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BCA investigating officer-involved shooting at St. Cloud home
K9 unit sparks discussion at county board meeting
Data breach at Twin Cities-based Catholic financial services provider affects nearly 130K accounts
Minnesota's restrained bid for Amazon headquarters ready to send
Sports Schedule for Tuesday, Oct. 17
Football: Streeters use ground-game to beat Morris/C-A
Sports Schedule for Monday, Oct. 16
Sports Schedule for Saturday, Oct. 14
Football: Hancock finds edge past CGB
Phillip J. Koehntop
Thomas L. Hoffman
Harvey S. Flaten
Phyllis R. Harstad
Dorothy "Dort" Minners
Stevens County Times Editorial: Donation important in the need to educate public on mental health issues
Letter to the editor: Taxpayers need explanation on school; maintenance plan needed
Letter to the editor: Board chairman comments on school project
Letter to the editor: Explanation needed on Morris Area School project
An encounter from the past as I mark one year here
Luis Dale Grimm
Hunter John Arnold
Parker Steven Fehr and Paislee Ann Fehr
Ag credit counselor, mediator say new lending rules hit hard
Buying local fuels communities
Congressional committee hears Minnesota ideas for farm bill
Speakers talk about importance of farm bill to rural America
West-central Minnesota farmer a pioneer in raising Kernza
June 2, 2017
US Rep. Nolan won't run for Minnesota governor
DULUTH, Minn. — U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan announced on Friday, June 2, that he will not run for Minnesota governor in 2018. Nolan, DFL-Crosby,...
June 2, 2017 - 11:10pm
November 9, 2016
Hancock voters pick Trump for President
America has a new president. Donald Trump was elected on Tuesday, Nov. 8 to serve as the 45th president of the United States of America....
November 9, 2016 - 10:04am
October 20, 2016
Minnesota House District 12A candidate forum tonight in Morris
MORRIS, Minn. - The Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities will host a candidate forum to discuss issues relevant to the upcoming election in Minnesota House District 12A. Rep. Jeff Backer and challenger Jay McNamar have been invited to participate. Assistant Professor of Political...
October 20, 2016 - 11:17am
October 7, 2016
Send in the vote
Voters in Chokio, Alberta and 13 townships in Stevens County can vote at the kitchen table for the next president. Stevens County is using...
October 7, 2016 - 5:33pm
August 27, 2016
Letters: We need to do better
It’s disappointing for western Minnesota that there will not be a special legislative session to complete the unfinished work of the 2016 session. As a result, there will be no bonding bill to address infrastructure needs across the state – like the wastewater treatment facilities...
August 27, 2016 - 11:04am
Letters: Metro Jay No Way
"What's good for Minneapolis is good for rural Minnesota" Jay McNamar stated on a recent radio interview. This seems to apply to many things. The light rail would be good for rural Minnesota because it only costs $128 million per mile once the lawsuits are over. So let's get this...
August 27, 2016 - 11:00am
Backer supporter needs to get the facts straight
I read the most recent name-calling letter in the Sun Tribune last week with a healthy amount of disgust. Not only did Mr. Peterson use the same juvenile name-calling that Jeff Backer has been using to smear his opponent, he doesn't even have his facts straight. It seems that it's...
August 27, 2016 - 10:59am
August 17, 2016
Ten names will be on November ballot for Morris Area School Board
Ten candidates filed to run for five open seats on the Morris Area School Board. There are seven incumbent members of the Morris Area School...
August 17, 2016 - 10:53am
Three candidates file for Morris City Council
Three candidates have filed for two seats on the Morris City Council. Incumbent Kevin Wohlers will be joined on the ballot by Kim Gullickson...
August 17, 2016 - 9:57am
August 5, 2016
Two Republicans battle for chance to face Collin Peterson
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. -- Two Republican candidates are vying for the chance to end longtime Democratic Congressman Collin Peterson’s tenure...
August 5, 2016 - 6:01pm
July 16, 2016
Jeanne Massey and Tim Penny: The case for Ranked Choice Voting
Political dysfunction is deeper and more pervasive than ever this presidential election year. Extremism, polarization, divisiveness, negative campaigning, voter alienation — it's all there, and with every caucus and every primary, the corrosion worsens. Describing, in gruesome...
July 16, 2016 - 5:04am
June 1, 2016
Sitting state and county officials face challengers in November election
MORRIS — Local voters will have many choices to make this November, with contested races for the Minnesota House, Senate and all three open seats on the Stevens County Board of Commissioners. The filing period for federal, state and county offices officially closed on Tuesday,...
June 1, 2016 - 11:55am
May 21, 2016
Kim Ukura: Political letters policy is now in effect
Given the number of debates, the volume of campaign commercials, and the multitude of election-related think pieces being published in print and online, you'd think that this year's general election was coming soon. In reality, we've still got more than five months to go. Hooray?...
May 21, 2016 - 5:56am
May 19, 2016
Jay McNamar endorsed to represent DFL in House District 12A
MORRIS – Former State Representative Jay McNamar received a unanimous endorsement of the delegates at the Democratic Farmer Labor convention district convention to run for the District 12A seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives. McNamar was elected to the House of Representatives...
May 19, 2016 - 10:40am
May 13, 2016
Election filing opens May 17 for state and county races
MORRIS - The filing period for federal, state and county offices up for election in the Nov. 8, 2016 general election runs from Tuesday, May 17 through Tuesday, May 31. Candidates filing for state offices may file with the Secretary of State or with the state or county auditor in...
May 13, 2016 - 5:02pm