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August 29, 2016
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The Chippewa River Project is aiming to increase the amount of perennial cover in the watershed to improve water quality. Part of that effort included last summer’s Simon Lake Bio-Blitz, shown here, where participants could view the benefits of perennial cover. Two reports on water quality in the watershed are  available for public comment until Sept. 7.
MPCA seeks comment on water quality reports for Chippewa River Watershed
August 29, 2016 - 9:33pm
August 20, 2015
 The Cottage Grove City Council has named Charlene Stevens as its next top administrative official. Stevens is the former Willmar city administrator.
Cottage Grove names Stevens city administrator
August 20, 2015 - 11:24am
March 24, 2015
TRIBUNE/Gary Miller
City Administrator Charlene Stevens listens to comments during the March 16 City Council meeting. Stevens and the city have now signed a separation agreement approved at that meeting that ends her employment. Her last day is slated to be April 17.
Stevens signs separation agreement with city of Willmar
March 24, 2015 - 8:59am
March 23, 2015
Stevens signs agreement to separate employment with city
March 23, 2015 - 4:27pm
March 16, 2015
Willmar City Administrator Charlene Stevens listens to public comments during Monday’s city council meeting. The council voted 5-3 to terminate her employment contract. (TRIBUNE/Gary Miller)
Willmar City Council terminates employment agreement with Stevens
March 16, 2015 - 11:03pm
February 3, 2015
Contentious City Council debate stirs over Stevens’ employment
February 3, 2015 - 9:45am
October 30, 2014
Willmar city administrator interviews for Lakeville post
October 30, 2014 - 12:09pm
October 23, 2014
Willmar city administrator is finalist for Lakeville administrator job
October 23, 2014 - 8:44am
July 7, 2014
Review complete: City Council receives report on administrator’s performance evaluation
July 7, 2014 - 10:52pm
June 11, 2014
Interviews set for today for Willmar police chief finalists
June 11, 2014 - 11:10pm
August 25, 2013
Christianson, Stevens differ on private contracting
August 25, 2013 - 10:57pm
June 23, 2013
League of Cities elects Willmar, Minn., city administrator to board of directors
June 23, 2013 - 11:21pm
June 2, 2013
Willmar, Minn., City Council member doubts administrator's judgment in filling Public Works post
June 2, 2013 - 8:17pm
May 6, 2013
Willmar, Minn., Council gives city administrator favorable job performance evaluation
May 6, 2013 - 11:35pm
April 9, 2013
House LGA proposal disappoints Willmar, Minn., officials
April 9, 2013 - 11:20pm