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Council moves forward with water softener ordinance
Demands for diversity delay appointments to University of Minnesota Board of Regents
Hancock board officially hires superintendent, takes other staff action
U of M regents to discuss building name changes
National Legion Auxiliary president to be in Morris May 14
Golf: Morris/C-A opens season at Ortonville
Softball: Morris/C-A improves to 4-0 after sweep of ACGC
Track and Field: Morris/C-A boys first, girls runner-up for third straight meet
Baseball: Knights hand Hancock its first loss
Track and Field: UM-Morris sets nine top-10 program marks at Cobber Twilight
Merle T. Fennell
Wallace "Wally" Giese
Letter to the editor: Why the interest in giving 16-year-olds the right to vote?
Stevens County TImes Editorial: Shopko's closing, what now?
Letter to the editor: Be nice to everyone, including Trump
Letter to the editor: Did OK for a farm kid
Stevens County Times Editorial: Backer, Westrom's comments on climate change troubling
Evan John Pfaffmann
Maycie Alice Staples
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
2019 Farm Progress issue
Building collapses under snow
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
October 19, 2017
Stevens County Times Editorial: Abusers count on silence
The allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Hollywood movie producer Harvey Weinstein may not qualify as domestic assault but during Domestic Assault Awareness Month in October, the allegations help emphasize a systemic problem with assault against women and men by those...
October 19, 2017 - 5:46pm
October 6, 2017
Stevens County Times Editorial: Donation important in the need to educate public on mental health issues
The Stevens County Adult Mental Health Local Advisory Council made a simple gesture to help raise awareness about mental illness and to help...
October 6, 2017 - 9:26pm
August 27, 2017
Stevens County Times Editorial: Trump must stop tweets
President Donald Trump needs to stop tweeting. At the very least, he needs to stop tweets that are divisive, sometimes incoherent and even silly and seem impulsive at best.
August 27, 2017 - 7:17am
February 17, 2017
Hancock Record Editorial
For better or worse sports can bring us together.
February 17, 2017 - 4:09am
December 31, 2016
Editorial: Tourism has its challenges for Morris
Good luck to the Morris Tourism Board as it starts a three-month tourism marketing campaign with DAYTA of Waite Park. Morris and Stevens County have much to offer visitors but there are many challenges to attracting those tourists. The brand slogan for the tourism campaign is “It...
December 31, 2016 - 10:33am
August 13, 2016
Chip Hutcheson: We count on the mail, but the Postal Service is in trouble
I got the mail today. A couple of bills. A greeting card. Some catalogs. A newspaper. One package that my wife grabbed right away. (Wonder what that was?) Lately, it occurs to me how completely I take for granted that I will get the mail tomorrow.
August 13, 2016 - 8:38am
August 10, 2016
Steve Lang: Another peek under the (grandfather)hood
"The idea that no one is perfect is a view most commonly held by people with no grandchildren." — Doug Larson "Grandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven't thought of yet." — Gene Perret Shortly after returning from a 4,000-mile round trip, a...
August 10, 2016 - 11:00am
July 30, 2016
Noah Hultgren: Farmers are taking leadership role on water quality issue
As farmers, we're always working to improve how we grow food, feed, fiber and fuel for an increasing world population. And when it comes to the important issue of water quality and managing pollutants, farmers are already playing an important leadership role.
July 30, 2016 - 5:22am
Amy Klobuchar: Making sure our veterans get the care they deserve
When we ask our service members to put their lives on the line in defense of our nation, we make a commitment to give them the support they need when they come home. But too often, we fall short of that commitment, especially when it comes to healthcare.
July 30, 2016 - 5:21am
July 23, 2016
Steve Lang: Traversing inner space with sale-ing adventures
"I am the world's worst salesman. Therefore, I must make it easy for people to buy." — F. W. Woolworth "Art is making something out of nothing and selling it." — Frank Zappa No item truly sells itself any more than a story writes itself, but sometimes circumstances occur...
July 23, 2016 - 5:06am
July 16, 2016
Jeanne Massey and Tim Penny: The case for Ranked Choice Voting
Political dysfunction is deeper and more pervasive than ever this presidential election year. Extremism, polarization, divisiveness, negative campaigning, voter alienation — it's all there, and with every caucus and every primary, the corrosion worsens. Describing, in gruesome...
July 16, 2016 - 5:04am
July 2, 2016
Grant Herfindahl and Colleen Landkamer: Opening new markets for American agriculture
If you're looking for a growth industry, check out Minnesota's food and agricultural exports: The number of jobs supported by agricultural exports has been trending upward since the 1990s. More than one million American jobs are supported by agricultural exports, including 55,300...
July 2, 2016 - 5:01am
June 4, 2016
Lee Hamilton: The case for limited government
June 4, 2016 - 5:42am
Amy Klobuchar: Honoring our fallen heroes, respecting our veterans
Every year on Memorial Day, we remember those we have lost while they served in our military. It is a time to reflect on how we honor these fallen heroes and how we treat those who have followed, our brave veterans, with the dignity and respect they have earned.
June 4, 2016 - 5:40am