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July 7, 2009
Summer Center Day at WCROC July 10 features eight ag tours
Summer Center Day at the West Central Research and Outreach Center is July 10, with registration at 7:30 a.m. and tours beginning at 8 a.m. Eight tours are featured this year, covering topics such as crop and weed management, water quality, animal systems and renewable energy: Tour...
news / agriculture
July 7, 2009 - 5:31pm
June 16, 2009
County board begins work on optional building plan
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune A new Stevens County building project could still be underway this year, and at least two commissioners stated Tuesday that they don't foresee any changes to the optional plan the board adopted last week. The county board met with architects and a project...
June 16, 2009 - 5:37pm
May 12, 2009
County advisory panel completes work
By Philip Drown The Stevens County Building Project Study Committee met for the final time last Monday, concluding ten weeks of intensive meetings to exchange information and discuss issues surrounding the proposed $15 million courthouse remodel and jail project. After responding...
May 12, 2009 - 9:00am
May 5, 2009
Advisory panel reviews building options
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune Stevens County's building advisory committee reviewed two alternatives to the $15 million plan the county commissioners approved last summer and came under fire from opponents last fall. Instructed to develop two options, neither of which includes immediate...
May 5, 2009 - 5:09pm
April 28, 2009
Advisory panel compares sheriff's, group's jail budget estimates
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune The Stevens County's building advisory committee reviewed jail budget figures with one sheriff and received words of caution from a retired sheriff and a Traverse County commissioner at its meeting Monday. The Stevens County Citizens/County Board Facilities...
April 28, 2009 - 6:52pm
April 21, 2009
Panel reviews financial impact of county building project
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune The Stevens County building advisory panel heard plenty of numbers at its meeting Monday night, but the members left the two-hour session wanting more. The Stevens County Citizens/County Board Facilities Project Advisory Committee met with county Assessor...
April 21, 2009 - 4:14pm
April 10, 2009
Advisory committee's facilitator resigns
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune The panel reviewing Stevens County's building proposal will have to continue without its facilitator. Deb Hengel, of Elbow Lake, resigned her position after learning that her oldest daughter was killed in a car crash Thursday near Olivia. Hengel, a professional...
April 10, 2009 - 11:58am
April 7, 2009
County to seek alternatives to jail
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune Stevens County will formally seek alternatives to its planned building project that do not include construction of a jail. The county Board of Commissioners passed a resolution Tuesday requesting that its project consultants, Klein McCarthy Architects...
April 7, 2009 - 1:35pm
March 30, 2009
Building advisory meeting postponed
The Stevens County Citizens/County Board Facilities Project Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for Monday, March 30, has been postponed because due to the threat of an impending blizzard. The panel was to meet with representatives of Klein McCarthy Architects and Contegrity, the...
March 30, 2009 - 11:15am
March 17, 2009
Courthouse an energy sieve in need of significant upgrades
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune The courthouse renovations that are part of Stevens County's $15 million building project are needed soon, according to the county's Facilities Coordinator. Dave Schmidt spoke with the Stevens County Citizens/County Board Facilites Project Advisory Committee...
March 17, 2009 - 5:10pm
Panel, sheriff review county's jail needs
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune Stevens County's sheriff told the advisory committee studying a $15 million building project that the proposed jail plans are appropriate for the county's needs. Sheriff Randy Willis and county Facilities Coordinator Dave Schmidt met with the Stevens County...
March 17, 2009 - 5:05pm
March 9, 2009
Advisory panel gets a county jail history lesson
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune The panel reviewing Stevens County's proposed $15 million building and renovation project spent time -- and likely will spend even more -- on an overview of the county's jails and jail projects. The Stevens County Citizens/County Board Facilities Project...
March 9, 2009 - 10:07pm
January 24, 2009
Small towns symposium to explore 'Communities 2050'
The 7th annual Symposium on Small Towns will explore "Communities 2050: Building a Livable, Renewable and Responsible Future!" when the symposium convenes June 2-3 at the University of Minnesota, Morris. The symposium will focus on rebuilding local economies, educating and motivating...
January 24, 2009 - 12:00am
County votes to replace aging 911 ambulance
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune Stevens County will buy a new ambulance to replace a unit that sports a computer system the service's director called a "ticking bomb." The county Board of Commissioners approved a request by Rick Wagner to purchase a new primary 911 vehicle. Wagner is...
January 24, 2009 - 12:00am