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Growing Green: Protecting Pollinators in Your Garden
Update: Winter storm warning issued for Stevens County
Hancock wins food drive, seniors take top honors for the school
St. Mary's Samplings 113013
Tiger Beat 113013
Johnson and Gausman capture B-B-E titles
MBA falls to LDC
Storm looks for first win
Gators look to only get better
Tigers look forward to a fun season in the pool
DARREL C. PIESKE
Talking it over: Time to be thankful
Sue's Views: First Amendment rights come with responsibilites
Letter: Wish Trees available in the community
Letter: The NorthStar does not reflect the views of the university
Letter: Salvation Army Christmas Kettles out in the community
Rosalyn Thérése Rapkoch
Tal Arkay and Nash Arkay Frank
Harper Myrtice Hoon born
Quinn Elise Miller born
Cole Duane Zeltwanger
FFA members optimistic about farming
NRCS Accepting Applications from farmers for key Minnesota conservation program
September 21, 2012
Stevens County to purchase squad car, board plans budget discussion
MORRIS - The Stevens County Board of Commissioners authorized the Stevens County Sheriff's office to purchase a new squad car at their regular...
September 21, 2012 - 1:33pm
October 1, 2011
State tax shift will hit locally
Almost every taxpayer in the state of Minnesota will face increased property taxes next year - even before any tax changes made by counties, cities and school districts - thanks to a tax shift approved by the state legislature in July. During this year's legislative session, the...
news / region
October 1, 2011 - 5:00am
August 11, 2011
Fair gives out trip to Vegas
Vicky Dosdall of Morris won the trip to Las Vegas at the Stevens County Fair. She was at the Lee Community Center for the annual fair supper...
August 11, 2011 - 12:22pm
July 12, 2011
Wednesday Weather: Potential for storms later this week
Severe weather pushed across the state of Minnesota on Sunday. Tornado watches along with severe thunderstorm watches and warnings were issued across a good share of the region. There were several reports of tornadoes in Meeker county around the Grove City area. Radar indicated...
July 12, 2011 - 11:33am
June 29, 2011
After an early job scare, Solvie celebrates 42 years with Stevens County
Kieth Solvie was sure his career was over almost before it got started. That was 42 years ago. Solvie, Stevens County Chief Deputy Auditor-Treasurer, will spend his last day on the job Thursday. County co-workers, friends and family stopped by the courthouse on Tuesday to honor...
news / government
June 29, 2011 - 1:17pm
June 24, 2011
WCSA all-school reunion July 16
West Central School of Agriculture alumni will have a chance to recall and celebrate their high school experiences at the All-School Reunion on Saturday, July 16. The reunion is an annual event that takes place on the University of Minnesota, Morris campus, the former home of the...
June 24, 2011 - 5:48pm
Active Farming applications begin July 5 in Stevens County
Applications will be available for 2011 Active Farming at the Stevens County Assessor office beginning on July 5. Anyone wishing to fill out an application should call the office to make an appointment. The number is (320) 208-6550. Individuals who received Active Farming in 2010...
June 24, 2011 - 5:47pm
Shutdown won't have immediate impact in Morris area
Area governments, institutions and businesses are bracing for a possible state government shutdown, but for now it appears operations will continue relatively unchanged. Both the City of Morris and Stevens County will continue normal operations in the event of a shutdown, but that...
news / government
June 24, 2011 - 5:19pm
UPDATE: Westrom among four finalists for Stevens County Attorney appointment
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune Minnesota House District 11A Rep. Torrey Westrom is among four finalists to succeed Charles Glasrud as Stevens County Attorney. In May, Glasrud was appointed to fill the 8th Judicial District vacancy left when Peter A. Hoff retired in January.
news / government
June 24, 2011 - 1:29pm
June 23, 2011
ALERT UPDATE: Missing person located
Robert Leo Eisel Jr., who was reported missing Thursday night, has been located, the Stevens County Sheriff's Office reported. Robert Leo Eisel Jr. was last seen on foot, heading possibly north of Hancock, on Thursday. The Sheriff's Office reported Eisel was found Friday.
June 23, 2011 - 11:11pm
June 21, 2011
UPDATE: County to again seek bids for public health building
A legal technicality will further delay Stevens County's efforts to sell its now-vacant public health building on Pacific Avenue. The county's Board of Commissioners discussed the issue at its meeting Tuesday and chose to once again advertise for bids for the building. The county...
news / government
June 21, 2011 - 5:50pm
June 17, 2011
Starbuck man pleads guilty to conspiracy, money laundering
A 54-year-old man from Starbuck pleaded guilty earlier today in federal court in Duluth to conspiring with others to steal more than $1 million in loan proceeds from the First Bank of Kensington. Appearing before United States District Court Judge Richard H. Kyle, William Felix Schluter...
June 17, 2011 - 8:28pm
Thomas Vail hired as Stevens County Historical Society Collection Registrar
Thomas Vail was hired as the new Collection Registrar for the Stevens County Historical Society. Vail brings a variety of life skills and experiences to the job, most recently as a graduate of the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2009 with majors in History and Psychology.
June 17, 2011 - 8:26pm
After its journey from rural Appleton, Good Shepherd will be dedicated June 26
The dedication for the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church is Sunday, June 26. Good Shepherd's new pastor, Michael Hanson, will lead a 9 a.m. worship service. A program of the church follows the service at 10 a.m., and a lunch will be served after the program. The church was formerly...
June 17, 2011 - 7:44pm
June 8, 2011
Alberta woman 'has not been found,' sheriff's office reports
Despite persistent rumors to the contrary, an Alberta woman missing since Christmas Day 2010 has not been found, dead or alive. Tamara Mason, 49, was at a residence in Alberta on Dec. 25, 2010 and left at about 7:30 p.m., according to the Stevens County Sheriff's Office. She has...
June 8, 2011 - 3:21pm