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  • Jeff Backer

    Jeff Backer, Jr. has announced his candidacy for the Minnesota House of Representatives, running in District 12A. The District, currently represented by Elbow Lake Democrat Jay McNamar, includes all of Stevens, Big Stone, Grant, Traverse, …

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    20 Jan 14
  • Ivy Rose Kosbab & Rob Lucas

    Photo: Ivy Rose Kosbab with Rob Lucas   Ivy Rose Kosbob  has been named the “Annual Winner” for Pay It Forward, Stevens County! The award honors those who have made a contribution to their community. …

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    16 Jan 14
  • Snow Plow

    DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – (10:25 a.m.) The eastbound lanes of Interstate 94 east of Alexandria are closed. Jackknifed semis are currently blocking the roadway between Alexandria and Osakis. Motorists must use an alternate route. The …

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    16 Jan 14
  • Morris Spelling Bee Winners

    Photo: Brock Anderson, Kendra Wevley, Liz Dietz   Twenty competitors took the stage at the Morris Area Elementary School on Wednesday, January 15. The students, in grades 5-8, competed in rounds of spelling until the …

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    16 Jan 14
  • AgCountry

    At their December meeting, the AgCountry Farm Credit Services Board of Directors declared a $10.6 million cash patronage dividend based on 2013 earnings. The dividend will be distributed to members in March of 2014. AgCountry’s …

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    14 Jan 14
  • Fish

    People interested in applying for the commercial fishing license that allows the removal of rough fish from lakes and streams in northwestern Otter Tail County should contact the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources by Friday, …

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    14 Jan 14
  • Anthony Blue

      The Montevideo Police Department are reporting the arrest of a Granite Falls man on drug sale charges. Anthony Blue, 31, is accused of selling methamphetamine.   Blue has been charged with 3rd Degree Controlled …

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    14 Jan 14
  • Paraeducator

    The week of January 12-18 is Paraeducator Recognition Week in Minnesota. The role of a paraeducator, according to the National Resource Center for Paraeducators in Minnesota, is an employee: 1. Whose position is either instructional …

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    13 Jan 14