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County denies Coyote Creek requests

Mercer County opted to deny Coyote Creek any action last week on two topics regarding roads south of Coyote Station and west of Highway 49.

Posted 2/25/15 (Wed) read more »

West River Judging turns 50

On the last weekend of February, members of local 4-H and FFA chapters from throughout the state will converge on Beulah for one of the most anticipated contests of the year.

Posted 2/18/15 (Wed) read more »

Zap streets project heard

Residents of Zap turned out last week to find out just what a proposed city streets project would mean to them if it passes next month.

Posted 2/18/15 (Wed) read more »

FEMA denies assistance

The city of Beulah will have to take a different route to secure funding after storms last August left the city facing some damage.

Posted 2/11/15 (Wed) read more »

Mercer County’s new road

While residents near it have said it’s been a public asset for quite some time, Mercer County Commissioners formally took charge of the road leading to Sakakawea Estates last week.

Posted 2/11/15 (Wed) read more »

Zap eyes New streets project

Zap’s city leadership is moving forward with a project that could pave the way to upgraded streets, although it comes with a relatively heavy price tag.

Posted 2/04/15 (Wed) read more »

Council discusses a change of address

The Beulah City Council had a bit of a “change of address” address last week when councilors spoke at length about whether looking into the city’s off-kilter addressing system would be worthwhile or not.

Posted 2/04/15 (Wed) read more »

Coyote Creek haul road moves ahead

Although questions of safety and road crossings seemed to block the path of one mining company’s haul road application recently, the Mercer County Commission moved it ahead during last week’s regular meeting.

Posted 1/28/15 (Wed) read more »

Forecasting energy needs

First in a series on coal-related research

Posted 1/21/15 (Wed) read more »

County zoning denies Coyote Creek permit

County planners broke from tradition last week to deny recommending a permit for Coyote Creek Mine south of Beulah.

Posted 1/21/15 (Wed) read more »