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  • Chippewa River Watershed Project

    The Chippewa River Watershed Project, a collaboration between counties that drain into the Chippewa River, is asking counties to reinvest in the organization with a formalized agreement. The agreement would give the CRWP funding sources …

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    01 Oct 12
  • Bloodmobile

    Stevens County will host five blood drive events next week, with one for each day of the business week between October 1 and October 5. The bloodmobile will be in Hancock on Monday at the …

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    28 Sep 12
  • Dennis Wayne Aasen

    A Pope County man will face four separate juries when he stands trial for a string of crimes he allegedly committed. Dennis Wayne Aasen, accused by the State of Minnesota of two counts of kidnapping, …

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    27 Sep 12
  • The Skin I Live In

    MORRIS, Minnesota (September 25, 2012)—The Festival of Spanish Language Cinema, Festival de Cine de Lengua Espanola, returns to Morris on Saturday, October 6. Members of the campus and surrounding community are invited to attend the …

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    27 Sep 12
  • Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has extended the comment period for a TMDL report, or a pollution study, conducted for eight lakes in Pope County that are impaired due to excess phosphorus. The lakes …

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    25 Sep 12
  • minnesota department of employment and economic development

    Jobless rates in western Minnesota counties decreased slightly last month. The unadjusted unemployment rate in Stevens County was 3.9 percent in July, a decrease of 0.4 percent from June, according to figures from the Minnesota …

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    25 Sep 12
  • Jefferson High School, 1

    The Alexandria School District has made a preliminary selection for their next Superintendent of Schools: Current Superintendent of the Princeton Public Schools Rick Lahn. Lahn previously served in the Princeton District as middle school principal. …

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    25 Sep 12
  • Morris Old Elementary School

    When the Morris City Council meets tonight (Tuesday, September 25), they will also convene as the Morris Economic Development Authority. Made up of the five city council members, the EDA is the legal owner of …

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    25 Sep 12