Henry “Hank” H. Hyatt

Henry “Hank” Harold Hyatt was born on October 23, 1935, to Clarence and Evelyn (Schmakel) Hyatt in St. Paul, MN. Throughout his childhood, Hank enjoyed hunting at his Grandparents farm in Braham, MN, and had a strong work ethic. He graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1953. Hank married Mary Lou Dickopf in 1954 …

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UMN Morris holds 59th commencement

The 59th University of Minnesota Morris commencement ceremony was held Saturday, May 14, indoors at the Cougar Sports Center gymnasium. Therewere 290 graduates, including above, Katelynn Jepma, who is a Hancock native. Jepma graduated with a degree in English, secondary education with high distinction.

Destructive storm causes heavy damage in area

Thursday’s multiple storms that rolled across western and southwestern Minnesota last Thursday “formed in a volatile air mass, as record-breaking heat and humidity gripped areas from southern Minnesota on south and west,” according to the Department of Natural Resources Climate Journal reported.  However, the early morning storms were just a prelude to the much strong, …

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Lynden “Buddy” Berger

Lynden “Buddy” Berger, age 80, of Las Vegas, NV, formerly of Herman, MN passed away peacefully at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas, NV on January 18, 2022. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, June 4, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Bethel Lutheran Church in Herman, MN with Rev. Cheryl Berg officiating. Visitation will be …

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Lilla Estenson

Memorial services for Lilla Estenson of Morris, formerly of Cyrus, MN, will be held Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cyrus, MN, with Reverend Chris Richards officiating.  Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church. Burial will be at Cyrus South Cemetery, Cyrus, MN.  Lilla Margaret …

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Last week our son and his wife made the tough decision to put their dog, Dylan down. Dylan has been part of the family for 15 years and was recently suffering a great deal. He had a stroke a few years ago so he has been blind and also had a lot of pain in …


Morris Area holds final choral concert of year

Morris Area senior choir members surrounded Director John Kleinwolterink after their final performance at MAHS. They also presented him with several gifts including a collage of photos and liter bottles of Pepsi. More photos of the band concert from last week in this week’s e-edition.