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  • 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 …

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    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 …

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    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 …

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    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 …

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    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 …

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    15 Mar 12
  • Kevin Paap1

    The Morris FFA Chapter will be hosting Minnesota Farm Bureau President Kevin Paap tomorrow night. It’s the Stevens County Farm Bureau’s annual Spring Heritage banquet. The FFA Ag Issues team will be presenting, along with a general presentation …

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    15 Mar 12
  • Andrew Falk

    The Bonding Bill should not be taking this long to complete, says District 20A Representative Andrew Falk. And there are few reasons why the bonding bill hasn’t been completely put together. Governor Mark Dayton put together a $775 …

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    15 Mar 12
  • 2012 Elections

    You’ll be voting in the same precincts as years past, at least if you live in Morris. The City Council passed a resolution this week to reestablish what are now called “voting precincts” in the city of Morris. …

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    15 Mar 12