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No Use policy passes first reading

A contentious policy had its first reading last week at the Mercer County Commission, and it didn’t go by without conversation.

Posted 9/11/13 (Wed) read more »

Twin Buttes begins school year in new facility

The Twin Buttes School opened its doors last week to welcome 45 students into brand new classrooms.

Posted 9/04/13 (Wed) read more »

Ruling in Beulah shooting overturned

One ruling in a case involving the 2012 shooting death of a man in Beulah was overturned last week.

Posted 9/04/13 (Wed) read more »

Harvest progressing slowly in county

The familiar signs of heavy machinery in fields has returned to cropland throughout the state. In Mercer County, the harvest has started although weather has kept it from progressing too quickly.

Posted 9/04/13 (Wed) read more »

Commission to vote on no-use policy

Mercer County commissioners are ready to vote on a policy that would prohibit any personal use of county equipment.

Posted 8/28/13 (Wed) read more »

Officials discuss changes to school lunch program

New changes have been implemented in the Beulah School District’s hot lunch program for the 2013-2014 school year.

Posted 8/21/13 (Wed) read more »

Break-ins reported early Monday morning in Beulah

Two break-ins came within minutes of each other early this week in Beulah.

Posted 8/21/13 (Wed) read more »

Courthouse plans presented

Mercer County Commissioners got a firsthand look at new plans for an updated courthouse and jail last week.

Posted 8/14/13 (Wed) read more »

New DUI laws unlikely to hamper enforcement efforts

Tougher DUI laws went into place statewide this summer. While initial legislation on the topic had law enforcement officials throughout the state leery over extreme punitive measures that could have been in place, officials are comfortable that new laws won’t affect enforcement efforts or clog the courts.

Posted 8/14/13 (Wed) read more »

Golden Valley Specialtz open for business

There’s a new welder in town. While Bryan Bohrer was welding in the area for about a decade now, he’s recently moved onto a more entrepreneurial role: business owner. Bohrer previously worked at DGC, but decided to start his own business, Golden Valley Specialtz, when he saw a need for the kind of work he offers in the area.

Posted 8/07/13 (Wed) read more »