Brooke Kern

Declining water levels in parts of state affecting boat launches and retrievals

Low water levels, resulting from below-average rainfall in much of the southern third of Minnesota in June and July, are making boat launching and retrieval challenging at many lakes and rivers, especially in the Twin Cities metro area.  When water levels decline, less of the boat ramp is underwater, which reduces the length of the …

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Morris Junior Legion cruised to North Central Sub-State Championship

After beating Kerkhoven in the playoff opener, the Morris Junior Legion baseball team beat No. 3-seeded New London-Spicer and upset top-seeded Starbuck to earn a spot in the championship. Morris played in the championship July 30, at BOLD. Results will be published in the Aug. 8 Stevens County Times. (2) Morris 6 (3) New London-Spicer …

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Morris City Council works to create better communication

There are many forms of government in our cities. Some of the most common are Mayor-Council, Council-Manager, Commission or Town meeting. Each has good and bad results. Several years ago the City of Morris adopted a charter that included having a Council-Manager form or government.  The council-manager form includes a city manager with an elected …

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Tiger 14U baseball completes incredible run at state

The Morris 14U baseball team captured the Minnesota Sports Federation 14U AAA State Tournament Championship this past weekend, in Austin. The Tigers won three games on Sunday, July 24 by beating Woodbury 6-5, Marshall 7-0 and then beating Rogers/Otsego 13-2 in the Championship game. This championship victory puts an exclamation point on a five-year run …

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