history

Stacy City Clerk Sharon Payne and members of the History Committee—Mary Utecht, Cindy Bruss, Charles Lucia and Tony Olivolo—have spent five years collecting pictures and stories from residents, past and present. In anticipation of the 100th anniversary of Stacy, which was incorporated in 1923, the Stacy History Committee held a “Scan and Story” event April […]

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Barb Johnson wants the story behind The Grant House known to all who visit and treasure it. The nostalgia, the architecture, the old brick and mortar, the French carpet, the history — from the fire of 1895 to records indicating frequent visits by President Ulysses S. Grant — and the people who take pride in […]

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A small group of Swedish immigrants began a new church as they gathered at John C. Nelson’s home on February 14, 1887. This small group of dedicated believers became known as the Swedish Mission Covenant Church of Harris, Minnesota. By the middle of summer a building lot had been purchased and plans were underway to […]

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This month the Stacy City Council granted a permit extension to city resident Ken Cummings who is making improvements to a home that dates to 1856. Cummings received a letter from Building Inspector Jack Kramer saying that because Cummings has already received two extensions, Kramer can go no further in allowing additional time for work […]

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By Howard Lestrud/ECM Online Managing Editor In just a few days Americans everywhere will be homage to our early government leaders by paying tribute to Independence Day, July 4th, the signing of the Declaration of the Independence. This holiday is a favorite for many of us because it brings our families together to share our […]

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