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Letters to the Editor
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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
February 14, 2009
Douglas County board: jail nudges ahead
Douglas County officials will soon know how much the county's state-mandated new jail will cost. The numbers, they say, should be looking good. During their regular meeting Tuesday, commissioners scheduled bidding dates for construction of the 55,000 square-foot facility, which...
February 14, 2009 - 12:00am
February 5, 2009
Douglas County Hospital to save millions on energy - guaranteed
Douglas County Hospital officials last week announced a plan to completely revamp the facility's aging main building. They say that over time it will save millions of dollars - guaranteed. On January 20, county commissioners approved a contract between DCH and Johnson Controls,...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
January 27, 2009
Driver pleads guilty to vehicular homicide
A 40-year-old South Dakota man pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular homicide Wednesday. The charges against Thomas Patrick Michel, 40, of Webster,...
January 27, 2009 - 12:00am
January 24, 2009
Court dismisses lawsuit over L'Homme Dieu Beach land
It may not be warm enough outside to swim just yet, but when the time comes, residents should be happy to know they can continue swimming at L'Homme Dieu Beach - legally. The public swimming area is now back in the hands of the state and Douglas County after a lawsuit filed by Dennis...
January 24, 2009 - 12:00am
January 14, 2009
Leaf Valley pulls out of sewer plan
Another Douglas County township has chosen to opt out of the Central Lakes Region Sanitary District. Leaf Valley Township supervisors voted 2-1 Thursday to withdraw from CLRSD. Supervisors Dan Jost and Jay Baldwin voted to leave CLRSD, while Mel Bump voted to remain in it. Bump,...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
CLRSD wins one battle, loses another
A district court judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by four Douglas County residents against the Central Lakes Region Sanitary District. In what could prove to be a hollow victory for CLRSD, the verdict comes as another township has chosen to opt out of the district. In a decision...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 3, 2009
Morris man faces criminal sexual conduct charges for alleged contact with minor
A Morris man faces three counts of criminal sexual conduct for allegedly touching a minor. Todd Douglas Jacobson, 41, was charged in Stevens...
January 3, 2009 - 12:00am
December 25, 2008
Douglas County Hospital may drop mental health service
Concerned with rising costs and its ability to keep pace with increasing demand, Douglas County Hospital (DCH) is considering phasing out its mental health outpatient care unit. After more than 20 years as the primary mental health provider in the area, the hospital needs to reevaluate...
December 25, 2008 - 12:00am
Five-county public health plan may be short-lived
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune A proposal to create a five-county public health system that would include departments of Stevens-Traverse-Grant, Pope and Douglas counties might be short-lived, at least in the near term. Earlier this week, Pope County officials indicated that the time...
October 25, 2008 - 12:00am
October 22, 2008
Initial response positive for forming five-county public health system
By Amy Chaffins Pope County Tribune Commissioners and staff from Stevens, Traverse, Grant, Pope and Douglas counties came together to discuss the idea of forming a five-county public health service. The group met Friday at the Hoffman Community Center. Currently, Stevens, Traverse...
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
STG Public Health to gauge interest in five-county service
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune The chairman of the Stevens Traverse Grant Public Health Board is asking county commissioners in Pope and Douglas counties to explore the possibility of merging to create a five-county public health network. In a Sept.
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am
September 13, 2008
Tubbs interim head of STG Public Health
Sandy Tubbs, Director of Douglas County Public Health, will serve as interim director of the Stevens-Traverse-Grant Public Health department. The STG Public Health board appointed Tubbs to the position Thursday. She replaces Betty Windom-Kirsch, who resigned as STG director Aug....
September 13, 2008 - 12:00am
August 30, 2008
UMM student revels in convention chaos, excitement
By Ted Fiskevold For the Sun Tribune DENVER -- Chanting "Yes - we - can - Yes - we - can !" and waving his "Obama-Biden" sign with the rest of the Minnesota delegation, University of Minnesota, Morris senior Douglas Williams listened to the Roll Call of the states and anxiously...
August 30, 2008 - 12:00am
August 19, 2008
UMM student to honor grandmother at convention
By Don Davis St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - Douglas Williams is headed to the Democratic National Convention in part to honor his grandmother. In fact, the University of Minnesota Morris student said, he can go to Denver in part because of what his grandmother did. "My grandmother...
August 19, 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