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Officers, passerby stop runaway school bus after driver suffers medical emergency in west-central Minnesota
USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul to be commissioned in Duluth
Kids to participate in Miss Morris/Miss Midwest
UMM’s Miller coordinates semi-professional ensemble for upcoming concerts
Minnesota to open wage theft investigation unit
Smith's homer fuels Mets' rout of Twins
Baseball: Morris shuts out Wheaton in finale
Baseball: Morris Legion takes No. 1 seed in West Central West playoffs
Baseball: Morris Junior Legion goes 4-3 in busy week
Six Mets relievers lock down win over Twins
Luke Alan Christians
Editor's column: A small town scene in Minnesota
Letter to the editor: Mow the grass
Letter to the editor: Living in dangerous times
Letter to the editor: Take small steps on climate change
Letter to the editor: Defender of constitution
Lucella Kate Thooft
Agriculture department wants to help farm kids with stress
WCROC Features from the Farm: Addressing climate resiliency
Hancock farmer earns a top spot in national yield contest
MnDOT encourages farmers to join standing corn rows program while planning spring planting
Prices, yields can impact a fair rent
July 1, 2019
Stevens County Times Editorial: Did Nixon, will Trump, use July 4 as promotional tool?
On July 4, 1970, President Richard Nixon had an "Honor America Day." Depending on who you talk to or what you read, the day did or didn't go so well. Let's consider the History Channel's version of the event. This day was supposed to be a non-partisan event but opponents saw it...
July 1, 2019 - 9:25am
June 21, 2019
Stevens County Times Editorial: Morris Model needs to convince public to take small steps with climate change
A representative of Saerbeck, Germany, highlighted one of the challenges for the Morris Model during a community meeting June 12 in Morris. The Morris Model is a partnership of various entities, including the city of Morris and University of Minnesota Morris, which is working to...
June 21, 2019 - 9:35am
June 6, 2019
Stevens County Times Editorial: Trump needs to stop with Twitter
During one day, Thursday, May 30, President Donald Trump gave the country two examples of why he needs to give up his Twitter account or learn how to properly use it. Twitter is a social media communications tool in which users get roughly 300 characters (think letters or words)...
June 6, 2019 - 11:41am
May 21, 2019
Stevens County Times Editorial: There’s something in the Alabama abortion law that’s disturbing
The state of Alabama has passed one of the most restrictive abortion laws in U.S. history. There is a particular portion of the law that even those who are pro-life and supporters of this law should find at least somewhat disturbing.
May 21, 2019 - 7:00am
May 14, 2019
Stevens County Times Editorial: Morris should consider a clean-up event
The actions of some users of the recycling site and compost site in Morris may be enough to believe a clean up day in Morris would never work. Or those same actions could be enough to inspire an attempt of a clean up day in Morris. City manager Blaine Hill said he and other city...
May 14, 2019 - 7:02am
April 5, 2019
Stevens County TImes Editorial: Shopko's closing, what now?
The planned closing of the Shopko Hometown in Morris, along with all remaining Shopko stores in the U.S., has sparked discussion about what could take its place. Some may be speculating about the possibility of a Target or Walmart being placed in the Shopko site. Others may be speculating...
April 5, 2019 - 3:18pm
March 4, 2019
Stevens County Times Editorial: Backer, Westrom's comments on climate change troubling
Comments on climate change made by Rep. Jeff Backer, R, Browns Valley and Sen. Torrey Westrom, R, Elbow Lake at Feb. 15 town hall meeting at the library in Morris are concerning. Backer and Westrom said, in summary, not all the science about climate change is sound and that there...
March 4, 2019 - 11:30am
February 9, 2019
Stevens County Times Editorial: Help. it's a snow day
By the end of this week students in Stevens County public and private schools will have experienced at least six days of snow days. Extreme...
February 9, 2019 - 1:43pm
December 16, 2018
Stevens County Editorial: County in difficult position with AmpAmerics requst
The Stevens County Board of Commissioners is in a difficult position with the pipeline request from AmpAmericaa to use public right of ways. The company wants to install low-pressure biogas pipelines along about 14 miles of roads in the county. Amp Americas wants to convert dairy...
December 16, 2018 - 6:07pm
November 2, 2018
Stevens County Times Editorial: What happens if Gausman wins?
Voters in Stevens County District 5 have two candidates from which to choose in the Nov. 6 election. Neil Wiese, who took second in the the primary will be on the ballot. James Solvie, who did not advance from the primary but registered as write-in candidate is also a declared candidate....
November 2, 2018 - 2:04pm
October 10, 2018
Stevens County Times Editorial: Film festival, Tuohy
A couple of neat things have happened in Morris over the past few weeks. Two of those have been the film festival at the Morris Theatre and the appearance of Leigh Anne Tuohy at the University of Minnesota Morris. A community cooperative theater is exactly the place to bring in...
October 10, 2018 - 1:42pm
September 27, 2018
Stevens County Times Editorial: Morris misses one chance in U of M search session
We applaud the University of Minnesota's presidential search committee for conducting listening sessions at each of the university campuses as a way to gather input for the search process. The next president of the U of M will be setting goals and a tone for the entire system including...
September 27, 2018 - 6:39pm
August 16, 2018
Stevens County Times Editorial: Good idea or not to move Prairie Pioneer Days?
It's tempting to say moving the Prairie Pioneer Days celebration to September is a mistake. It's just as tempting to say keeping the celebration...
August 16, 2018 - 5:04pm
July 27, 2018
Stevens County Times Editorial: Morris needs more public art
It's rare community members can watch an actual monument being sculpted. Residents should take advantage of the chance to watch artist Duane "Dewey" Goodwin sculpt a monument on the campus of the University of Minnesota Morris. Goodwin and one of his assistants, Inkpa, or Javier...
July 27, 2018 - 5:27pm
Stevens County Times Editorial: Thank you Trump?
On Wednesday, June 20, President Donald Trump signed an executive order ending his administration's policy to separate children from parents if those parents had crossed the Mexico/U.S. border illegally.
June 27, 2018 - 9:45pm