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The Morris Area School District has released its bus route information for the 2006-2007 school year. As a new school year approaches, here are a few reminders to help students have a safe ride to and from school: Parents are asked to review the routes closely. The school district has made a few significant changes that may impact a child's bus route. Parents and children should know their bus number and that parents show children the bus stop location where students will be getting on and off the bus. Rural routes are listed under the parent's name.
10 Years Ago August 22, 1996 Tribune Unknown to probably most people in the area, one of the country's major kidney bean processors is right here in Stevens county. Haberer Foods International, in Swan Lake Township, handles about ten per cent of the kidney beans produced annually in the United States.
An open house bridal shower for Quinn Danzeisen, bride-to-be of Charles Olson will be held on Sunday, August 27 from 2-4 p.m. at the Morris Senior Center. Everyone is welcome. Quinn is the daughter of Carol and Bob Danzeisen of Herman. Charles is the son of Jadzia Olson of Morris and Clint Olson of Herman. A September 9 wedding is planned. Please join us in the open house celebration of Terry and Anne Arnold's 25th Anniversary on Saturday, September 2 at the Old No. 1 South Side from 8 p.m.-midnight. We hope to see you there.
RECYCLING TRAILER TIMES AND LOCATIONS for rural residents: Alberta - 1st Saturday and Sunday of the month; south of the Cargill Elevator. Chokio - 2nd Saturday and Sunday of the month, in the County Shop, Hwy. 28. Donnelly - 3rd Saturday and Sunday of the month; just off Hwy. 9, south of City Park. Hancock - 4th Saturday and Sunday of the month, across alley from Hancock Co-op.
Lorin Elizabeth Wilts was born on August 18, 2006 at Stevens Community Medical Center, Morris to Bryan and Tena Wilts of Chokio. Lorin Elizabeth weighed 7 lbs. and 9 oz. and was 19 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Steve and Sue Schuster from Alberta and Dennis and Marcy Wilts of Herman. Great grandparents are Ruth and Roger Gerdes of Chokio, Paul and Arline Nelson of Donnelly, Dale and Connie Johnson of Herman, and LuVern and Mildred Wilts of Herman.
DONOVAN DAMON CURFMAN was born August 8, 2006 at Lake Region Hospital in Fergus Falls to Damon and Kay Curfman of Morris. Donovan Damon weighed 7 lbs. 11 oz. and was 21 1/2" long. Grandparents are Pam and Neil Wiese of Morris, Mike and Renae Olson of Hancock and Delvin and Theresa Curfman of Morris. Great grandparents are Ellen Curfman of Morris, Selmer & Ruby Olson of Hancock and Frannie Maanum of Benson.
Cyrus About 30 relatives and friends enjoyed a potluck dinner and helped Mabel Blomquist celebrate her 92nd birthday. Her daughter organized the party and a granddaughter baked and decorated a cake. Another grandchild provided some lively music for the afternoon. Joe and Sheri Gerzina, Matt and Rebecca and Brianna and Krista Berger spent a week at Lee Valley Bible Camp near Custer, S. D. On the way home they spent Friday night with Marlene Bruland.
Funeral services for Roy Irvin Fluegel of Morris were held Tuesday, August 22, 2006 at Assumption Catholic Church in Morris. Father Alan Wielinski and Deacon Stan Hennen officiated. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery in Morris. Roy Irvin Fluegel, son of Ernest and Rose (Heines) Fluegel, was born July 14, 1912 in Scott Township in Stevens County, Minnesota, where he grew up on the family farm. When Roy was 12, his father passed away and Roy and his siblings along with a hired hand, were responsible for the chores.
A new chancellor will welcome new and returning University of Minnesota, Morris students, staff and faculty when classes begin Aug. 28. Jacqueline Johnson was named UMM's fifth chancellor this spring, succeeding Sam Schuman. "As a newcomer to the university, I share with our entering students a sense of anticipation and expectation as the new school year begins," Johnson said. "This is a most exciting time in their lives and I believe that they have made an excellent educational choice.
By Eric Ebert West Central Tribune GLENWOOD -- A Benson doctor is facing three misdemeanor charges in Pope County after allegedly chasing after a car, forcing it to pull over and assaulting the driver. Dr.