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Makenna Nicole Christianson was born on April 28, 2017 at Stevens Community Medical Center in Morris to Ashley and Chad Christianson of Hancock. Makenna weighed 6 pounds. 13 ounces and was 19.5 inches long. Grandparents are Scott and Karen Hill of Detroit Lakes and Brad and Brenda Stinar of Verndale. Great-Grandparents are Bill and Phyllis Fisher of Verndale
Last week on a wonderful spring day, 27 first graders walked to the library to get their library cards. It is always a fun day and they are so excited and I am excited for them also .I look forward to the new adventures they will have through books.
It was a big week for Morris Area High School. The annual prom was Saturday, April 29. It was followed by town takeover by the Minnesota Vikings. The takeover was part of an award given to the Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta football team. Here are some highlights from the week.
The Morris Area Tree Board will be reviewing the trees identified for removal in the Green River area at its May 11 meeting. Morris City Manager Blaine Hill told the Morris City Council at the May 9 meeting that the trees to be reviewed by the tree board are confined to the areas where culverts will be replaced. Some trees growing in the river itself may also need to be removed, Hill has said at prior meetings.
The 25th annual Letter Carriers' Stamp Out Hunger®Food Drive is Saturday, May 13.
Ryan Mogard, the wastewater treatment plant operator for the city of Morris, received a 2016 Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator Award from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. Mogard was acknowledged at the May 9 Morris City Council meeting. Mogard was praised by the MPCA for his persistent work and dedication to protecting water quality, city manager Blaine Hill said in his city manager's report.
Use feet or grab a bike to get to school on National Walk and Bike to School Day, Wednesday, May 10 in Morris. Students in grades kindergarten through 12th are encouraged to walk and those in second grade through 12th are encouraged to bike or walk. Community members and parents can bike or walk with students.
Suede Allen Jergenson was born April 30, 2017 at Centra Care in St. Cloud to Cally and Abe Jergenson of Starbuck. Suede weighed 6 pounds 1 ounce, and was 18 inches long. Grandparents are Don and Michele Greiner of Hancock and Roger and Brenda Jergenson of Starbuck.
Dayla Lillian Koehl was born on April 26, 2017 at Stevens Community Medical Center in Morris to Patricia and Thomas Koehl of Morris. Dayla weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces and was 18 inches long. Grandparents are Karl and Marilyn Koehl of Hancock and Russell and Verz Manz of Paulding, Ohio.
Superior Industries of Morris had its annual FFA welding contest on May 4. Cole Kannegiesser of Morris Area High School finished in first place. The contest included 33 students competed from several different schools.