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After budget veto, Minnesota Senate plans to shut down in July; House in September
Hoeven not ready to weigh in on Senate health bill, while Heitkamp says it'll make care unaffordable
Minnesota farm couple raising sheep to help in treating human disease
More storm help could be coming from state
The circus came to Hancock
Prep Baseball: Metzger named to all-section team
Legion Baseball: Sayles earns complete game shutout at Osakis
Prep: Seven Owls recognized by Pheasant Conference
Legion Baseball: Wheaton downs Hancock in eight
Junior Legion: Morris 10-runs Benson
James "Jimb" Michael Mulholland
Lucille "Lucy" Ann Krupke Heil
Carl "Pee Wee" Manska
Continuity and Change
Letter to the editor: Thank you for poppy support; Legion Auxiliary needs you
Commentary: A poem for veterans
Letter to the editor: Thanks Town and Country
Bits and Pieces: More on the naturalization exam
Hancock Record Open House
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
May 31, 2014
Area lawmakers decry 'mob rule' of Legislature
Local Republican legislators couldn’t find many positive things to say about the recently completed session of the DFL-controlled Legislature. At...
May 31, 2014 - 5:09am
May 5, 2014
USDA Rural Development Announces Home Loan Availability
ST. PAUL, Minn. – USDA Rural Development State Director Colleen Landkamer today announced the availability of funding for low-interest home loans for individuals and families looking to achieve homeownership. Rural Development’s Direct Home Loan Program offers financing to...
May 5, 2014 - 3:45pm
May 3, 2014
Rep. Jay McNamar: Much accomplished, much left to do this session
Wednesday evening, I had the privilege of joining a bipartisan handful of House and Senate members in escorting Governor Mark Dayton into the House Chamber to give the annual State of the State Address. The State of the State address is a tradition that goes back all the way to 1858...
May 3, 2014 - 5:05am
April 12, 2014
Bullying Bill bullies its way through the legislature
Last year, the DFL House and Senate tried pushing a mammoth “Bullying Bill” through both bodies, with little consideration for common sense and local control amendments being offered by Republican legislators, leaving the matter to be resolved in the 2014 session. On Thursday,...
April 12, 2014 - 4:23am
March 29, 2014
Yvonne Prettner Solon: Minnesota women still face wage disparities
Thirty years ago, I was single mom – raising my two kids and working full-time as a psychologist. And as any parent knows, raising two kids can be a full-time job on its own. And as I learned, parenting on a single income is even more challenging. But what made it even more difficult...
March 29, 2014 - 5:15am
March 22, 2014
Sen. Torrey Westrom Tax conformity needed soon
Taxpayers are one step closer to getting clarity on Minnesota's tax laws as the Senate Tax Committee finally sent a bill (HF 1777 - Senate language) to the floor addressing federal tax conformity. A fix for the “marriage penalty” and relief for taxpayers that had a short-sale...
March 22, 2014 - 5:21am
Rep. Jay McNamar: Momentum in greater Minnesota
This year’s short session is moving along at a rapid pace, and every day continues the progress we’re making for the state of Minnesota. Because the legislature has paid back schools and balanced the state budget, we’ve been able to really devote ourselves to expanding economic...
March 22, 2014 - 5:20am
March 1, 2014
Neighborhood commercial zoning district close to final approval
MORRIS – An amendment to the city zoning code that would create a space for residential and commercial uses together has been approved by the Morris Planning Commission and received a first reading by the Morris City Council. The issue has been on the plate of both groups for...
March 1, 2014 - 5:17am
Gov. Mark Dayton and Gov. Terry Branstad: Don’t mess with the RFS
We are governors from neighboring states and different political parties. We don’t agree on everything, but we stand united in our belief that our nation needs a robust Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and together in our opposition to the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal...
March 1, 2014 - 5:08am
February 15, 2014
Rep. Jay McNamar: Progress has been made on MNsure
I wanted to give you a brief update on the status of Minnesota’s health insurance exchange, known as MNsure, and some information to help those who are experiencing challenges enrolling through the exchange. As you may know, MNsure launched in October with the lowest premium...
February 15, 2014 - 5:22am
February 14, 2014
Legislators argue for a minimum wage increase
MORRIS – Legislators in the Minnesota House and Senate are prepared to increase the minimum wage when the legislature convenes later this month,...
February 14, 2014 - 3:41pm
January 25, 2014
Morris Area School Board approves slightly improved 2013-14 budget
MORRIS -- On Tuesday the Morris Area School Board approved a revised 2013 – 2014 budget that showed a slight decrease in the district’s overall deficit for the year. The budget the board approved in June included a $151,000 deficit in the district’s general fund, with an...
January 25, 2014 - 4:56am
January 20, 2014
Peterson: dairy program can be worked out
WASHINGTON — House Agriculture Committee ranking member Collin Peterson, D-Minn., said Jan. 16 he thinks a dairy program that he can accept is being worked out and that it will pave the way for House leadership to bring the farm bill to the floor the week of Jan. 27 and be finished...
January 20, 2014 - 12:16pm
January 3, 2014
Sen. Amy Klobuchar: Now is not the time to change the Renewable Fuel Standard
From opening our first E15 station, to blending higher amounts of biodiesel, to developing processes to make renewable fuel out of new feed stocks, Minnesota is leading the way and driving the next generation of renewable fuels. We are utilizing our resources and developing new energy...
January 3, 2014 - 4:02pm
December 27, 2013
Morris City Council revokes four rental licenses
MORRIS, Minn. - The Morris City Council voted unanimously Monday to revoke the rental licenses for four properties that have not met the requirements of the city’s Rental Housing Program. The properties are at 702 Imperial Drive, owners Roger and Elizabeth Anda; 400 West 7th...
December 27, 2013 - 4:43pm