Harris

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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Warren and Mary Ann Johnson honored by 2012 Century Farm recognition By Jon Tatting For 134 years, a certain farm in Harris has withstood the test of time and is now being rewarded for it. The farm, owned by Warren H. and Mary Ann Johnson, is among the 144 Minnesota farms being recognized this summer [...]

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The First Four, a male quartet from First Lutheran Church of Columbia Heights, will sing and lead worship this Sunday, July 8 during the morning worship service of First Lutheran Church of Harris. Paul Christensen, Jerry Ercikson, Bob Johnson, and Jon Lueth are the members of the quartet. Marilyn Lueth is the accompanist. Jon Lueth [...]

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To the editor: Recently, we read in the North Branch Post Review that Rick Smisson, former mayor of Harris, has filed for Dist. 5 county commissioner. We think the people in the district need to know how Harris has fared under Mr. Smisson’s brief tenure as the mayor of Harris. In 2007, under Mr. Smisson’s [...]

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Many local residents will find their city’s mayor along with two city council seats on voting ballots during the 2012 election on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Candidates vying for municipal and school district elections without a primary may file July 31 through Aug. 14. Only North Branch follows the filing period in which a primary is [...]

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