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  • Unemployment statistics

    Unemployment  Jobless figures for western Minnesota counties fell in May.   The unemployment rate for Stevens County was 1.9 percent, according to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.  Other county rates include:                           Big Stone                    2.2                   -2.0                         Grant                           3.0                   -1.9                         Pope                            2.0                   -1.0                         Swift                           2.7                   -1.9 …

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    25 Jun 18
  • Morris Area Elementary School

    School Board   The Morris School Board will meet 7 pm Monday, June 25, at Morris Elementary School Room C100.  On the agenda are actions on policies for school weapons, student attendance, and search of student …

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    22 Jun 18
  • Syngenta settlement

    Syngenta Settlement  Cyrus corn farmer, Leroy Edland, has been intimately involved with the class action lawsuit against Syngenta seed company for many years, as one of only three farmers in the state who went to …

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    22 Jun 18
  • 4-H Camp

    4-H Camp There were 108 youth who completed grades 3-6 from 12 counties participating in the annual  Regional 4-H Camp at the University of Minnesota Morris June 19-21.   In addition, 28 teenage youth who were trained to be camp …

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    22 Jun 18
  • Weapons in the county

    Weapons in the County The Stevens County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a Weapons in the Workplace policy at their last meeting in the Stevens County Courthouse.  County Coordinator, Becky         Young, told …

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    22 Jun 18
  • Hancock Valleyfair Trip

    Hancock Valleyfair Trip   Hancock band Students grades 5 through 12 are encouraged to stop by the school’s main office to sign up for the Valleyfair trip which is Tuesday, July 10th.  Deadline for sign up …

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    21 Jun 18
  • Technology summit

    Technology Summit   Central Minnesota educators may attend a day of learning centered around technology.  Starting with keynote speaker, Jen Henga, director of information and learning technology at Byron Public Schools, teachers, administrators, and support staff will collaborate, create, …

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    21 Jun 18
  • Talent submissions

    Talent Submissions The Morris Kiwanis Talent Show is looking for talent submissions for its Prairie Pioneer Days show 7 pm Friday, July 13, at East Side Park.  Auditions must be submitted by June 29 with finalists announced July 3.  There …

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    21 Jun 18