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Stevens County Times
Casting a rainbow during battle
Irondale marching band to perform July 27 at Big Cat
Asbestos removal starts in Hancock buildings (with video)
Irondale marching band returns to Morris; public performance July 27
After computer upgrades, wait times at some Minnesota license bureaus still hours
Junior Legion: Morris falls to elimination bracket
Sunny skies for annual Marv Meyer Fun Run
Legion Baseball: Hancock eliminated from sub-district playoffs
Zosel heads to USF for golf
Amateur Baseball: Morris takes Stevens County with win at Hancock
Rodney Owen Thompson
Letter to the editor: Second amendment not under attack
Colorful crew tosses candy July 4
Stevens County Times Editorial: Take care of your lawn
Letter to the editor: Contact Senate about healthcare bill
Letter to the editor: Happy July 4
West-central Minnesota farmer a pioneer in raising Kernza
Active farming applications available July 24
Dairy hosts Open House
WROC's Features from the Farm: Research on industrial hemp
Taking a break from ag work
August 3, 2016
Commissioners review policy on contributions for community groups, projects
MORRIS — On Tuesday, the Stevens County Board of Commissioners reviewed a first draft of a policy regarding how the board will review county funds contributed to community projects. The policy is in response to a project in the city of Hancock regarding a tax forfeited property...
August 3, 2016 - 5:47am
August 1, 2016
Filing for city council, school board seats opens Aug. 2
MORRIS — The filing period to declare candidacy for the Morris City Council and the Morris Area School Board opens at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2 and closes on Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 5 p.m. The terms of city council members Kevin Wohlers and Bill Storck are up for election this November....
August 1, 2016 - 5:13am
July 23, 2016
Bond refinancing results in significant savings for Stevens County
MORRIS — Stevens County will save approximately $740,000 in debt service payments as a result of refinancing the county's existing debt for the 2009 courthouse remodeling project. In June, the Stevens County Board of Commissioners voted to refinance a current lease bond into...
July 23, 2016 - 5:30am
July 17, 2016
Former Gov. Wendell Anderson, regent, ‘Minnesota Miracle’ architect, dies
ST. PAUL -- Former Minnesota Gov. Wendell Anderson, a truck driver’s son who emerged from St. Paul’s East Side to become a college and Olympic...
July 17, 2016 - 12:41pm
June 26, 2016
Mock train derailment emergency exercise June 29 in Morris
MORRIS — Elected officials, emergency responders, and local residents will be participating in an emergency response exercise on Wednesday, June 29 in Morris. Residents can expect increased activity throughout the city of Morris from about 10 a.m. through 8 p.m. while the exercise...
June 26, 2016 - 5:05am
June 24, 2016
Commissioners split on vote to increase number of full time deputies
MORRIS — On Tuesday, the Stevens County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 in favor of promoting a current part-time deputy in the Stevens County Sheriff's Office to a full-time member of the staff. Chief Deputy Tom Loew made the request to the board on behalf of the sheriff's...
June 24, 2016 - 3:56pm
April 23, 2016
Stevens County to get drawings, estimate on highway facility
MORRIS — Stevens County is looking into the cost and possible design of a new office and repair facility for the Stevens County Highway Department. The current highway department facility has a range of issues including air quality concerns, an aging electrical system, deteriorating...
April 23, 2016 - 5:40am
April 16, 2016
Cyrus celebrates new fire hall, city office
MORRIS — The city of Cyrus and the Cyrus Fire Department celebrated the completion of a new fire hall, city office and community center...
April 16, 2016 - 5:21am
April 15, 2016
Senate votes to eliminate confusion for buffers on private ditches
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature is close to cleaning up misunderstandings in a law meant to clean up the state's water. Senators...
April 15, 2016 - 4:58pm
March 30, 2016
Driverless cars have potential to benefit those with disabilities, lawmaker says
ST. PAUL — Phil Kragness cannot travel like many Minnesotans. A blind double-amputee, Kragness and others with disabilities would like...
March 30, 2016 - 4:35pm
March 11, 2016
City of Morris approves plans for $14 million water treatment plant
MORRIS — On Tuesday, the Morris City Council approved plans for a new $14 million water treatment plant and voted to seek bids on the...
March 11, 2016 - 3:49pm
March 4, 2016
Transportation, taxes, bonding issues to watch in session
MORRIS — Transportation, taxes, and bonding are the three key areas Rep. Jeff Backer and Sen. Torrey Westrom believe will be covered in...
March 4, 2016 - 3:28pm
February 24, 2016
Local caucus goers will make voices heard on Super Tuesday
ST. PAUL — Presidential candidates have given Minnesota a bit more love than usual this year as the state holds its precinct caucuses...
February 24, 2016 - 4:49pm
Town hall meeting with Sen. Westrom and Rep. Backer March 1 in Morris
District 12 legislators Senator Torrey Westrom (R-Elbow Lake), and Representative Jeff Backer (R-Browns Valley), will hold a series of town hall...
February 24, 2016 - 5:22am
February 20, 2016
Stevens County votes to raise garbage rates
MORRIS, Minn. - Stevens County residents and business will be paying more for garbage disposal services in order to free up funding to subsidize the county’s single-sort recycling program. On Tuesday, the Stevens County Board of Commissioners authorized Engebretson Sanitary Disposal...
February 20, 2016 - 1:06pm