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Board seeks to extend extraterritorial limits

One of the larger items of discussion at the most recent Beulah Planning and Zoning Board meeting revolved around extending the extraterritorial limits.

Posted 12/07/11 (Wed) read more »

Basin Electric proposing to help power Oil Patch

Basin Electric Power Cooperative is proposing the construction of a 200-mile transmission line from a power plant near Beulah to help power the Oil Patch.

Posted 11/30/11 (Wed) read more »

Settlements reached in road dept. charges

Settlements have been reached in two cases of discrimination charges against the Mercer County Road Department.

Posted 11/30/11 (Wed) read more »

County Road Department brings grievance against commissioner

Three Mercer County employees brought a formal grievance against a Mercer County Commissioner during the most recent County Commission meeting.

Posted 11/23/11 (Wed) read more »

Zoning board imposes ‘man camp’ moratorium

Man camps won’t be allowed into Mercer County for at least three months as regulations governing temporary housing are ironed out.

Posted 11/23/11 (Wed) read more »

Beulah producer recognized for conservation achievement

A farming operation that’s been around for more than 100 years is set to receive a conservation award.

Posted 11/16/11 (Wed) read more »

Roads and windshields getting the brunt of increased heavy traffic

Mercer County Sheriff Dean Danzeisen recently saw something he had never seen before: two trucks pulling semi-trailers full of oil rumbled down the street past his home in the middle of Hazen.

Posted 11/16/11 (Wed) read more »

City streets a main concern at Beulah council meeting

The main topic of discussion at the most recent Beulah City Council meeting was the quality of city streets.

Posted 11/09/11 (Wed) read more »

County talks roads, gives transload rezoning final nod

The Mercer County Commission covered a varied agenda that included road issues, rezoning and the case of the missing scoria at its regular meeting Nov. 2 at the Mercer County Courthouse in Stanton.

Posted 11/09/11 (Wed) read more »

Classes prep local leaders for emergency management

First responders recently gathered together at a conference room in Beulah’s GrandView Steakhouse to dig deeper into instruction and training that could help them – and us – in a time of disaster.

Posted 11/02/11 (Wed) read more »