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By Kayla Kloos Sun Tribune Stevens County voters will get a say in building a jail. The county Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to put the jail question to a referendum on the Nov. 7 ballot. The referendum, if passed, would prevent the non-homestead agriculture/seasonal-recreational landholders from paying taxes for the jail. The commissioners had several options for financing the project, but had the board approved selling jail bonds without a vote, all county landowners would have been subject to taxation. The commissioners have scheduled an Aug.
A rural Alberta man was sentenced Monday on three counts of criminal sexual conduct stemming from incidents related to his work in the refrigeration business. Roy Joseph Amberg, 44, was charged in Stevens County District Court in January 2006 with fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct for incidents involving five separate victims, all of whom were of retirement age. Amberg earlier pled guilty to three counts of fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Frankie Donald Price was born on August 11, 2006 at Stevens Community Medical Center in Morris, to Kathy Buse and Terry Price Jr. of Morris. Frankie weighed 7 pounds and 4 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Donald and Leila Buse of Brandon and Liz and Mitch Coker of Sacramento, Calif. Great grandparents are Barbara Mayou from Wheaton, Verna and Norman Schultz of Ortonville.
Brody Seth Nachbor was born on July 31, 2006 at Stevens Community Medical Center in Morris to Jeff and Cara Nachbor of Herman. Brody Seth weighed 6 pounds 11 1/2 ounces and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Milton and Franchetta Haupert and David and Pamela Nachbor all of Herman.
An open house bridal shower for Chrissy Johnson, bride-to-be of Bobby Kieffer, will be held on Saturday, August 19, at 2 p.m., at the American Legion in Morris. Everyone welcome. An open house bridal shower for Jennifer Henrichs, bride-to-be of Mike Cihak, will be held Saturday, August 19, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., at the American Legion in Morris. Everyone welcome. Jennifer is the daughter of Glen and Judy Henrichs of Morris. Mike is the son of John Cihak and Rosalea Cihak of Barnsville.
RECYCLING TRAILER TIMES AND LOCATIONS for rural residents: Alberta - 1st Saturday and Sunday of the month; south of the Cargill Elevator. Chokio - 2nd Saturday and Sunday of the month, in the County Shop, Hwy. 28. Donnelly - 3rd Saturday and Sunday of the month; just off Hwy. 9, south of City Park. Hancock - 4th Saturday and Sunday of the month, across alley from Hancock Co-op.
10 Years Ago August 15, 1996 Tribune The wheat harvest has begun in the eastern part of Stevens County, according to a photo taken at Randy Haberer's farm in Framnas Township. This past Tuesday it was the City Council's turn to get an overview of the long-awaited Comprehensive Plan. Mark Olson, who has been compiling and developing the plan , gave a presentation for the Council.
Cyrus Alexandra Savre of Fridley and Hannah Enck of Savage came Wednesday and stayed until Sunday with their grandmother, Nancy Savre. Dawn and Arden Lembcke of Andover and William Savre of Fridley came Friday evening and also stayed until Sunday with Nancy. Kristine Braaten Lee was the visiting pastor Sunday at the Trinity Church in Cyrus. The Bible School children sang during the service. Helen Michelson, Leroy Edlund and Brett and a friend and also Shirley Neuman of Villard were dinner guests Sunday at the Erland Michelson home for Matthew's birthday. Mrs.
Erin Harris, Morris - Cauliflower Barb Simpson, Chokio - Red Ripe Tomatoes Barb Simpson, Chokio - Russett Potatoes Shirley Libbon, Chokio - Raisin Bars Joanne Hagstrom, Morris - Rye Bread Steve Delehanty, Morris - Honey Christine Schneider, Alberta - Decorated Cake (Children 10-14 yrs.) Lora Schuster, Alberta - Photo Enlargement Van Gooch, Morris - Color Photos, Flowers Heather Aanerud, Donnelly - Single 8 x 10 Color Photo Doris Benson, Chokio - Landscape Painting Sarah Hill, Chokio - Painting, Flowers Bonnie Tipcke, Morris - Single 8 x 10 Color Photo, Children Clarice Dieter, Cho
Residents of western and central Minnesota are at risk for West Nile virus, which causes mild to severe disease, for the remainder of the summer, the Minnesota Department of Health reported Monday. Because of weather conditions the past two months, this risk may be greater than past years. Nineteen cases of WNV-related illness in Minnesotans, including two deaths, have already been reported to the Minnesota Department of Health, ahead of numbers reported at this time in previous years. "Warmer than normal weather this summer has sped up the development of WNV in mosquitoes," said David Neit