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Helping the garden grow
Officers on leave after shooting in Willmar, Minn.
McFeely: Is Michele Bachmann dipping her toe in Minnesota governor race?
Hancock project receives $500,000 grant
Junior Legion: Morris falls to elimination bracket
Sunny skies for annual Marv Meyer Fun Run
Legion Baseball: Hancock eliminated from sub-district playoffs
Zosel heads to USF for golf
Amateur Baseball: Morris takes Stevens County with win at Hancock
Robert O. Hubbard
Letter to the editor: Second amendment not under attack
Colorful crew tosses candy July 4
Stevens County Times Editorial: Take care of your lawn
Letter to the editor: Contact Senate about healthcare bill
Letter to the editor: Happy July 4
Dairy hosts 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
October 18, 2014
Forum Communications Endorsement: Peterson should continue good work
Minnesota Seventh District Congressman Collin Peterson has the distinction of incurring the ire of the unreconstructed left and the tea party right. That factor in his political resume has served him and his constituents well for more than 20 years. He should be re-elected to another...
October 18, 2014 - 5:21am
Forum Communications Endorsement: McFadden will serve well as senator
If Mike McFadden brings the enthusiasm and focus to the U.S. Senate that he has brought to his candidacy, Minnesotans will be well served. Republican McFadden is challenging first-term Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and on balance the challenger is making the case for change. That’s...
October 18, 2014 - 5:20am
October 13, 2014
House District 12A candidates to debate in Morris on Oct. 16
MORRIS – The Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities will host a candidate forum for House District 12A candidates Jay McNamar and Jeff Backer...
October 13, 2014 - 5:39am
October 11, 2014
McNamar shares plans for tuition, tax relief in upcoming session
MORRIS – Minnesota House Democrats hope to freeze college tuition through 2017, if Democrats retain a majority in the House. Rep. Jay McNamar and House Majority Leader Erin Murphy were joined by students from the University of Minnesota, Morris to talk about their plans for...
October 11, 2014 - 5:41am
Forum Communications Endorsement: Jeff Johnson the right choice for Governor
Republican Jeff Johnson has the tools and temperament to be an effective counterweight to Minnesota’s DFL-dominated Legislature. He should be elected governor, replacing Mark Dayton, who has not demonstrated the convictions or leadership Minnesotans expect from the state’s chief...
October 11, 2014 - 5:25am
October 10, 2014
MN governor candidates trade jabs at Moorhead debate
MOORHEAD, Minn. – Candidates for Minnesota governor were forced to be specific at their second debate Wednesday on the campus of Minnesota...
October 10, 2014 - 11:54am
October 2, 2014
Second gubernatorial debate planned for Oct. 8
ST. PAUL – Minnesota's two major candidates for governor will debate five times before the Nov. 4 election, including a Forum News Service event in Moorhead. Campaigns for Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican challenger Jeff Johnson have been going back and forth about...
October 2, 2014 - 10:31am
First debate shows sharp Dayton, Johnson differences
ROCHESTER, Minn. – Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's chief challenger took health insurance cost information the administration released Wednesday...
October 2, 2014 - 10:29am
October 1, 2014
Candidate withdraws from Morris City Council race, two write-ins for auditor/treasurer
MORRIS – Although ballots have already been printed for the November 4 general election, the slate of candidates interested in serving the community has changed. This week, Geoff Richardson, one of four candidates for two open seats on the Morris City Council, announced that...
October 1, 2014 - 4:30pm
September 21, 2014
House District 12A candidates to debate Sept. 25
APPLETON – Pioneer Public Television has scheduled a series of debates between candidates for the Minnesota House of Representatives to air...
September 21, 2014 - 5:41am
September 19, 2014
Westrom shakes hands at Prairie Inn
MORRIS – Torrey Westrom made a campaign stop in Morris on Tuesday, Sept. 16 to shake hands with residents at the Prairie Inn. Westrom...
September 19, 2014 - 3:28pm
September 12, 2014
Johnson, Backer visit with local Republicans
MORRIS – While talking with residents of greater Minnesota, gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson said a common frustration has been regulation...
September 12, 2014 - 3:24pm
September 10, 2014
First gubernatorial debate scheduled for Oct. 1
ROCHESTER – Gov. Mark Dayton and GOP challenger Jeff Johnson will debate head-to-head for the first time at a gubernatorial forum co-sponsored by the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities, Rochester Post Bulletin and the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce. Independence Party candidate...
September 10, 2014 - 9:16am
August 13, 2014
Candidates file for office in city, school races
MORRIS – A mix of familiar and new faces are seeking seats on the Morris City Council and Morris Area School Board in the general election this fall. The filing period for city and school elections closed on Tuesday, Aug. 12. In city races, incumbent Mayor Sheldon Giese...
August 13, 2014 - 2:29pm
August 12, 2014
Jeff Backer takes District 12A Republican primary
MORRIS – With nearly all precints reporting, Jeff Backer of Browns Valley is leading Nancy Taffe of Morris in the Republican primary for Minnesota House District 12A. As of 11:30 p.m., Backer had 1,705 votes (55 percent) while Taffe had 1,375 votes (45 percent). Incumbent...
August 12, 2014 - 11:27pm