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Contents of Stevens County Courthouse 2010 time capsule

Travis Feuchtmann, project manager for Contegrity Group, and Dave Schmidt, Stevens County Maintenance Director, set the time capsule in a wall in the entry to the new county courthouse.

The time capsule for Stevens County's new courthouse has been set.

The 70-pound stainless steel capsule was set in an interior wall in the entry of the courthouse building. The new capsule is expected to be opened in 50 years.

Here's an index of the new items placed in the 2010 capsule:


Korean Veterans: "The Forgotten War but not the Forgotten People", 2003

"Keeping Track of Alberta" 1998

"Progress on the Prairie" Chokio Centennial, 1878-1998".

"The 40s--Stevens County in World War II", 1995.

"Images of America Stevens County" 2007.

The History of Stevens County", 1976.

"The History of Donnelly, 1972.

"The History of Hancock--125 Years of Life, 1872-1997"


St. Francis Health Center, Morris

"Re-collections--a History of UMM". 2000.

UMM "Profile", Summer/Fall, 2010

State of Minnesota. Office of the State Auditor. Year ended 12/31/2009.

Vistors Guide and business directory Morris, MN 2010

Celebrating 125 Years of Morris 5/19/1996


"A Condensed History of Stevens County Agriculture, 1851-20100" from SCHS exhibit "Reaping What We Sow: A Century of Change in Agriculture".

Soils Lab Folder: Sheet: "Research Highlights--50 Years and Counting"

History of Stevens County Courthouse, 1978-2010.

Stevens County Highway Department, Installation letter, 9/26/2010.

Brochure and copy: "Stevens Forward"

Lists of staff members, "The Grapevine" and brochures from Courage Cottage, articles, newsletters, website pages for Stevens Community Medical Center.

West Wind Village: 2 brochures: " The Rehab Suites" and "The Villa of St. Francis Nursing Home Report".

Census Information Folder for Stevens County

St. John's/Kongsvinger Parish newsletter and bulletin September 2010

Rendsville 4-H membership

Donnelly City Council Mtg. minutes 8/2/2010

2010 Western Tri-County Horseshoe League year-end stats

2009 Donnelly Volunteer Fire Dept letter and roster

Donnelly Threshing Bee work list, events schedule/poster/clippings

United Farmers and Merchants State Bank Certificate of Deposit rates

Business card Gail Kloos(branch manager)

Ida Hancock document


"Morris Tribune" 9/18/2010, "Hancock Record"9/16/2010, "Chokio Review" 9/23/2010

"Donnelly Star", August 2000 -- Centennial 2000, souvenir edition

"Hancock Record" 2/18/1999.

"Voice of the Villa", Tues, June 27, 1987.


Rendsville 4-H

Grand Marshall's for Donnelly Parade, Herb and Carol Kloos


Morris City Parks

WCROC 100 Years 1910-2010

Promise of the Prairie Education in Three Acts Documentary (UMM) 9/24/2010

Flash Drive

Stevens County 50 year Businesses

Stevens County Churches

Stevens County Nonprofits

PDF file of current Morris Area Chamber of Commerce member listing

Digital images of all the courthouse construction photos from the Stevens County Sheriff Facebook page.

Digital copies of the 1956-1957 time capsule items and images of the opening.

A digital copy of the Morris Airport scrapbook.

Images of the historic and 1956 courthouses, and 1956 courthouse construction images.

Stevens County Historical Society archival copies of images, historic file cabinet listing, Newspaper indexing project, pictures of current exhibits and other indexes, images and files relating to Stevens County and over 700 images including those from the Stevens County collection on the Minnesota Reflections website. Readers can view 430 of these images online at

Instructions, viewing programs to install onto whatever computer is in the artifact storage area, and a 44 page PDF directory of the flash drive files.


Stevens County Historical Society -- "Always in the Mood for Making History Come Alive"


Donnelly 45th Threshing Bee 8/28/2010