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David O. Johnson
Robert "Punk" DeGier
Gary Eugene Ritzschke
Thomas J. Hesse
Farmers to head to harvest
Features from the Farm: Fly control for grazing and organic dairies
U.S. House Agriculture Committee chairman visits Minnesota
NRCS funding available to develop monarch butterfly habitats
July rains provide moisture boost for area crops
October 24, 2016
Bob Kopitzke Stevens County Commissioner Candidate District 1
District 1 Name: Bob Kopitzke, incumbent Occupation: Current county commissioner and part-time employee of West Central Glass, Morris Community...
20 hours 14 min ago
Sheldon Giese Stevens County Commissioner Candidate District 1
District 1 Challenger Name: Sheldon Giese Occupation: Mayor, City of Morris, 3rd term, 10th year as Mayor, councilmember for five years prior...
20 hours 17 min ago
Ron Staples Stevens County Commissioner Candidate District 3
District 3 Name: Ron Staples incumbent Occupation: Farming in Synnes Twp since 1978 and county commissioner for the past eight years Community...
20 hours 27 min ago
Jeff W. Flaten Stevens County Board of Commissioners Candidate District 3
District 3 Name: Jeff W. Flaten, challenger Occupation: Sales at NAPA Northside Auto Supply Benson, MN for a total of 30 years. And owner...
20 hours 31 min ago
Diane Nelson Stevens County Commissioner Candidate District 4
District 4 Name: Diane K. Nelson, challenger Occupation: Retired High School Business/Technology Teacher Community involvement: Current:...
21 hours 55 min ago
October 22, 2016
Commissioners hear Morris Model ideas
The weather is changing and that impacts Stevens County, said Sophie Bishop of the University of Minnesota Office of Sustainability on the UMM...
October 22, 2016 - 9:52am
October 19, 2016
Jennifer Goodnough Morris Area School Board Candidate
Name: Jennifer Goodnough Occupation: Chemistry Professor Community organizations/activities involvement:
October 19, 2016 - 5:00pm
August 18, 2016
No tax cuts. No construction work. No special session.
ST. PAUL -- Farmers can forget about tax breaks to lighten their burden in funding new schools. Drivers on some of Minnesota's most dangerous...
August 18, 2016 - 9:24pm
August 13, 2016
Superior Industries advocates for longer runway at Morris Municipal Airport
MORRIS — Some users of the Morris Municipal Airport believe that the facility is due for a runway upgrade. Micah Zeltwanger from Superior Industries spoke to the Morris City Council at their meeting on Tuesday about a potential project to extend the current runway.
August 13, 2016 - 8:35am
August 3, 2016
Commissioners review policy on contributions for community groups, projects
MORRIS — On Tuesday, the Stevens County Board of Commissioners reviewed a first draft of a policy regarding how the board will review county funds contributed to community projects. The policy is in response to a project in the city of Hancock regarding a tax forfeited property...
August 3, 2016 - 5:47am
August 1, 2016
Filing for city council, school board seats opens Aug. 2
MORRIS — The filing period to declare candidacy for the Morris City Council and the Morris Area School Board opens at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2 and closes on Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 5 p.m. The terms of city council members Kevin Wohlers and Bill Storck are up for election this November....
August 1, 2016 - 5:13am
July 23, 2016
Bond refinancing results in significant savings for Stevens County
MORRIS — Stevens County will save approximately $740,000 in debt service payments as a result of refinancing the county's existing debt for the 2009 courthouse remodeling project. In June, the Stevens County Board of Commissioners voted to refinance a current lease bond into...
July 23, 2016 - 5:30am
July 17, 2016
Former Gov. Wendell Anderson, regent, ‘Minnesota Miracle’ architect, dies
ST. PAUL -- Former Minnesota Gov. Wendell Anderson, a truck driver’s son who emerged from St. Paul’s East Side to become a college and Olympic...
July 17, 2016 - 12:41pm
June 26, 2016
Mock train derailment emergency exercise June 29 in Morris
MORRIS — Elected officials, emergency responders, and local residents will be participating in an emergency response exercise on Wednesday, June 29 in Morris. Residents can expect increased activity throughout the city of Morris from about 10 a.m. through 8 p.m. while the exercise...
June 26, 2016 - 5:05am
June 24, 2016
Commissioners split on vote to increase number of full time deputies
MORRIS — On Tuesday, the Stevens County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 in favor of promoting a current part-time deputy in the Stevens County Sheriff's Office to a full-time member of the staff. Chief Deputy Tom Loew made the request to the board on behalf of the sheriff's...
June 24, 2016 - 3:56pm