Skip to main content
Stevens County Times
Morris Area board sets proposed project referendum date
Helping the garden grow
Officers on leave after shooting in Willmar, Minn.
McFeely: Is Michele Bachmann dipping her toe in Minnesota governor race?
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
Robert O. Hubbard
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
Dairy hosts Open House
WROC's Features from the Farm: Research on industrial hemp
Taking a break from ag work
Weather dictating pace of spring field work
Growing for the future
June 16, 2009
County board begins work on optional building plan
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune A new Stevens County building project could still be underway this year, and at least two commissioners stated Tuesday that they don't foresee any changes to the optional plan the board adopted last week. The county board met with architects and a project...
June 16, 2009 - 5:37pm
June 15, 2009
Shot deputy fights fever as doctors plan surgery
As Mahnomen County Deputy Christopher Dewey continues to struggle with his recovery after being gunned down on duty, it's difficult for his boss...
June 15, 2009 - 5:04am
June 13, 2009
Tasered man's family asks for discipline
A Browerville family filed papers and asked the Verndale City Council to take disciplinary action against Verndale Police Chief Jeff Jares after an incident at a Verndale bar that led to a young man getting tasered three times, one of those times allegedly in the groin. Mark and...
June 13, 2009 - 5:11am
June 12, 2009
Llamas on the loose east of Park Rapids
PARK RAPIDS - To the ever-growing list of duties the Hubbard County Sheriff's Department is responsible for, add "llama wranglers." That was...
June 12, 2009 - 7:12am
June 4, 2009
Boxcar hobo in search of adventure finds journey stalled--temporarily--in Perham
A young, philosophical hobo--traveling the country to explore life and "find himself" --found himself at a dead stop in Perham, with a police squad car awaiting him. A Burlington Northern-Santa Fe freight train was stopped in downtown Perham about 6:30 p.m., June 1. BN-SF rail officials...
June 4, 2009 - 11:49am
May 12, 2009
County advisory panel completes work
By Philip Drown The Stevens County Building Project Study Committee met for the final time last Monday, concluding ten weeks of intensive meetings to exchange information and discuss issues surrounding the proposed $15 million courthouse remodel and jail project. After responding...
May 12, 2009 - 9:00am
May 9, 2009
Missing Wadena woman found safe after search
Using cellular phone triangulation, authorities in Minnesota and Wisconsin were able to locate a missing Wadena woman Sunday night after being reported missing since Thursday, April 30. Shirley Chromey, 72, was found safe after becoming lost in Wisconsin on her way to visit her sister...
May 9, 2009 - 4:41am
May 5, 2009
Advisory panel reviews building options
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune Stevens County's building advisory committee reviewed two alternatives to the $15 million plan the county commissioners approved last summer and came under fire from opponents last fall. Instructed to develop two options, neither of which includes immediate...
May 5, 2009 - 5:09pm
May 2, 2009
Law enforcement seeking info on deliberate fires near college
WILLMAR -- The Willmar police and fire departments are seeking information about the person or persons who are responsible for setting deliberate fires in trash containers at Fairview and Evergreen Ridge apartment complexes near Ridgewater College. The two fires this week are very...
May 2, 2009 - 4:13am
April 28, 2009
Advisory panel compares sheriff's, group's jail budget estimates
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune The Stevens County's building advisory committee reviewed jail budget figures with one sheriff and received words...
April 28, 2009 - 6:52pm
April 21, 2009
Panel reviews financial impact of county building project
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune The Stevens County building advisory panel heard plenty of numbers at its meeting Monday night, but the members left the two-hour session wanting more. The Stevens County Citizens/County Board Facilities Project Advisory Committee met with county Assessor...
April 21, 2009 - 4:14pm
April 10, 2009
Advisory committee's facilitator resigns
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune The panel reviewing Stevens County's building proposal will have to continue without its facilitator. Deb Hengel, of Elbow Lake, resigned her position after learning that her oldest daughter was killed in a car crash Thursday near Olivia. Hengel, a professional...
April 10, 2009 - 11:58am
April 7, 2009
County to seek alternatives to jail
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune Stevens County will formally seek alternatives to its planned building project that do not include construction of a jail. The county Board of Commissioners passed a resolution Tuesday requesting that its project consultants, Klein McCarthy Architects...
April 7, 2009 - 1:35pm
March 30, 2009
Building advisory meeting postponed
The Stevens County Citizens/County Board Facilities Project Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for Monday, March 30, has been postponed because due to the threat of an impending blizzard. The panel was to meet with representatives of Klein McCarthy Architects and Contegrity, the...
March 30, 2009 - 11:15am
Medical marijuana bill gathers steam at the Capitol; Pawlenty has threatened veto
WILLMAR -- Dan Hartog doesn't look forward to the hassles that law enforcement officials predict will happen if the medical use of marijuana is legalized in Minnesota. "Who's overseeing it? What's the control on it?" wondered Hartog, the Kandiyohi County Sheriff. Jim Kulset, Willmar...
March 30, 2009 - 8:43am