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Three Summer Solstice events in Morris will celebrate what we see, hear, feel and know about the prairie and life in western Minnesota. The Stevens County Historical Society and Stevens County Master Gardeners have partnered for the Summer Solstice weekend event on June 22, 24 and 25. Master gardener Randee Hokanson called it a full sensory experience.
The Morris Kiwanis talent show returns for Prairie Pioneer Days at 7 p.m. Friday, July 14 at East Side Park. Auditions must be submitted by June 29. Finalists will be announced July 1. There will be no live preliminary rounds in the park. There are three ways to enter the contest. Entrants can email a video audition of five minutes or less to email@example.com . Include a name, phone number and address.
Tuesday, June 13 READING BY DESIGN Story time, Tuesdays, June 13, 20, 10:30 am at the Morris Library . Enjoy picture books, games and crafts related to our summer reading theme. Tuesday, June 20 READING BY DESIGN Story time, Tuesdays, June 20, 10:30 am at the Morris Library. Enjoy picture books, games and crafts related to our summer reading theme. Wednesday, June 21
Welcome to part two of the graduation edition of the Donnelly News. The past week has felt very summer-like with highs in the upper 80s. Most fields are planted and crops are up. Some low spots being planted and some haying is taking place.
The annual fun fitness day was again held for grades three, four, five and six at Morris Area Schools. Students played a variety of games and participated in other fitness challenges. Some of the available activities included kickball, bocce ball and toss a bean bag and an obstacle course.
Come help Shayne Hesse celebrate his 45th birthday. Today, Saturday, June 10, starting at 4 p.m. at the Morris Eagles Club. Please join us for an open house bridal shower in honor of Tina Ascheman, bride-to-be of Austin Norton, from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 11, at the Morris Senior Center. Recipe card with your favorite recipe requested.
Morris Area Elementary School's kindergarten class presented a concert about the principal and the pea. The students told the story about a beloved principal who retired and the search to replace him. The students didn't want a principal who liked pea soup. They sang songs about how adults don't ask kids what they want in a principal and about how they don't like peas.
Carter Richard Pribbenow was born on June 1, 2017 at the Ortonville Area Hospital.
City crews do sweep the streets but Mads Horrigan wasn't looking to replace the city's street sweeper. Horrigan was pushing a vacuum she was borrowing to use inside a house. Horrigan and the vacuum across 4th Street at around 6 p.m. June 7.
Members of the Van Horn family of the Chokio and Alberta are fully aware of the importance of an event such as the Trails4Transplant ride that passed through Chokio, Alberta and Morris May 28.