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More than 50 laid off at mine

An unexpected outage at Coyote Station south of Beulah has led to layoffs for more than 50 employees at Dakota Westmoreland’s Beulah mine.

Posted 12/19/12 (Wed) read more »

Introducing: District 33 Sen. Jessica Unruh

District 33 Republicans recently spoke and the message was clear: they wanted a young local woman with energy industry ties to represent them in the state Senate.

Posted 12/12/12 (Wed) read more »

Updating Beulah’s ‘streetscape’

Revitalizing the look and feel of Beulah’s downtown has been on the radar of local leaders for quite some time, although little action has taken place. That may have changed recently with a sit down between Beulah’s Jobs Development Authority and representatives from Circle H Engineering.

Posted 12/12/12 (Wed) read more »

‘Bad spot’ for sewage line

A short agenda made for a relatively quick meeting when the Beulah City Council met for its second-to-last meeting of 2012. During the meeting the council heard input from the owner of a Main Street business before moving into standard council reports.

Posted 12/05/12 (Wed) read more »

Project puts teamwork, students’ wits to the test

A new project tested Beulah Middle Schoolers this week and put them in a position to both think on their feet and work as groups. The project is called “You’re Hired!” and is a STEM

Posted 12/05/12 (Wed) read more »

Commission talks FEMA grant, various zoning cases

The county paid back an unused Federal Emergency Management Agency grant last week before hearing about a number of zoning cases – some old and some new. The meeting also marked the last commission meeting where appointees Jesse Krieger and Gerald Bauman would sit in. Duane Scheuer and Bill Tveit wil join the commission for its first meeting in December.

Posted 11/28/12 (Wed) read more »

Annabelle Homes update high on council concerns

Since the council last heard from Annabelle Homes in August, rumors have developed surrounding whether or not the developer would move forward with its projects in Mercer County.

Posted 11/28/12 (Wed) read more »

Beulah bars adjust to statewide smoking ban

Owners of private businesses and their smoking clientele will have to make some adjustments now that a statewide smoking ban passed during the general election.

Posted 11/20/12 (Tue) read more »

A tribute to our cowboys

“I’m sure God has a ranch in heaven, a place for cowboys to call home … I picture you both up on a ledge gazing at the draws below.”

Posted 11/20/12 (Tue) read more »

2 killed, 1 injured in devastating crash

Mercer County felt the loss of a well-respected rancher and his young son last week.

Posted 11/14/12 (Wed) read more »