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Commission hears Lake Shore update

Mercer County Commissioners heard updates on waterways and roads in the county at its most recent meeting.

Posted 1/25/12 (Wed) read more »

Beulah council talks growth

City councilors got a break this week when few agenda items allowed for a faster-than-normal meeting. The brief meeting focused on an upcoming special meeting of the Beulah Planning and Zoning board and a new Beulah police officer.

Posted 1/18/12 (Wed) read more »

Potential new addition to the Beulah PD

Mayor Darrell Bjerke said the decision to look for another officer originally came about when two other police officers had thought about looking for employment elsewhere.

Posted 1/18/12 (Wed) read more »

New drainage plan presented to Lake Shore residents and officials

Dozens of Lake Shore Estates residents turned out to the Beulah Civic Center to hear about a new plan that could keep their subdivision dry in the event of flooding.

Posted 1/11/12 (Wed) read more »

County Commission talks more highway department

While proceedings were less heated than they’ve recently been, Mercer County Highway Department matters still topped the Mercer County Commission’s agenda at its regular meeting Jan. 4 at the Mercer County Courthouse in Stanton.

Posted 1/11/12 (Wed) read more »

2011: Year in Review

2011 saw a host of major events sweep across the world and our nation. While events like the death of Osama bin Laden and the withdrawal of troops from Iraq were of huge significance, important and interesting stories were also breaking here in Mercer County. Below is a summary of a handful of local stories that caught your eye and shaped your life in 2011.

Posted 1/04/12 (Wed) read more »

Search increases for missing Riverdale man

Ronald Johnson, a 74-year-old man from Riverdale, went missing Oct. 15, and authorities have found little evidence of his whereabouts or his 1982 gold Fleetwood Cadillac since then. Increased cooperation from other agencies may be just what is needed to find Johnson.

Posted 1/04/12 (Wed) read more »

Road Department complications once again lead to a heated commission

Road Department issues were once again the topic of heated words and outspoken arguments when the Mercer County Commission met for its second December meeting.

Posted 12/28/11 (Wed) read more »

Financial assistance programs available for producers

The North Dakota Natural Resources Conservation Service is offering several financial assistance programs to farmers and ranchers. Sign-up deadlines for these programs are fast approaching and producers are urged to contact their local NRCS office for more information if they are interested in applying. Programs with upcoming deadlines include the Conservation Stewardship Program, Seasonal High Tunnel Initiative, On-Farm Energy Initiative and the Organic Initiative.

Posted 12/28/11 (Wed) read more »

More lots sold as city talks about its future arrangements

A number of lots were approved to be sold at the City Council’s most recent meeting, where the council also spoke about what the future could hold for the city.

Posted 12/21/11 (Wed) read more »