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The City of Morris Planning Commission will review Stevens County's request for variances and a street vacation for its proposed $15 million building and renovation project.

UPDATE: Commissioners vote to halt jail project

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By Tom Larson

Sun Tribune

The Stevens County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to pursue a building and renovation project that does not include immediate construction of a 20-cell jail.


The controversial project now will include a substantial remodeling of the 53-year-old courthouse and construction of a new law enforcement center. The jail was the cause of uproar in the community, especially in the last six months.

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