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Times reporter at Donnelly council meeting receives abusive treatment

Managing Editor’s note: Prior to the publication of this story, we reached out to the Donnelly City Council for comment; none was received. By Reed Anfinson with notes of the meeting provided by Katie Erdman At the Oct. 7 meeting of the Donnelly City Council, Stevens County Times reporter Katie Erdman requested that someone present …

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Hard work, passion, and some sweat equity lead to opening of Dalen Repair in Morris

At the age of 17, Joe Dalen decided he wanted to be a mechanic. His grandparents lived between Cyrus and Starbuck and always brought their vehicles to Scott Estenson for repair and maintenance work, so that’s where Joe went to get his start. He worked summers through high school and the end of college in …

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Music to our ears: Sarlettes Music celebrates seven decades in business

Sarlettes Music in downtown Morris is celebrating 70 years of serving the community musicians and music students.  In 1953, Walt and Florence Sarlette opened the doors of Sarlettes Music in 1953. Originally located on West 6th St. in a building where McGinnis Appliance now stands, the music store was in a two-story building known as …

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Morris Area Schools farm-to-school program fills up local students’ plates

What do your kids eat every day at school? No doubt this is a question that many parents and guardians wonder about when deciding if they should pack a lunch for their children’s school day. With the Morris Area School District, you don’t have to wonder. The Morris Area Schools take part in a farm-to-school …

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Morris City Council deliberates granting a liquor license, discusses boulevard clutter

The Morris City Council meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 8 was short, sweet, and to the point. With two council members and city manager Rebecca Schrupp not in attendance, the meeting lasted only half an hour.  Mayor Kevin Wohlers opened the meeting by quoting Zig Ziglar: “Research indicates that employees have three prime needs: Interesting work, …

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