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Local students and business owners team up for a tasty twist on burger-of-the-month specials

If you live in or around Morris, you may be familiar with The Fire Side restaurant and their monthly “Burger of the Month” deal. The burger of the month is different every month, and $2.00 from each burger of the month sale goes towards a different charity. However, the month of May this year will

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Importance of staying informed and prepared during severe weather highlighted during Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota and Wisconsin

Last week was Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Stevens County Emergency Management provided information on different topics relating to severe weather awareness for each day. The information in this article was provided by Stevens County Emergency Management Director Dona Greiner.  Day one: Different Types of Warnings Day one focused on different types

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Stevens County Humane Society speaks to Morris City Council about feral cat population

*Editor’s Note: In the print edition of the Stevens County Times, the headline incorrectly reads “Stevens County Human Society.” We apologize for this error. Two Stevens County Humane Society (SCHS) representatives came to the Morris City Council meeting on April 9 to request funds and support. Tracey Anderson, president of the SCHS board of directors,

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Morris Area High School raises awareness and funds for artists in Central America

During the month of April, the Morris Area High School Spanish Club is selling hand-woven bracelets, or ‘pulseras’, in Spanish, to empower the artists who make them in Nicaragua & Guatemala.  This sale was organized through the Pulsera Project, a fair-trade non-profit organization that empowers and educates people in the United States and Central America

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Commissioners grant conditional use permit to Riverview, LLP for agricultural processing plant

The Stevens County Board of Commissioners approved a conditional use permit (CUP) for Riverview, LLP at their April 2 regular meeting. Before the regular board meeting, the Planning Commission met on March 18 to hear the CUP request from Riverview, LLP. The proposed is to construct and operate an agricultural processing plant that will process

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TESTIFY: Americana from Slavery to Today exhibit at Morris Public Library

The Morris Public Library is hosting a photo gallery exhibit through April 15 during open hours. The exhibit, called Testify: Americana from Slavery to Today, features images of art and artifacts from the Diane and Alan Page Collection.  Alan Page is a retired Minnesota state Supreme Court Judge and a former professional football player. He

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