Stevens County

Pomme de Terre Golf Course celebrates 100 years in 2023

Despite many setbacks over the 100 years of the Pomme de Terre golf course existence, theresiliency of the local course owners and members to have and maintain a quality golf coursehas produced a modern 18-hole golf course and practice facilities for all to enjoy.It all started in 1923 when Mr. and Mrs. Harry Le May […]

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Commissioners review policies for renewable energy facilities

Stevens County has been considered a farm or agricultural county for many years, but that may be changing. Multiple renewable energy organizations have been interested in constructingfacilities such as wind farms, solar farms and BioGas facilities. The Stevens County Commissioners held a work session on June 27 to discuss some of these facilities and what

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First Street entrance now closed as SCMC breaks ground on Emergency Room expansion

The Stevens Community Medical Center broke ground on a 16,000 square foot addition to the medical center Tuesday, June 20, in Morris. The emergency room will see the largest benefit from the expansion, which includes an 11,000 square foot main floor with an extra 5,000 square feet on the upper level. “The current ER is

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County Commissioners debate fundraising for additional daycare pods

After the official signing of daycare pod agreements, the Stevens County Commissioners turned their attention to whether or not they should pursue the construction of additional pods. The six daycare pods constructed by the county through American Rescue Plan funds were taken on by the county to address the severe shortage of daycare in the

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One year later

One year ago, on May 12, Stevens County was hit by a huge storm that caused millions of dollars in damage. The storm brought up to 100 mile per hour wind and was later categorized as a Derecho. Power was out in the county for days.  During the last year, many Stevens County governing officials

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Sami Clear: Multi-tasking extraordinaire at the Stevens County Humane Society

By Thomas Hiatt In her short time here in Morris, Sami Clear has already acted in the capacity of both manager of Pomme de Terre Foods and volunteer coordinator at the Stevens County Humane Society. This experience in governing organizations goes all the way back to cashiering at her parents’ thrift store in St. Cloud

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