Harris

One person is dead following a single-vehicle rollover accident Sept. 30 on I-35 near Harris, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The deceased woman, 24-year-old Ajerae Fitzgerald, of Minneapolis, was the driver of the vehicle. Her passenger, Alan Stokes, 57, also of Minneapolis, suffered non-life-threatening injuries. According to State Patrol records, the two were traveling […]

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The city of Harris now has a Little Free Library for children. The library is located at the Schoolhouse Park on Sunrise Road. The children in the community are invited to check out the new library. The concept is to take a children’s book and leave a book or just take a book if you […]

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The Harris City Council once again discussed what to do about the city’s public works employee position. In the past, the position has been filled with part-time and full-time employees. Neither has worked very well. At the present time, a backup part-time employee, Jason Zastera, is doing the required work when it is needed. City […]

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A contingent of Harris residents concerned about the proposed transfer of county roads to the jurisdiction of the city addressed the Chisago County Board of Commissioners during the board’s Jan. 15 meeting. The first to step up to the podium was Clifford Thoen. “We have good reason to justify the need for our county road […]

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Of the Harris residents at the City Council meeting, only two were there for something other than to protest the transfer of County Road 61 from county control to the city of Harris. The majority of the residents who expressed opinions on the issue felt it would be irresponsible for the county to turn over […]

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American Legion Post 39 of Harris welcomed families to its annual Santa Day event Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Legion Hall in downtown Harris. Though it was too cold outside this year for kids to hunt for money in straw piles, they found plenty of warmth inside with Santa and the toy shop where gifts […]

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