Stearns County
By Beth Berlin University of Minnesota Extension At the Stearns County Fair in Sauk Centre from July 30-Aug. 3, and the Benton County Fair in Sauk Rapids from Aug. 5-10, the Extension Master Gardener booth will be offering horticulture information. Gardeners can get practical advice for their own ga...Read More
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The first phase of the Stearns County jail remodeling project is finished. Phase 1 involved reconstructing the first floor of the Law Enforcement Center (LEC) to accommodate the female housing unit and work release inmates, both of which were previously on the second floor. Moving the female inmates...Read More
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Changes took effect July 1 to Stearns County’s emergency general assistance programs. Revisions to eligibility criteria were approved by the Board of Commissioners. Emergency General Assistance and Family Emergency Funds are programs designed for residents who need financial help with short-term, ...Read More
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Defense attorney and veteran Clay County Prosecutor Kenneth Kohler has announced that he is a candidate for Seat 27 of the 7th District Court. MOst judges in Minnesota run unopposed, but Kohler is the third candidate to file for Seat 27. Incumbent Judge Steven Cahill  of Moorhead has filed for re-e...Read More
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Stearns, Todd and Morrison counties will all have primary elections on Aug. 12 for sheriff. The primary will narrow the field to two candidates in each county, who will then square off in the November general election. The candidate filing period ended on Tuesday, June 3. A  second filing period fo...Read More
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Stearns County’s Household Hazardous Waste truck will be in Sauk Centre doing a mobile collection on Saturday, June 14. The truck travels to cities around Stearns County over the summer months collecting hazardous products homeowners no longer want or need. The truck will be in Sauk Centre at Buec...Read More
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by Steve Notch 5th District Commissioner Well the month of April is now behind us and it left us wondering if we were having a flashback to April 2013.  The moisture was much needed, even though it put our area farmers behind the 8 ball for getting started on field work and hauling out the fertili...Read More
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Candidates have begun filing for the 2014 general election. The filing period opened Tuesday and runs through Tuesday, June 3. The filing period for most city councils and school boards in which no primary election will be held, will be later in the summer. Among the area candidates filing this week...Read More
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Stearns County residents are reminded that the deadline to pay the first half of their 2014 property taxes is Thursday, May 15. This is the last day to pay the first half without penalty. To make paying taxes more convenient, Stearns County has several payment options. Residents can pay their proper...Read More
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The Stearns County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 6, at 9:45 a.m. in the County Board Room, Stearns County Administration Center, 705 Courthouse Square, downtown St Cloud, to consider enacting an ordinance allowing the use of golf carts along county roadways. The g...Read More
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