Morris

Stork Award presented to Stevens County deputies, EMS, and Cyrus first responders

The birth of a baby is miraculous. However, when that birth takes place quickly and outside of a hospital setting, it is also scary. That is why law enforcement personnel and first responders are trained to make a delivery in all kinds of situations. That training has not been utilized in Stevens County for several

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The power of a letter

Once upon a time, a Morris Area Elementary 4th grade student, Alaina Hoffmann, sent a handwritten note (via email, and her mom) to her favorite author, James Riley. To her surprise, she received a response from him, saying that he was excited that she liked his books. Through a series of back-and-forth messages, the author

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Former Morris Mayor Sheldon Giese reflects on his two decades in local politics

By Thomas Hiatt Before his retirement in January of 2023, Sheldon Giese devoted twenty-one years in service to the city of Morris: five with the city council and another sixteen as mayor.  The beginning of his political career dates back to 2001 when he made an unsuccessful run for Morris City Council. After his loss,

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