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St. Mary's Samplings 092014
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Stevens County board approves 6 percent preliminary levy increase for 2015
Tigers sting YME in four sets
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UMM alumni achieves milestone career win
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Marvin Earl Andersen
Letter: Promises not kept
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Talking it over: The road less traveled
Michael Haynes: Property tax abatement is not new for Stevens County
Area Student Accomplishments 092014
Open Houses 092014
Myriam Sanchez Salguero
Elin Nancy Davenport
LeRoy Arthur Henriksen
Farm Bill Allows Early Termination for Certain CRP Contracts
Features from the Farm 082314
December 17, 2008
Residents ask county board about building project, request it be postponed
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune About 90 people gathered Tuesday to hear Stevens County Commissioners explain their vote to move ahead with a $15 million building project, and to ask that the board consider postponing plans because of the poor economic situation gripping the entire country. The...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
November 8, 2008
New plans downsize jail, LEC to stay within county's budget
By Kayla Kloos Sun Tribune The size of the proposed Stevens County jail may be reduced to keep the project under financial limits. Representatives from Kline McCarthy Architects and the Contegrity project management firm met with the Stevens County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday...
November 8, 2008 - 12:00am
October 22, 2008
County business growth slow but housing OK
By Kayla Kloos Sun Tribune Stevens County Economic Improvement Commission Executive Director Michael Haynes reported slow growth overall for area businesses in the third quarter of 2008, but he said there was no loss of value in Stevens County's housing market. Haynes presented...
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
October 11, 2008
Jail project focus of county candidate forum
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune The Stevens County jail and courthouse remodeling project was the primary talking point for commissioner candidates Thursday during a "Meet the Candidates" forum at the Morris American Legion. Candidates for county seats, Morris City Council, the Morris...
October 11, 2008 - 12:00am
July 17, 2008
Three challengers file for county board
Craig Murphy, Ron Staples and Donnie Wohlers are challengers seeking seats on the Stevens County Board of Commissioners. Staples filed July 11 and Murphy and Wohlers filed Monday. They join incumbents Larry Sayre and Paul Watzke in this fall's campaign. The filing period for county...
July 17, 2008 - 12:00am
July 12, 2008
Staples files for county board
Ron Staples has filed to run for the District 3 Stevens County Board of Commissioners seat. Staples filed Friday for the seat being vacated by two-term incumbent Neal Hofland. Hofland announced this spring that he would not seek reelection. County board incumbents Larry Sayre and...
July 12, 2008 - 12:00am
July 4, 2008
County ready to switch solid waste operations
By Kayla Kloos Sun Tribune Stevens County Environmental Services Coordinator Bill Kleindl reviewed the Pope-Douglas Solid Waste Agreement with County Commissioners at their July 1 meeting. Kleindl will take the revised contract back to Pope-Douglas for negotiations, but the commissioners...
July 4, 2008 - 12:00am
June 17, 2008
Hofland won't seek third term on Stevens County board
Stevens County Commissioner Neal Hofland will not seek reelection after serving for eight years. Hofland made the announcement Monday afternoon that he would not seek a third term representing the rural Third District, which also includes Chokio and Hancock. In his announcement,...
June 17, 2008 - 12:00am
May 31, 2008
County board studying tax impact of jail, rehab project
A Stevens County resident who owns a $175,000 home will see annual tax increases of about $160 should the county board approve a jail construction and courthouse renovation plan. Carolyn Drude of Ehlers and Associates on Tuesday reviewed preliminary costs of the project the commissioners...
May 31, 2008 - 12:00am
April 12, 2008
Commissioners review jail plans
The Stevens County Board of Commissioners reviewed a schematic drawing and 3D model of the remodeled courthouse and new jail concept at a facilities work session last Tuesday. Scott Fettig, President of Klein McCarthy Architects, and his colleagues met with Sheriff Randy Willis and...
April 12, 2008 - 12:00am
April 2, 2008
County continues discussions on solid waste project
By Kayla Kloos Sun Tribune Environmental Services Coordinator Bill Kleindl met with the Stevens County Board of Commissioners to discuss Stevens County's role in the Pope/Douglas Solid Waste project in Alexandria. The board passed a motion initiated by Commissioner Paul Watzke...
April 2, 2008 - 12:00am