 28, 2016 - 1:56pm
April 23, 2016
UPDATE: Kensington man killed in one-car rollover (April 2016)
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - Authorities have identified the driver who was killed in a roll-over south of Kensington early Saturday morning. The crash happened at about 6 a.m. on Pope Douglas Road SW. Douglas County law enforcement has determined that a 1999 Ford Taurus was being driven...
April 23, 2016 - 4:16pm
April 11, 2016
Growing Green: Peony Care for your Home Garden
This early spring weather has had many benefits. The ground has thawed, mud season was short, and many early flowering plants are beginning to emerge…but wait, is that snow I am hearing in the forecast? What’s a gardener to do? Fortunately, protecting plants from cold can be...
April 11, 2016 - 3:17am
March 29, 2016
Growing Green: Grow a Rainbow for Health and Nutrition
I love fresh, garden grown, produce! In March, I start my seeds and dream of the day I will harvest my first fruits and vegetables! There are so many varieties and so many shapes, colors, textures. Which, in the long run, will be the best to grow; the healthiest to eat? Look for...
March 29, 2016 - 2:18pm
March 23, 2016
Racial tensions stop committee discussion on Appleton prison
ST. PAUL — Black-white and urban-rural tensions filled a Minnesota House committee room Tuesday, with black protesters telling the mostly...
March 23, 2016 - 11:57am
March 21, 2016
Growing Green: Ticks already out in Minnesota
If you’re like me, you have been reveling in this glorious, early spring. I saw my first robin on Sunday, the red winged black birds have returned to create chaos in the tree tops, and one other early arriver is out there, the ubiquitous deer tick! University of Minnesota Entomologist...
March 21, 2016 - 9:43am
March 9, 2016
Growing Green: Five Steps to Conserving Water in Your Garden
2016 is the year to Water Wisely! From container plantings to lawns and garden, in 2016 the Consumer Horticulture Team at University of Minnesota Extension will be working statewide to help landowners use their water resources wisely. Educational workshops, informational posters,...
March 9, 2016 - 3:47pm
March 1, 2016
Spring load restrictions in effect in Stevens County
The Minnesota Department of Transportation’s ending date for winter load increases in the Central Frost Zone, including Stevens County, was Monday, Feb. 29. The start date for spring load restrictions in the Southeast, Metro and Central Frost Zones is also Feb. 29. Winter load...
March 1, 2016 - 2:09pm
February 13, 2016
Building a green dairy on the prairie
MORRIS — Later this spring, two new wind turbines and a new solar array will be installed at the West Central Research and Outreach Center...
February 13, 2016 - 5:52am