Harris

At the Harris Truth in Taxation meeting Dec. 6, the proposed budget had a levy increase of .37 percent.   That amount was brought to the Dec. 10 regularly scheduled council meeting for approval.  During the discussion and review of the final levy for 2012, it was noted the city’s wastewater treatment facility had brought [...]

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It was a tight squeeze into a room rented by Tiller Corporation and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency at the North Branch Area Library Dec. 3. Around 100 people showed up for the meeting, which was organized to discuss the MPCA air quality permit Tiller has yet to obtain. Tiller needs that permit in order [...]

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American Legion Post 139 of Harris hosted a nice turnout of folks at its Santa Day event Saturday, Dec. 8 at the Legion Hall in downtown Harris. Children hunted for money in a straw pile and could even Christmas shop for mom and dad. Santa’s arrival completed the day for many kids and kids at [...]

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While the Santa Day program in Rush City has come and gone, there are plenty of other opportunities to catch St. Nick at these locations. Almelund Those in search of an authentic, old-fashioned Santa Claus Day will find exactly that Saturday, Dec. 8 in Almelund. Children of all ages and young at heart can enjoy [...]

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To the editor A frack sand plant is planned to begin phase one operations, possible permitted hours 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with trucks running six to seven days a week, 12 hours per day. There are plans for phase two that will involve a larger operation with more operational days and [...]

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Two rail crossings in the the city of Harris will receive some needed safety improvements this year. They were approved by the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). The projects were reviewed by the East Central Regional Development Commission (ECRDC) and approved at their meeting on Aug. 27. The costs for each crossing were estimated at [...]

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