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Holiday DWI enforcement in Minnesota kicks off statewide
Search for RFC director to continue, board member says
Republican Tim Miller hopes to take on Collin Peterson
Lykken named president of Jennie-O as Leitch takes new position with Hormel
Hancock cast acts it out
Basketball: Grove's 26 not enough at Mayville State
Swim: Entzi closes out season at state
Three earn All Area mention from WCT
Basketball: Slow start gives Comets win over UM-Morris
It's about more than winning for Storm seniors
Martin Bruce Hicks
Robert Belew Holmes
Commentary: 'Honor our Old Glory'
Letter to the editor: Vote yes for children on Nov. 7
Letter to the editor: Support the Morris Area Schools referendum
Ghosts in Stevens County? Editor's column
Stevens County Times Editorial: Abusers count on silence
William Roger Loberg
Abigail Cassandra-Joan Mogler
Khamora Johnay Mary Anderson
Features from the Farm: News from the West Central Research and Outreach Center
Nov. 15 meeting on Farm Rental Agreements in Alexandria
Holloway farmer named American Star Farmer by National FFA
Features from the Farm: UMM students develop application for horticulture gardens
Ag credit counselor, mediator say new lending rules hit hard
April 9, 2016
Stevens County DFL supports reforms in criminal justice, elections, energy
MORRIS — After several hours of spirited and detail-oriented debate, Stevens County DFL members endorsed resolutions supporting reforms to the criminal justice system, elections, and energy systems across the state of Minnesota. Around 50 Stevens County DFL members gathered...
April 9, 2016 - 5:30am
March 18, 2016
Four townships switch to mail balloting for 2016 election
MORRIS — Four Stevens County townships will switch to mail balloting for the 2016 election, Stevens County Auditor/Treasurer Amanda Barsness reported Tuesday. After learning more about the process, officials in Scott, Synnes, Stevens and Eldorado Townships voted to do away...
March 18, 2016 - 3:17pm
February 24, 2016
Local caucus goers will make voices heard on Super Tuesday
ST. PAUL — Presidential candidates have given Minnesota a bit more love than usual this year as the state holds its precinct caucuses...
February 24, 2016 - 4:49pm
September 21, 2015
McNamar will seek DFL endorsement for House District 12A
ELBOW LAKE — Former state representative Jay McNamar has announced that he will seek the DFL endorsement to run for the District 12A seat...
September 21, 2015 - 10:30am
January 27, 2015
Peterson to run again in Minnesota’s 7th District
WASHINGTON – There’s no waiting game for U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson this year. Peterson, a Detroit Lakes Democrat who represents Minnesota’s sprawling 7th Congressional District, which stretches along the western edge of Minnesota, said through a spokeswoman Tuesday that...
January 27, 2015 - 4:26pm
November 14, 2014
Drawing straws for Stevens County Commissioner seat UPDATE
MORRIS, Minn. - The race for District 5 Stevens County Commissioner came down to a game of chance, and incumbent Phil Gausman drew the long straw...
November 14, 2014 - 9:08am
November 7, 2014
Recount for District 5 County Commissioner race set for Wednesday
MORRIS – There will be a recount for Stevens County Commissioner in District 5, where the two candidates were separated by just one vote after the unofficial results were tallied. Challenger Lauria Vavra earned 411 votes, while incumbent Phil Gausman received 410 votes. Gausman...
November 7, 2014 - 3:33pm
November 5, 2014
GOP takes control of Minnesota House
ST. PAUL – Victories in greater Minnesota on Tuesday delivered the state House back to GOP control. It was a lonely GOP victory in what otherwise was an election day Democrats dominated in state races. Republicans picked up DFL seats in many rural areas, helping the GOP...
November 5, 2014 - 1:30am
DFL appears to sweep statewide offices
MOORHEAD – Democratic candidates were leading races for statewide office in Minnesota Tuesday, with only the race for secretary of state close. Final results were not available. For Minnesota attorney general, two-term incumbent and Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) candidate...
November 5, 2014 - 1:23am
Recount coming for Stevens County Commissioner race
MORRIS – There will be a recount for Stevens County Commissioner in District 5, where the two candidates were separated by just two votes after the unofficial results were tallied. Challenger Lauria Vavra earned 411 votes, while incumbent Phil Gausman received 409 votes. Because...
November 5, 2014 - 1:17am
Update: Jeff Backer defeats Jay McNamar in District 12A race
MORRIS – With nearly 100 percent of precincts reporting, Republican Jeff Backer has defeated Democrat Jay McNamar in the Minnesota House District 12A race. With 144 of 147 precincts reporting, Backer received 52. percent of the vote (8,588 votes) compared to McNamar, who collected...
November 5, 2014 - 1:00am
November 4, 2014
Questions raised over same-day registration for UMM students
MORRIS – Some students at the University of Minnesota, Morris were not able to vote after a disagreement over ID requirements for same-day voter registration for students. Erik Hatlestad, UMM Campus Organizer for the Minnesota Public Interest Research Group (MPIRG), said students...
November 4, 2014 - 5:32pm
Get out to vote Tuesday
MORRIS – Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 4, and Stevens County residents will have the chance to cast their votes in many national, state, and...
November 4, 2014 - 11:13am
October 25, 2014
Morris Sun Tribune Endorsement: Jay McNamar has earned a second term
Good governance requires compromise. Although we don’t like to admit it, the power of rural votes is diminishing as our state’s population shifts towards the metro area. Over the last two years, Rep. Jay McNamar has worked hard to gather allies from across the state and make...
October 25, 2014 - 5:26am
October 24, 2014
School board candidates meet in forum
MORRIS – The Morris Area School Board will look drastically different beginning in 2015. Six school board members will finish their terms...
October 24, 2014 - 3:41pm