2014 News The Area's Most Trusted News Source

 

  • Advance Care Directive

    It’s a conversation that many adult children fear having with the parents: aging and their future plans. While most agree the topic is essential to discuss, many feel ill-prepared for the conversation. A free, educational workshop entitled “Heart-to-Heart: …

    Keep Reading >>

    16 Mar 12
  • minnewaska schools

    The Minnewaska Area School Board will be meeting next week to discuss the impending lawsuit against the district. Earlier this month, the ACLU of Minnesota filed a lawsuit against the school district, the Pope County Sheriff’s Office, and …

    Keep Reading >>

    16 Mar 12
  • Safety First

    If you haven’t signed up already, be sure you do before Tuesday of next week. Fire arm classes are only offered once per year in Stevens County and this year’s class starts Tuesday, March 20. The class starts …

    Keep Reading >>

    16 Mar 12
  • St. Patrick's Day

    Wear green. The 11th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Graceville should have a nice day for the many emerald floats celebrating Irish heritage and St. Patrick. According to legend, St. Patrick, a young man born in …

    Keep Reading >>

    16 Mar 12
  • Drainage Ditch

    Mark your calendars—the Stevens County Board of Commissioners will be holding a meeting to discuss current ditch drainage practices and policies. The board of commissioners, who also serve as the Ditch Authority in Stevens County, have been reviewing …

    Keep Reading >>

    16 Mar 12
  • Farmland

    Ag land values rose in Stevens County, at least in the numbers in county assessor Judy Thorstad’s report. The average estimated market value of tillable land is $3,829 per acre in Stevens. That number is from sales of …

    Keep Reading >>

    15 Mar 12
  • Matthew Fredericks

    A new candidate has entered the race for the DFL nomination for the newly created District 12A in the Minnesota House of Representatives. What follows is Matthew Fredericks candidate announcement: “My name is Matthew Fredericks and I …

    Keep Reading >>

    15 Mar 12
  • Cows

    Stevens County may not yet be the tourism destination of west central Minnesota, but the county is slowly growing its draw—thanks in part to thriving agriculture and innovative energy projects. The county frequently welcomes delegations from around the …

    Keep Reading >>

    15 Mar 12