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Truth in Taxation norices show unpredictable changes for residents

December 3, 2011 in Morris Sun Tribune

Big changes to the property tax system earlier this year left local officials certain taxes were going to go up, but unsure about by how much and who would pay the most. Continue Reading

Veterans Service Office help local vet apply for VA benefits

November 11, 2011 in Morris Sun Tribune

Area veterans and families should know they are not alone when trying to navigate the complex world of veterans benefits Hugh Reimers, Veterans Service Officer for both Stevens and Pope Counties is available to help. Continue Reading

Community forum answers questions about local taxes

November 4, 2011 in Morris Sun Tribune

Money how governments get it and how they choose to use it was the topic of a community forum on Tuesday designed to help citizens better understand the government budget process. Continue Reading

Study supports combined Stevens County fire services

October 25, 2011 in Morris Sun Tribune

There are no major issues that would prohibit the volunteer fire departments in Morris, Hancock, Chokio and Donnelly from combining into a single, unified department if that’s what those involved decided to do. Continue Reading

Teaching how to save a life

October 15, 2011 in Morris Sun Tribune

As part of Sudden Cardiac Awareness Month this October, Stevens County EMS is stepping up its outreach efforts and working to improve SCA survival rates by increasing community awareness education and working with local and state partners to collect data and implement the most current research on SCA treatment.
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Commissioners discuss public health, water, roads

October 5, 2011 in Morris Sun Tribune

The Stevens County Board of Commissioners approved a new joint powers agreement for Steven Traverse Grant Public Health, learned about the state of the Bois de Sioux Watershed District and took a county road tour at their meeting on Tuesday morning. Continue Reading

Board objects to proposed child care policies

September 22, 2011 in Morris Sun Tribune

The Stevens County Board of Commissioners discussed proposed policies for licensed child care homes, approved a gravel lease agreement and appointed a county coroner at their meeting on Tuesday morning. Continue Reading

Stevens County launches new website

August 30, 2011 in Morris Sun Tribune

Stevens County has a newly redesigned and rebuilt county website that incorporates notifications features, social networking and online access to county records. Continue Reading

County approves $150K for gravel pit

August 18, 2011 in Morris Sun Tribune

After receiving criticisms from citizens about the condition of county gravel roads at a prior meeting, the Stevens County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved $150,000 to open a new gravel pit and begin crushing this fall. Continue Reading

County has decisions to make as County Attorney search continues

June 27, 2011 in Morris Sun Tribune

Stevens County officials have to decide how they want the County Attorney’s office to operate as they continue to search for a successor to long-time County Attorney Charles Glasrud. Glasrud will be sworn in as 8th Judicial District Judge July 8 Continue Reading