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Stevens County Times
Candidates for Donnelly Threshing Bee royalty
Hancock council to wait on decision on additional hours for police chief
Minnesota has a Confederate symbol -- and it's going to keep it
Birthday songs for Evink
Osterman racing to improve
Schmidgall learns lacrosse to stay active in college
Area high schools open up fall practice
Amateur Baseball: Chokio wins Region 9C title
Tiger tennis jumps into 2017
Betty A. Johnson
Lorraine "Lori" Lerbs
Letter to the editor: Socialism not the answer to poverty
Letter to the editor: Music should not be a petty political divider
Column: In this Minnesota whodunit, chomp on girl's foot points to muskie
Letter to the editor: Laws need to change in response to shootings
Letter to the editor: Second amendment not under attack
Ag credit counselor, mediator say new lending rules hit hard
Buying local fuels communities
Congressional committee hears Minnesota ideas for farm bill
Speakers talk about importance of farm bill to rural America
West-central Minnesota farmer a pioneer in raising Kernza
May 8, 2017
Dems--including Amy Klobuchar--start making 2020 moves, and the base starts making demands
DES MOINES, Iowa - Like others who spoke at a Democratic Party fundraiser here, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., said that so much has changed nationwide...
May 8, 2017 - 6:54am
March 27, 2017
Congressman Walz enters Minnesota governor race
ST. PAUL—U.S. Rep. Tim Walz says he is running for governor, giving Democrats a candidate from greater Minnesota, where Republicans dominated...
March 27, 2017 - 10:35am
November 21, 2016
Voters return high number of mail-in ballots
Ninety-one percent of the voters who received mail-in ballots for the Nov. 8 election returned those ballots.
November 21, 2016 - 12:56am
November 9, 2016
Kopitzke wins his seat
Incumbent Bob Kopitzke was re-elected to the Stevens County Board of Commissioners with 407 votes. Kopitzke is the District 1 Commissioner. Kopitzke...
November 9, 2016 - 12:33am
Kopitzke, Giese race close
With one of two precincts in, incumbent Bob Kopitzke has a one vote lead over challenger Sheldon Giese, 174 to 173 in the Stevens County Commissioner...
November 9, 2016 - 12:06am
November 8, 2016
Election day is here
It's election day. Voters in Morris and Stevens County are at the polls. A poll worker at Federated Church in Morris said at least 130 people...
November 8, 2016 - 11:13am
August 12, 2016
Primary election turnout low in Minnesota polling locations
Although the numbers look small, voter turnout in Stevens County for this week's primary election was slightly higher than the state average....
August 12, 2016 - 8:33am
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 2, 2016
Voters get first opportunity for mail balloting with August primary
MORRIS — Voters in the 15 Stevens County precincts that have decided to adopt voting by mail for the 2016 election cycle will get their...
July 2, 2016 - 5:10am
June 1, 2016
Hughes, Hinson will compete in primary to challenge Peterson
MORRIS — Two Republicans will face off in a primary election to see who will face Rep. Collin Peterson (DFL) in the general election in...
June 1, 2016 - 11:37am
May 18, 2016
Alexandria high school teacher endorsed at Senate District 12 DFL convention
MORRIS — Alexandria High School teacher Russ Hinrichs won the endorsement of the delegates to the Democratic Farmer Labor convention for...
May 18, 2016 - 11:22am
May 3, 2016
13 precincts in Stevens County switch to voting by mail
MORRIS — A quarter of Stevens County voters will have the option to vote by mail in the upcoming election. Thirteen precincts have decided to switch to mail balloting for the 2016 election, Deputy Auditor/Treasurer Deb Brunko told the Stevens County Board of Commissioners on...
May 3, 2016 - 4:56pm
April 14, 2016
Rep. Jeff Backer earns Republican endorsement for 12A
MORRIS — Representative Jeff Backer was unanimously endorsed to run for a second term by District 12A Republicans at their convention...
April 14, 2016 - 5:59pm
April 9, 2016
Stevens County DFL supports reforms in criminal justice, elections, energy
MORRIS — After several hours of spirited and detail-oriented debate, Stevens County DFL members endorsed resolutions supporting reforms to the criminal justice system, elections, and energy systems across the state of Minnesota. Around 50 Stevens County DFL members gathered...
April 9, 2016 - 5:30am
March 18, 2016
Four townships switch to mail balloting for 2016 election
MORRIS — Four Stevens County townships will switch to mail balloting for the 2016 election, Stevens County Auditor/Treasurer Amanda Barsness reported Tuesday. After learning more about the process, officials in Scott, Synnes, Stevens and Eldorado Townships voted to do away...
March 18, 2016 - 3:17pm