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15 Years Ago June 11, 1991 Sun David Donnelly recaptured part of his heritage Thursday, and it doesn't look like he'll let it get away again. Donnelly, 67, is the great grandson of Ignatius Donnelly, for whom the village of Donnelly is named. Ignatius Donnelly was a lawyer who came to Minnesota from Philadelphia, served as lieutenant governor of Minnesota with Alexander Ramsey, and was elected to Congress in 1862.
With the motto "Showing Pride in Our Community," the Morris Chamber of Commerce and the City of Morris are asking all businesses and community members to help spruce up the place. Community members are asked to take some time during the week of Community Clean-Up Week, June 26-30, to help pick up garbage, pick weeds and spruce up your property. The clean-up comes as the community prepared to welcome visitors during the July 4 holiday and Prairie Pioneer Days.
An open house bridal shower for Jamie Niedenfuer, bride-to-be of David Plocker, will be held on Saturday, July 1, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Faith Lutheran Church in Morris. Jamie is the daughter of Joy and Mark Niedenfuer of Vining. David is the son of Don and Doreen Plocker of Morris. An open house bridal shower for Christine Dingman, bride-to-be of Mike Zaban, will be held on Saturday, July 8, from 10 a.m. to noon, at Faith Lutheran Church in Morris.
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.
State Patrol Pamela Lee Johnson, Oak Grove, 5/20/06; speeding, $222. Diana Lynn Bertram, Herman, 5/08/06; speeding, $142. Jon William Einck, Slayton, 5/12/06; seat belt, $107. Vernon Leroy Jonson, Morris, 5/25/06; speeding, $222. Craig Martin Strobel, Clinton, 6/8/06; annual inspection of commercial vehicle, $182. Crystal Rose Henrichs, Morris, 6/07/06; speeding, no proof of insurance, $142. Dan Lynn Morrill, Clinton, 6/08/06; vehicle weight limitations, $142. Tami Kay Plank, Morris, 6/7/06; speeding, no proof of insurance, $132. David Alcala Vasquez, Mission, Texas, 6/06/06; speeding
Funeral services for Audrey Edwards will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 26 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Crosby. Burial will be at Woodland Cemetery, Irondale Township. Friends may call Sunday, June 25 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Koop Funeral Home in Crosby, with a prayer services at 7 p.m. and for one hour prior to services at the church. Audrey Edwards, 81 of lronton, died June 20, 2006 at the St.
Finding two Good Samaritans While playing in a Regional Fitness Center basketball game last week, my son, Alex, re-injured his back. While I am running around like a crazy person, trying to find ice, a woman from the Minnewaska sideline rushed to Alex and gave him quick and precise medical attention. I have no idea who the woman was, but if anyone knows her, please tell her thank you from the bottom of our hearts. Her willingness to help reminded me that people are indeed good.
By Kayla Kloos Sun Tribune Stevens County Economic Improvement Executive Director Michael Haynes presented the SCEIC's 10 year strategic plan for Stevens County to county commissioners on Tuesday. Haynes met with commissioners during their regular board meeting at the Stevens County Courthouse. The direction for economic success in Stevens County appears as if it will come through the creation of sustainable energy production and alternative energy opportunities, Haynes said. Haynes stated he would like to create an alternative energy task force to work with other counties, as well as inc
The Morris Babe Ruth League Red team won twice by 10-run margins to improve to its record to 4-0. Here's a recap of the league's second week results: Gray 9, Black 3 A five--run third inning helped Gray pull away from Black. Gray's Jeremy Westerman, Derrick Foss and Matt Fellows all had two hits, and Nate Kleindl, Drew Schmidgall, Brendon Foss, Tyler Hansen, Nate Gibson, Jon Jallo, and Eric Wulf also had hits. Derrick Foss pitched the first four innings to get the win, giving a run on two hits with no walks and four strikeouts.
The Morris 13-U baseball team needed eight innings to maintain its unblemished record. Brady Valnes' bases-loaded single in the eighth inning drove in the winning run and Morris tacked on five more in a 20-14 win over Melrose on Tuesday. Morris needed two runs in the top of the seventh inning to force extra innings. Morris is 10-0 and is host to the Morris Baseball Association State Qualifying Tournament June 24-25 in Morris.