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  • Mosquito

    The first confirmed case of the year of the West Nile virus in Stevens County has been reported, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The most recent information was released Monday indicates the first …

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    15 Aug 13
  • Bridge to Biology

    The University of Minnesota, Morris is introducing a new program for incoming biology students. Held at scenic Lake Itasca in the week prior to First-Year Student Orientation, Bridge to Biology is designed to encourage early bonds among …

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    15 Aug 13
  • Angel Mounds Dig

    University of Minnesota, Morris students Ashleigh Thompson ’13 and Alex Short ’14 participated in archaeological fieldwork at the Angel Mounds State Historic Site in Indiana this summer. The excavation, a National Science Foundation (NSF)-sponsored Research …

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    12 Aug 13
  • Road Work Ahead

    Motorists can expect brief delays on Big Stone and Swift county highways beginning Monday, Aug. 12 as crews complete preventive maintenance seal coating projects on Highway 12 and Highway 59.   The highways in the …

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    08 Aug 13
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    The Stevens County Board of Commissioners took a preliminary look at the proposed 2014 budget on Tuesday, August 6. The county will see a decrease in County Program Aid from the state in the coming …

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    08 Aug 13
  • Cecilly Goodsell

    A Browns Valley woman has pleaded guilty to drug charges in Stevens County court. County Attorney Aaron Jordan says his office reached an agreement with the defendant that would allow her to plead guilty, receive …

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    08 Aug 13
  • Police Lights

    Minnesota State Patrol Lieutenant Jesse Grabow  is reporting over 17,000 citations for speeding motorists during an increased statewide speed patrol period. The State Patrol was out in greater numbers July 6-21, along with 328 other …

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    08 Aug 13
  • FEMA

    Agents from the Minnesota Department of Homeland Security and FEMA were in Morris on Wednesday, August 7, helping local governments and non-profits apply for federal aid in their recovery efforts following storms the week of …

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    08 Aug 13