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Sen. Conrad tours Milton R. Young emissions-control project

Press release submitted by Sen. Kent Conrad’s office, with additions by Chris Gessele, Hazen Star

Posted 8/25/10 (Wed) read more »

C-S graduate returns as girls basketball coach

The new head to the Center-Stanton girls basketball program is a familiar face around the area. After a year helping out as the junior high coach and assistant to the varsity team, Drew Erhardt will take over the Lady Wildcats this winter.

Posted 8/25/10 (Wed) read more »

Center-Stanton heads back to school year grind next week

The fans are still drying the gleaming, new wax in the hallways. Teachers are stopping by and organizing their classrooms. The new administration has the class lists loaded into their computers.

Posted 8/18/10 (Wed) read more »

A birthday party to remember

There weren’t 125 candles on Oliver County’s birthday cake, but the cool breeze would have helped blow the candles out.

Posted 8/18/10 (Wed) read more »

Leaking courthouse roof raining major problems on the inside

The Oliver County Commission is struggling for satisfaction on leaking roof problems, though the roof membrane, DuroLast, was installed in November 1996 and is under warranty for more than a year longer.

Posted 8/11/10 (Wed) read more »

Rancher takes time out to help with power pull

When the roar of 300 horsepower engines jolts the Oliver County Fairgrounds this weekend, rancher Matt Erhardt will be there just as he has been for the past 10 years.

Posted 8/11/10 (Wed) read more »

City Council looks to enforce junk vehicle ordinance now

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure, as the saying goes. The same can be said about vehicles some owners are reluctant to part with, even though others may consider them a nuisance in the community.

Posted 8/04/10 (Wed) read more »

Oliver County to celebrate 125 years during County fair

Oliver County’s 125th anniversary will be celebrated at the 20th Oliver County Fair with a short presentation at 1:30 p.m. CDT Saturday, Aug. 14 at the Oliver County Fairgrounds in Center.

Posted 8/04/10 (Wed) read more »

Celebrate the 20th annual Oliver County Fair

The Oliver County Fair will get underway Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 12-15 at the Oliver County Fairgrounds celebrating not only the 20th anniversary of the fair, but also the 125th anniversary of Oliver County.

Posted 7/28/10 (Wed) read more »

Sanger, an Oliver County pioneer town

A small country cemetery stands on a grassy knoll just west of the Missouri River in northeast Oliver County. A warm summer breeze silently sways the branches of surrounding trees and bushes planted just 20 or so years ago.

Posted 7/28/10 (Wed) read more »