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Candidates for Donnelly Threshing Bee royalty
Hancock council to wait on decision on additional hours for police chief
Minnesota has a Confederate symbol -- and it's going to keep it
Birthday songs for Evink
Osterman racing to improve
Schmidgall learns lacrosse to stay active in college
Area high schools open up fall practice
Amateur Baseball: Chokio wins Region 9C title
Tiger tennis jumps into 2017
Betty A. Johnson
Lorraine "Lori" Lerbs
Letter to the editor: Socialism not the answer to poverty
Letter to the editor: Music should not be a petty political divider
Column: In this Minnesota whodunit, chomp on girl's foot points to muskie
Letter to the editor: Laws need to change in response to shootings
Letter to the editor: Second amendment not under attack
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 12, 2009
City Council tables county's request to vacate portion of Colorado Avenue
The Morris City Council on Tuesday tabled a decision on vacating a portion of Colorado Avenue, a request made to accommodate Stevens County's building and renovation project. The county board this week voted to change its plan to include the renovation of the courthouse and construction...
June 12, 2009 - 5:35pm
April 17, 2009
Stevens, Traverse, Grant counties seek agreement to combine with Douglas, Pope
Since September of last year, the Stevens Traverse Grant (STG) Public Health department has contracted with Douglas County for interim public health director services. That contract will likely continue in a more permanent way. At Tuesday's Douglas County Board meeting, commissioners...
April 17, 2009 - 6:47pm
March 20, 2009
UMM receives grant to develop gasification technology, workforce
The University of Minnesota, Morris' Continuing Education program was awarded a grant of $174,258 by the Renewable Energy Marketplace - Alliance for Talent Development (MNREM) initiative. The funding will be used to develop new curriculum in biomass gasification technology which...
March 20, 2009 - 4:55pm
February 16, 2009
Benson to give back $167,000 from MnDOT as city cannot match funding
BENSON -- Benson is returning a $167,000 Minnesota Department of Transportation grant because the city can't afford the required match. Benson City Council decided Monday the city needed to return a MnDOT grant it received in 2006 because Benson can't afford its share of the deal. "We...
February 16, 2009 - 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
October 25, 2008
Five-county public health plan may be short-lived
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune A proposal to create a five-county public health system that would include departments of Stevens-Traverse-Grant, Pope and Douglas counties might be short-lived, at least in the near term. Earlier this week, Pope County officials indicated that the time...
October 25, 2008 - 12:00am
October 22, 2008
Initial response positive for forming five-county public health system
By Amy Chaffins Pope County Tribune Commissioners and staff from Stevens, Traverse, Grant, Pope and Douglas counties came together to discuss the idea of forming a five-county public health service. The group met Friday at the Hoffman Community Center. Currently, Stevens, Traverse...
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
STG Public Health to gauge interest in five-county service
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune The chairman of the Stevens Traverse Grant Public Health Board is asking county commissioners in Pope and Douglas counties to explore the possibility of merging to create a five-county public health network. In a Sept.
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am
September 13, 2008
Tubbs interim head of STG Public Health
Sandy Tubbs, Director of Douglas County Public Health, will serve as interim director of the Stevens-Traverse-Grant Public Health department. The STG Public Health board appointed Tubbs to the position Thursday. She replaces Betty Windom-Kirsch, who resigned as STG director Aug....
September 13, 2008 - 12:00am
June 18, 2008
Grant County Veterans Memorial Hall more than many expected
By C.A. Ray Grant County Herald The new Grant County Veterans Memorial Hall addition to the Grant County Museum in Elbow Lake is more than you might have expected. The museum features: A realistic, scale model of Fort Pomme de Terre, a lonely U.S.
June 18, 2008 - 12:00am
May 7, 2008
Son inspires Morris woman to organize autism support group
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune Autism is a more common disorder than people might think, yet what it is remains a mystery to most people, even among those who live with it every day. That could change locally. Amy Brandt, a mother of an autistic child and a Public Health Nurse for Stevens...
May 7, 2008 - 12:00am
March 26, 2008
Going to school on going 'green'
The City of Morris will receive a grant from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency to aid in the redevelopment of the elementary school property. The grant, awarded on Friday, was written by the School Property Redevelopment Committee, formerly known as the Elementary Re-use Committee. It...
March 26, 2008 - 12:00am