Harris News

10/11/2018 10:00 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Tiller Sunrise pit expansion; public comment underway now 

Chisago County got a look last week at the Environmental Assessment Worksheet for a 10-acre expansion of an existing Tiller Corp. mining operation, on River Road just outside of Sunrise. Tiller wants to remove 600,000 tons total out of the expansion site or about 25,000 tons of aggregate in an operating season.

04/09/2018 11:02 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Mychal Wilmes: Looking for meaning in a trip to the mailbox 

A black cloud - called the devil's belt by those who see both good and bad in the heavens - hung low across the eastern sky as the sun rose. The frost that hardened what had been a muddy yard made it easier to walk to the mailbox at the end of the dead-end township road.

03/30/2018 09:18 PM  ~~~Source~~~
County Engineer updates Board on slew of projects 

When the Hemingway Avenue extension gets underway, north of County Road 14 to Highway 95; including a new round-a-bout intersection at #95 on the east side of North Branch, there will be $710,000 in outside money to supplement the local costs. County Engineer Joe Triplett announced upcoming road projects at last week's County Board meeting and the stages they are at.

03/23/2018 07:53 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Harris area officer involved shooting death was lawful 

The county attorney has closed the case on there being any criminal charges filed against officers involved in a fatal shooting in Chisago County about nine months ago. County Attorney Janet Reiter announced March 23 the actions by law enforcement were justified in the officer involved fatal shooting incident, near Harris, July 10, 2017.