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  • stevens county ambulance

    This week, local ambulance crews and First Responders are celebrating life-saving skills that have saved several lives in the last year. This is Emergency Medical Services Week, a national recognition of EMS Teams around the …

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    24 May 12
  • Dennis Wayne Aasen

    39 year old Dennis Wayne Aasen of Mounds View, Minnesota, has been apprehended. Aasen was wanted by authorities for the alleged kidnapping of a woman from rural Clontarf. On Thursday, May 17, Aasen allegedly kidnapped …

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    24 May 12
  • Twig Webster

    A member of the Morris City Council has submitted his resignation letter and the has Council approved his resignation as of last night (Tuesday). In an open letter to the council, Twig Webster wrote, “It …

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    23 May 12
  • Morris City Hall

    After accepting the resignation of Morris Finance Director Gene Krosschell, the city council has voted in a replacement. Debra Raasch, the current city accountant, will step into the role of Finance Director when Krosschell retires …

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    23 May 12
  • morris schools

    The Morris Area School Board has approved taking out a line of credit to cover any upcoming shortfalls in the school’s cash flow. Superintendent Scott Monson says he hopes the schools don’t have to use …

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    23 May 12
  • Collin Peterson1

    U.S. Congressman Collin Peterson is hosting a series of farm meetings this week throughout western Minnesota. He will provide an update on the Farm Bill reauthorization process at these meetings. Peterson will be in Fergus …

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    23 May 12
  • minnesota department of employment and economic development

    Jobless rates in western Minnesota counties decreased last month. The unadjusted unemployment rate in Stevens County was 3.6 percent inApril, a decrease of 1.9 percent from March, according to figures fromthe Minnesota Department of Employment …

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    23 May 12
  • morris school board

    Area schools continue to consider the possibility of consolidation and/or the dissolution of operations of the Cyrus school district. At the Morris Area School Board meeting last night (Monday), board members discussed a resolution to …

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    22 May 12