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It was chilly, it got warmer and now, it got a little colder. And the local field work is waiting on the pattern of weather. John Mahoney, a crop consultant with Centrol said although wheat has been planted in area fields in the lighter soil any wheat to be planted in heavier soil is waiting.
Morris Area Elementary School had its annual obstacle course March 30. Kids, and even a few parents, test their skills in tunnels, balance apparatuses and other equipment.
Reading of a Work in Progress by Jon Mukand '80
Several residents who spoke for the trees ast a recent Morris City Council meeting were happy to hear they were heard at the April 11 council meeting. "I feel they worked with us. We were heard," Cindy Taffe said. Judy Flicker was pleased the council compromised on a project that included possible tree removal and culvert replacement in Green River. The Green River drainage project is part of an overall infrastructure project on Brook Street, North Court, South Court, East Court and Eleanor Avenue area.
If he told anyone, it would likely be a deal breaker. Blake Hockert of Morris, a 2013 graduate of Morris Area High School, had to wait nearly nine months before he could fully share his experience on the CBS TV game show "Let's Make A Deal." Hockert won $31,296 in prizes including a new Chevrolet Cruze. Hockert, his mom Cathy and brother Paul appeared on the show in August while on vacation in California. Contestants who win are sworn to secrecy because shows are taped months in advance.
The University of Minnesota, Morris Circle of Nations Indigenous Association (CNIA) had its 33rd annual CNIA Powwow on campus April 8. For more photos, see A2.
Ema John Steinhofer was born on April 11, 2017 at Stevens Community Medical Center Morris to Judy Birr and Scott Steinhofer of Cyrus. Ema weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 1/4 inches long. Grandparents are Gary Birr of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Shela Emmers of Sedan, Minnesota, John Steinhofer of Grove Lake, and Mary Severson of Custer, South Dakota.
Isaiah Andrew Dalen was born on April 6, 2017 at Stevens Community Medical Center to Emily and Joseph Dalen of Cyrus. Isaiah weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounce and was 20 inches long.
Western Minnesota’s 7th District Congressman Collin Peterson is scheduled to be the guest on the live broadcast Your Legislators on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 8:00 p.m
A non-denominational Community Good Friday Tenebrae Service is set for 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 14, at Assumption Church in Morris. The service will be led by a community choir which has members from Alberta, Chokio, Cyrus, Morris and other towns. Scriptures will be read by area ministers. The 45-minute service is called "In Calvary's Shadow." Seven candles will be extinguished, one after each of the seven choral pieces is sung. A brief reading of scripture from Jesus' passion is also read.