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Stevens County Times
Suicides make up bulk of gun deaths in ND, MN
Iowa county has access to own K9, surrounding units
Veterans Day program in Morris set for Nov. 13
Soccer: Cougars clinch playoff berth with win
Sports Schedule for Monday, Oct. 23
It wasn't flashy, but a win is a win
Pheasant opener proved predictably tough
Sports Schedule for Saturday, Oct. 21
Thomas L. Hoffman
Phillip J. Koehntop
Harvey S. Flaten
Phyllis R. Harstad
Stevens County Times Editorial: Abusers count on silence
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
Charlotte Jane Thompson
Ryker Andrew Schaefer
Luis Dale Grimm
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
July 15, 2011
Talking Points: It's been great and I'll see y'all soon, hopefully
I had a big, ol' screed rolling around in my head for the last few weeks, about how I was going to tell you all the reasons Morris and Stevens...
July 15, 2011 - 11:57pm
June 3, 2011
Talking Points: What's in a government shutdown? We might not know 'til it happens
Our state government is on the road to a July shutdown because the Legislature and Gov. Mark Dayton can't get together on a budget deal for the...
June 3, 2011 - 6:07pm
May 6, 2011
Talking Points: Make effort now to stem local aid cuts or the future may not be pretty
The bites the State of Minnesota are taking from local governments' budgets aren't necessarily getting bigger, but each of them tears a little...
May 6, 2011 - 5:29pm
March 25, 2011
Talking Points: Coming to grips with the back side of life
It took me until age 51 to come to grips with being in my 50s. It's not like I have some big hang up with age, it's just that when you finally...
March 25, 2011 - 6:52pm
March 5, 2011
Talking Points: Golf course is community asset well worth saving
A recent conversation turned to the topic of perception and reality, and it brought me back to my sportswriting days. It stuck with me how often...
March 5, 2011 - 7:19pm
February 11, 2011
Talking Points: We're nearly face-to-face with the worst-case scenario
The City of Morris has already budgeted for 2011 based on the assumption it will be facing a decrease in state aid of about $360,000 in both...
February 11, 2011 - 6:27pm
December 10, 2010
Talking Points: It's not so 'smart' to be worrying about giving up your 'dumb' phone
I've got a cell phone -- sorry, mobile device -- made by a well-known manufacturer. I've had it for a couple of years or so. It flips open, has...
December 10, 2010 - 5:39pm
November 19, 2010
Talking Points: Giving thanks for what we don't have
One evening, as I was getting ready for bed, I was standing in front of the bathroom sink and thinking that I was kind of thirsty and should...
November 19, 2010 - 5:51pm
October 8, 2010
Talking Points: Minnesotans know how to balance the state's budget
The people of Minnesota have spoken -- at least 600 or so -- and they've decided state lawmakers should take a balanced approach to solving the...
October 8, 2010 - 5:14pm
October 1, 2010
Talking Points: Newspapers collaborate on new, improved voters guide
Over the last year, many voters vowed to not get caught up in the political races too early. Candidates seem to start running for their next...
October 1, 2010 - 5:20pm
August 27, 2010
Talking Points: At the Sun Tribune, 'every little thing gonna be all right'
A bunch of media publishers, general managers and editors were sitting in a conference room, listening to somewhat dire news about the state...
August 27, 2010 - 8:13pm
July 30, 2010
Talking Points: Local economy not great but it's not as bad as we might think
So often we like to take in what we perceive to be the general trends unfolding around us and jump to conclusions. Take this, for example: Rural...
July 30, 2010 - 7:05pm
July 9, 2010
Talking Points: 'Real money' problems in state school districts
As citizens of the U.S. and Minnesota, we've become a tad bit jaded when it comes to budgets. So often we hear big numbers thrown around -- deficits...
July 9, 2010 - 6:24pm
June 21, 2010
Admit it, you've found youself grumbling about how police handle their jobs on the roadways today. In our memories, things were different back...
June 21, 2010 - 11:32am
May 28, 2010
Talking Points: Report: Dire straits facing taxpayers if aids dry up
Many Minnesota cities are in big trouble and it could get worse. That's the conclusion of a report, "Minnesota's Most Vulnerable Cities," by...
May 28, 2010 - 6:28pm