Skip to main content
Stevens County Times
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
July 17, 2009
Morris firefighters, city manager disagree on contributions to pensions
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune A disagreement about city money that goes to the Morris Fire Department Relief Association's pension fund will be hashed out during an informational meeting July 23. Morris City Manager Blaine Hill, in an effort to shave costs as the state's economic crisis...
July 17, 2009 - 6:48pm
March 19, 2009
MnDOT announces bid results for first 11 Greater Minnesota federal stimulus transportation projects
The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced the contractors who submitted the apparent lowest bids to build 11 road and bridge projects in Greater Minnesota with funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Bids for these projects total approximately $40 million. The...
March 19, 2009 - 11:40am
February 27, 2009
Letters to the Editor
Helping a pioneer "He lies in an unmarked grave." I've always felt that was one of the saddest sentences in the English language. That's why I'd like to see the grave marked of Francis Arthur Mullen in Calvary Cemetery in Morris . Mr. Mullen came to Morris in 1896 and was associated...
February 27, 2009 - 4:51pm
February 23, 2009
UPDATE: Morris woman's body found
A Morris woman was found dead on the 600 block of East 8th Street in Morris on Monday afternoon. Laurie Ann Heintzelman, 46, hadn't been heard...
February 23, 2009 - 8:57am
February 20, 2009
County hit with $20,000 sales tax bill
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune Stevens County was presented with what County Attorney Charles Glasrud called a "$20,000 surprise" at the county board's meeting Tuesday. A Minnesota Department of Revenue sales tax review showed the county owes $19,832 in sales tax not collected between...
February 20, 2009 - 4:53pm
January 31, 2009
Morris Area, other districts included in peanut hold, recall alert
The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Friday alerted the Minnesota Department of Education that peanuts from Peanut Corporation of America were used in the school lunch commodity food distribution program in January 2007 and were being placed on recall/hold status pending further...
January 31, 2009 - 12:00am
January 24, 2009
Region begins to lead the way in biomass energy
MORRIS -- Ernie Schmitt's office with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in Alexandria might seem like a sleepy outpost in the world's quest for new sources of clean energy. But not infrequently, the forestry technician's phone chirps with calls from places as disparate...
January 24, 2009 - 12:00am
Morris Fire Chief named Minnesota Fire Department Association regional president
Morris Fire Department Chief Doug Storck is president of the Minnesota State Fire Department Association's Lake Region. Storck is serving a...
January 24, 2009 - 12:00am
January 17, 2009
Report outlines adverse events at Minnesota hospitals in 2008
After a patient at Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital died by suicide last year, a hospital team sat down and analyzed what happened and how corrective action could be taken to prevent it from happening again. The process "definitely" was helpful, said Mark Paulson, the hospital's...
January 17, 2009 - 12:00am
January 15, 2009
Health department takes over management of Crestview Manor in Evansville
The Minnesota Department of Health is assuming management of the Crestview Manor nursing home in Evansville because of the financial troubles of its owner, the Foundation for Rural Health Care in Fosston. Crestview is licensed for 42 beds. MDH is assuming management of Crestview...
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am
January 11, 2009
Winter Severity Index up from last year
By Sam Cook Duluth News Tribune Yes, it's cold. And, yes, the snow is deep. But so far, this hasn't been a severe winter, at least not by standards that matter to white-tailed deer. Biologists in both Minnesota and Wisconsin keep a Winter Severity Index to track the progress...
January 11, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
UPDATE: Fire at Superior Industries does little damage
An exterior filter system for welding smoke caught fire at Superior Industries Thursday morning. Morris Fire Chief Doug Storck said firefighters...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
December 21, 2008
MnDOT: Be prepared for winter weather travel
With significant snowfall and wind, and sub-zero temperatures predicted this weekend, motorists should be prepared if problems occur when traveling in western Minnesota. The Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds motorists that changing weather conditions could quickly alter...
December 21, 2008 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
Morris Fire Department elects officers, recognizes accomplishments at meeting
The Morris Fire Dept. recently held its annual meeting. Officers installed for the new year are the: Doug Storck, Chief; Joe Lembcke,...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
December 13, 2008
State's first influenza case confirmed
Minnesota has recorded its first culture-confirmed case of influenza for the 2008-2009 season in a 39-year-old man from Chisago County. The man's illness was caused by the A (H1) strain of the virus, the Minnesota Department of Health reported Friday. The man's virus is a good match...
December 13, 2008 - 12:00am