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  • ST Marys

    Late Friday, St Mary’s School part of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Morris, collapsed due to heavy rains. According to WCCO,Minneapolis, it left a 15 by 20 foot hole in the roof that is now tarped.  …

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    02 Jul 14
  • Board of Commissioners

    The Stevens County Board of Commissioners accepted resignation from Brian Giese,CountyCoordinator, at their regular board meeting this morning.  Neil Wiese has agreed to take over the budget duties of theCountyCoordinatorposition.  There is a Works Session …

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    02 Jul 14
  • Kiwanis

    The last qualifying round for this summer’s Morris Kiwanis talent Contest was last night atEastsidePark, Morris. Third place went to Kara Helgeson for her vocal performance on two selections, Something Good and The Lonely Goat …

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    27 Jun 14
  • city council

    The Morris City Council discussed the 2015 Budget Guidance at the council’s regular meeting.  Blaine Hill City Manager for City of Morris, says the City of Morris did not raise property taxes this year, and …

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    26 Jun 14
  • Pay It Forward  Agnes Searle

    Last night Agnes Searle received the award for Pay It Forward.  Emmy Kvatum (Quatum) on behalf of Members of Corinthians Chapter 77 Eastern Star  nominated Searle.  Searle was recognized for her  enthusiasm, love and cheerfulness …

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    25 Jun 14
  • Board of Commissioners

    Judy Thorstad, Stevens County Assessor, presented a report for the Estimated Market Values at the Stevens County Board of Appeal and Equalization meeting.  Chokio had an increase of an average of 7%, and Donnelly had …

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    19 Jun 14
  • Dave Dybdal

    The State Fire Convention was in Owatonna, MN, this last weekend.  Dave Dybdal received an award on behalf of the Morris Fire Department.  The Morris Fire Department was awarded 2014 Fire Department of the year …

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    19 Jun 14
  • craig-peterson1

    On Tuesday, June 17, Aaron Jordan, Stevens County Attorney, filed a dismissal of the Criminal Sexual Conduct charges against Craig Jon Peterson with the District Court.  Jordan gave credit to the Morris Police Department and …

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    18 Jun 14