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City tightens rules for peddler’s permits

City officials were recently frustrated by a security company which installed alarm systems that made calls through local law enforcement without getting the OK first.

Posted 5/16/12 (Wed) read more »

Commission candidates cover the issues at candidate forum

Topics ranged from Facebook to the county’s missing $100,000, and candidates for the Mercer County Commission addressed them all at the 2012 Mercer County Commissioner Candidate Forum May 10 at the GrandView Steakhouse & Lounge in Beulah.

Posted 5/16/12 (Wed) read more »

Coyote Station enters into NACC agreement

Dakota Westmoreland has four more years as coal supplier to Coyote Station before it will be replaced by The North American Coal Corporation. The decision was made public recently through a press release from Coyote Station owners Otter Tail Power Company, Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., NorthWestern Energy, and Northern Municipal Power Agency.

Posted 5/09/12 (Wed) read more »

County agrees to help at Lake Shore Estates

On his very first day back on the job, Mercer County Commissioner Gary Murray had an audience.

Posted 5/09/12 (Wed) read more »

Murray appointed to vacant MCC seat

Mercer County found its third commissioner during a Friday morning meeting at the County Courthouse in Stanton.

Posted 5/02/12 (Wed) read more »

Community loses a leader

Myra Axtman just might have been the least-recognized community leader and influence in recent Hazen history.

Posted 5/02/12 (Wed) read more »

Who’s up for election?

Contenders for city and county seats have all got their petitions in and the races are starting to take off across Mercer and Dunn counties

Posted 5/02/12 (Wed) read more »

West Main Street revitalization underway

The west end of the business portion on Main Street in Beulah will start to look different very soon, now that the Country Kettle has begun settling into the old Pizza Ranch building. Renovations of that structure and demolition of its old home next to Bronson’s Super Valu will add a new face to Main Street.

Posted 5/02/12 (Wed) read more »

Joint meeting held to discuss further housing development

Officials have been trying to figure out how to address housing issues in Beulah for some time and last week the City Council and city planning and zoning board got together to figure out how to move forward. Mayor Darrell Bjerke opened the meeting with an introduction of why the meeting had been called.

Posted 4/25/12 (Wed) read more »

MC Commission Candidate Klein

On Monday, more than 5,000 Vote By Mail ballot applications were mailed to Mercer County voters. On those ballots will be seven candidates vying for one seat on the Mercer County Commission.

Posted 4/25/12 (Wed) read more »