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Saturday, May 6 ANNUAL PLANT SALE will be held 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at East Side Park, Morris. Mums, perennials, annuals, succulents, spikes, vinca vines and houseplants. Miscellaneous garden items: pots, books, garden magazines and more. Come early for best selection! Sponsored by the Pomme de Terre Garden Club. Proceeds used for community projects. Wednesday, May 10
Prairie Sportsman will have a live broadcast from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Black Box Theater on the University of Minnesota Morris campus. Live event seating starts at 6:30 p.m. with the live broadcast at 7 p.m. RSVP by calling 1-800-726-3178 or by visiting pioneer.org/prairiesportsman. The broadcast includes Prairie Sportsman host Bret Amundson, a guest panel and questions from the audience. A pre-broadcast social starts at 5 p.m. and the post-broadcast social hour is from 8 to 9 p.m.
Last Thursday I attended our normal quarterly meeting for Viking Library Directors in Fergus Falls. It was also a going away/ farewell meeting for Peg Worner who is retiring from the Viking Library System after 25 years as its head. Many of you have met Peg through the years and she will be truly missed.
The Hancock Record and the Morris Sun Tribune will combine print editions, beginning in June. The new weekly publication will be called, The Stevens County Times, Morris Sun Tribune/Hancock Record, and the first edition will be published June 17.
To the editor: When you are asked to donate for Buddy Poppy card or Buddy Poppy during the upcoming campaign in this community, do it with a big smile on your face. Our week starts May 15. Remember that is the most grateful investment of your money you can ever make.
The posting of mug shots of those charged with crimes on the Stevens County Sheriff's Office Facebook was questioned by the county commissioners at the May 16 meeting. "What's the purpose of putting it out there?" commissioner Jeanne Ennen asked about the postings on the social media website.
Organizers said about 96 elementary participants walk or bike, about 20 high school participants, and about 24 faculty and staff participated in the National Bike or Walk to School Day May 10 at Morris Area Schools
Her grandma may claim that she doesn't give her granddaughter Sydney Wiese advice but Wiese said grandma Dorothy Schmidgall gives her plenty of inspiration.
To the editor: Truckers: Can you avoid using your compression brake (Jake brake) on the Highway 59 bypass in Morris from just north of Green River Road to southwest of where the bypass goes over Highway nine? These compression brakes are designed for mountain driving, not to save brakes on a nearly flat highway. There are lots of homes along that bypass with people who really don't care for that extra noise.
Wednesday, May 17 DRIP IRRIGATION FOR THE BACKYARD GARDENER Class will demonstrate the basic components and options for drip irrigation for flower beds, vegetable gardens, and containers from 5:15-6 pm in the Horticulture Display Garden at the West Central Research and Outreach Center, 46352 State Hwy 329, Morris. In the event of inclement weather, class will be held in AgCountry Auditorium at the WCROC. Free admission. 320-589-1711. Tuesday May 23