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  • city council

    The Morris Planning Commission approved the preliminary plat for the Highway 28 project at their meeting. Tax abatement will be used to fund this project versus tax increment finance. The business will pay in taxes …

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    06 Aug 14
  • Board of Commissioners

    The Stevens County Board of Commissioners filled two positions at their regular board meeting. Byron L. Giese took the oath of office for Auditor-Treasurer. He formerly worked as auditor in Swift County and told commissioners …

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    06 Aug 14
  • Minnesota State Patrol

    At 6:42 a.m. Monday morning the Chippewa Co. sheriff’s department and MN state patrol investigated a two vehicle accident on Hwy. 40, 5 miles east of Milan. A 2004 Chevy Trailblazer, driven by a 24 …

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    05 Aug 14
  • Ray  Suess, Morris Lumber and Millwork

    Ray Suess (Sees) worked for Morris Lumber and Millwork for 25 years before he bought the business in 1999. The business is expanding adding approximately 3700 square feet to the show room. Suess says, “We …

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    04 Aug 14
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    A Morris resident suffers non-life threatening injuries in a one-car accident last night (Tuesday) at around midnight at Highway 59 and County Road 20 intersection in Stevens County. Sixty two year old Laurie Lesmeister of …

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    30 Jul 14
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    Your kids may be busy during these summer months and often riding their bikes. As a parent kids’ safety is always a concern. The Morris Police Department is having a bide rodeo today (July 30) …

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    30 Jul 14
  • Board of Commissioners

    The Stevens County Board of Commissioners approved the resignation of Neil Weise, County Auditor/Treasurer at a Board of Commissioners Special Meeting effective August 8.  The board approved to advertise for a Stevens County Temporary Auditor/Treasurer.  …

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    25 Jul 14
  • HiLine Credit Corporation

    HiLine Credit Corporation has provided Ag credit to Morris area farm customers since 1995. Minnwest Corporation has announced the purchase of HiLine Credit Corp in Morris by its subsidiary, Minnwest Finance, Inc. The closing was …

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    24 Jul 14