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Stevens County Times
Minn. counties prepare for the worst over tax mistake that could cost them millions
Mark Dayton reread the Constitution, then vetoed legislative funding. Now it goes to court
WCROC Features from the Farm: Research on perennials continues
MAES fifth graders take flight as Young Eagles
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
Wayne K. Schmidgall
Theodore Ronald Estenson
Pamela Winifred Smith
Carl "Pee Wee" Manska
Letter to the editor: Address changes are expensive
Letter to the editor County needs to rethink shop idea
Continuity and Change
Letter to the editor: Thank you for poppy support; Legion Auxiliary needs you
Commentary: A poem for veterans
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
February 13, 2012
Ag & Energy Expo in Staples Feb. 24
The Staples campus of Central Lakes College will host the second Ag & Energy Expo from 9:30 a.m. to 3:25 p.m., Friday, Feb. 24, a free event...
February 13, 2012 - 4:48am
October 3, 2011
Deep-bedded, group-farrowing barn management workshop in Morris Oct. 8
On Oct. 8, 2011, members of the University of Minnesota Extension Swine Team will lead a workshop to help beginning hog farmers develop the skills necessary to properly manage a deep-bedded, group-farrowing barn. The workshop will be held at the West Central Research and Outreach...
October 3, 2011 - 1:48pm
September 24, 2011
Dept. of Commerce Commissioner visits Morris on energy tour
MORRIS -- Minnesota Department of Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman visited the West Central Research and Outreach Center and the biomass facility...
September 24, 2011 - 5:00am
August 10, 2011
Getting Ready for EAB
Even people who remember how Dutch Elm Disease decimate urban landscapes in the 1970s might not believe the devastation that experts say will...
August 10, 2011 - 4:29am
July 14, 2010
"Summer Fun in the Garden" series continues tonight
Summer Fun in the Garden, a series of Wednesday family garden programs, continues today -- Wednesday, July 14 -- at 6 p.m. Summer Fun is the West Central Research and Outreach Center's newest family education event at the Horticultural Display Gardens. Following a supper, at 7...
July 14, 2010 - 7:51am
February 22, 2010
Open houses and local foods--U of M Day of celebration
The semi-annual Pride of the Prairie Local Foods Meal and Farmers Market is always a reason to celebrate, but the event this spring semester...
February 22, 2010 - 7:56pm
December 25, 2009
WCROC Organic Crops
The 3-year conversion of 165 acres to organic certification that began in 20008 will be completed after the 2010 harvest. In 2010 we will have 71 acres certified organic for the organic dairy herds use because these acres were in alfalfa in 2007 and received no prohibited use substances...
December 25, 2009 - 4:33am
October 11, 2008
Dates changed for biomass corn cob collection demos
Because of the late harvest this year, the dates of public demonstrations of corn cob collection for use in biomass burners have been changed. The Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company and the University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center at Morris are sponsoring the...
October 11, 2008 - 12:00am
September 27, 2008
Public tours part of Oct. 3 biomass plant dedication
A public dedication of the new biomass gasification facility on the University of Minnesota, Morris campus is Friday, Oct. 3. Public tours of the biomass facility and wind turbine will begin at 10:30 a.m. and also immediately following the dedication. The dedication is scheduled...
September 27, 2008 - 12:00am
WCROC, CVEC to demonstrate corn cob collection
The Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company and the University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center at Morris have scheduled public demonstrations of corn cob biomass collection next month. The demonstrations are: Oct. 7 -- 7610 County Road 1 NW, four miles south of...
September 27, 2008 - 12:00am
August 6, 2008
Be still my Hort!
A woman appears taken aback by the flowers on display during the West Central Research and Outreach Center's Horticulture Night on July 31. The 38th annual "Hort Night" drew hundreds of people for garden tours, horticultural demonstrations, hands-on family activities, a picnic, music,...
August 6, 2008 - 12:00am
July 9, 2008
WCROC's Summer Center Day scheduled for July 11 in Morris
Summer Center Day is July 11 at at the West Central Research and Outreach Center. There will be tours on Crops, Livestock Systems, and Renewable Energy. All tours leave from the farm shop. The public is welcome, and registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with tours running approximately...
July 9, 2008 - 12:00am
April 5, 2008
Soils Lab likely will remain in operation but serious budget challenges lay ahead
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune The ARS Soils Lab in Morris probably won't be closed this fall, as is spelled out in the 2009 budget proposal President Bush released earlier this year. That good news, however, doesn't mean stakeholders can rest assured about the lab's future. Stakeholders,...
April 5, 2008 - 12:00am
April 2, 2008
Public Engagement Day April 4 at three locations in Morris
By Kim Ukura UMM News Service This summer, the open space outside Legacy Living, a locally-owned adult daycare facility, will blossom to life thanks to the collaborative work of Morris senior citizens, University of Minnesota, Morris students, and local children. The intergenerational...
April 2, 2008 - 12:00am
March 19, 2005
Pawlenty set for turbine dedication
The West Central Research and OutreachCenter’s wind turbine already is cranking out electricity, and the WCROC staff also is powering up for an Earth Day christening. Barring problems late in the legislativesession, those celebrations will include a visit from Minnesota Go...
March 19, 2005 - 12:00am