Tricounty News



Notice is hereby given to qualified voters of Maine Prairie Township, Stearns County, State of MN, that filing for town office will be open from 8:00 a.m., Dec. 31, 2013, through 5:00 p.m., Jan. 14, 2014.

Affidavits of Candidacy shall be filed at the Maine Prairie Township Hall, 7551 Dellwood Road, Kimball, MN 55353. Filing fee is $2. Call for an appointment at (320) 398-2905 or (320) 398-5902. 

Office To Be Filled

One (1) Supervisor for a Three-Year Term.

Candidates may withdraw from filing until 5:00 p.m., Jan. 16, 2014.

Alice Robinson, Clerk/Treasurer

Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, Dec. 12 and 19, 2013.


Maine Prairie Twp Work Sessions Meetings cancellation

Meeting Cancellation Notice Maine Prairie Township

The Work Session meetings scheduled for November 26, and December 24, 2013, have been cancelled. The next Work Session meeting will be held on January 28, 2014, at the Township Hall, 7551 Dellwood Road, Kimball, Minn.

Alice Robinson


Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, Nov. 21 and 28, 2013.


Maine Prairie Twp meeting cancellation

Meeting Cancellation Notice, Maine Prairie Township

The Maine Prairie Township Work Session meeting scheduled for October 22, 2013, has been cancelled.

The next meeting of the Board will be October 8, 2013, 7 p.m., at the Maine Prairie Township Hall, 7551 Dellwood Road, Kimball,
MN 55353

Alice Robinson, Clerk/Treasurer

Published in the Tri-County News Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013.


Public hearing notice variance hearing Maine Prairie Township


Public hearing notice variance hearing Maine Prairie Township

A request has been made by John Arnold for a variance for construction of a storage building which would exceed the square footage allowed in an R-5 residential zoned area located in Section 11, Township 121, Range 029, Parcel No. 20.11789.0035. Maine Prairie Township Land Use and Zoning Ordinance No. 2, Section 6.2.1B states that “the maximum allowed size of any residential accessory byilding in an R-5 District shall be 2400 square feet.” Mr. Arnold is requesting a variance to construct a storage building 5,760 square feet in size.

This hearing will take place before the Maine Prairie Planning Commission at the Main Prairie Township Hall, 7551 Dellwood Road, Kimball, MN, at 7:15 p.m., on August 13.

All persons wishing to be heard will be acknowledged at this time or comments to be read at the meeting can be sent to 17062 Danzig Road, Kimball, MN 55353.

Alice Robinson Maine Prairie Clerk

Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, Aug. 1 and 8, 2013.


Main Prairie Township weed spraying notification

This is official notification for spraying of road rights of ways in areas of Maine Prairie Township. This will take place immediately or as soon as weather permits. No individual postcards will be sent. If you mow your road ditch, your land will not be sprayed.

This notification also is to remind you to take care of your noxious weeds. Reports will be written up and sent to the County. The Township is required by State Statute 18.78 to enforce this law.

Any questions or comments may be directed to any of the supervisors. If you don’t want your right-of-way sprayed, please call Clerk Robinson at 398-2905 or

Alice Robinson

Maine Prairie Clerk

Published in Tri-County News, Thursdays, July 4 and July 11 2013.