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Daycare Pods have been open for nearly one year, Stevens County hopes to add more

Amid mounting concerns about childcare availability, a new model for daycare opened last summer in Stevens County. The Daycare Pods, as they’ve come to be known, are six independent daycares housed under one roof owned by the county. Stevens County owns the building and serves as the landlord to six separate providers, but that’s where […]

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Importance of staying informed and prepared during severe weather highlighted during Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota and Wisconsin

Last week was Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Stevens County Emergency Management provided information on different topics relating to severe weather awareness for each day. The information in this article was provided by Stevens County Emergency Management Director Dona Greiner.  Day one: Different Types of Warnings Day one focused on different types

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Isn’t this SWELL? Scandia Woods Environmental Learning Lab is now a 501(c)3 non-profit organization

For over 30 years, the Scandia Woods Environmental Learning Lab (SWELL) has been providing environmental and historical learning. SWELL, a 20 acre site located northeast of Morris, is home to several distinct biomes and dozens of different plant and animal life. Throughout its history, SWELL has partnered with the Stevens County Historical Society and the

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Sky high Northern Lights activity gives locals opportunities to view Aurora Borealis close to home

Over the past year, members of our communities, people across the state, and even people living across the nation, as well as other continents, have had more opportunities than typical to view the Aurora Borealis, otherwise known as the Northern Lights. The views can be visible through a camera lens, and in some instances are

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