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A 25-year-old Starbuck man was seriously injured in an April 22 crash in Stevens County, a post on the Stevens County Sheriff's Office Facebook page said. Drew Hormann, the driver of the vehicle, was transported from the crash reported at about 7:45 p.m. on Stevens County Road 20, about one-half mile west of U.S. Highway 59, the Facebook post said. The Morris Police Department, the Minnesota State Patrol, the Donnelly First Responders, and the Stevens County Ambulance Service also responded to this crash. Investigation is ongoing by the Stevens County Sheriff's Office.
Araly Daleyza Ruiz Garcia was born on April 17, 2017 at Stevens Community Medical Center, Morris, to Aracely Garcia and Joel Ruiz of Chihuahua Mexico. Araly Daleyza weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Dolores Saucedo and Juan Carlos Garcia from Chihuahua Mexico and Maria Alcantar and Manuel Ruiz.
Alaric Jason Weeding was born on April 20, 2017 at Stevens Community Medical Center to Casie and John Weed
Morris Area senior Kate Folkman took first place in the state speech tournament in the Humorous Interpretation category.
A tractor discs a field on Monday afternoon in a field between Morris and Hancock. Field work started in earnest in some area fields late last week and over the weekend with mild temperatures. But, rain and even a chance of snow, along with cooler temperatures are predicted for much of this week.
Associate Professor of English and American Indian Studies Becca Gercken is a recipient of the Horace T. Morse - University of Minnesota Alumni Association Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education (Horace T. Morse Award). The award honors faculty who excel in teaching, research, creative activities, advising, academic program development, and educational leadership.
There is no need anymore for Crystal Lanes Bowling Center owner David Ziegelmann to stop by the Stevens County Economic Improvement Commission office. Ziegelmann has made his final payment on loan from the SCEIC. Cheryl Kuhn has been the SCEIC's executive director for about six months. "Working with David just this short time...I can see the passion he has," Kuhn said. Ziegelmann stops each month to make his loan payment on time.
A sixth-grade classroom was cut for the 2017-2018 school year at Morris Area Elementary School.
If a portion of the sanitary sewer pipes are replaced in areas of Morris Area High School school board members want to make sure they don't waste any money. More than just the pipes to the girls locker room and science lab may need to be replaced, school officials said at a facilities review meeting April 17. "We know we have issues in the main (line)," custodial director Scott Rollag said.
A facilities study completed by the Winkelman Building Corp. and its associates confirms the Morris Area High School needs work and now, the school board will start to determine just how much of that work it wants done.