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Local opportunities to stay fit

Those who have been hibernating over the winter might now be coming out of their dens to welcome the longer days and warmer weather.

Posted 5/09/12 (Wed) read more »

County contends with Nature's lousy results

Information about hay filled sirens and snotty road conditions, were among a list of Mother Nature's effects that were discussed at the Oliver County Commissioners meeting May 3.

Posted 5/09/12 (Wed) read more »

Interim manager in place at Falkirk Elevator at Washburn

Falkirk Farmers Elevator, Washburn, has a new interim manager in place after the resignation of manager Ron Hefta. The news is a step forward for the co-op that just weeks ago had to put the brakes on the merger between Falkirk Farmers Elevator and Hazen Farmers Elevator with CHS/Garrison Farmers Union Elevator due to discrepancies in a voluntary investigation.

Posted 5/02/12 (Wed) read more »

Farm Rescue lessens area farmer’s pain

Robert Kilber, Hazen, “blew apart” his lumbar vertebrae in a crash last fall along Interstate 94 near New Salem.

Posted 5/02/12 (Wed) read more »

Area schools look at salaries

Several area schools are at the table or heading to the table as board members and educators set the salary schedule for the next school year.

Posted 4/25/12 (Wed) read more »

The race is on for Oliver County and Center June Primary Election

Several interested citizens filed petitions for various county, city and school positions up for election in the June Primary Election set for June 12.

Posted 4/25/12 (Wed) read more »

WWCS team starts baseball season in stride with 2 wins

There were no Easter eggs out on the new grass infield at Washburn over the April 9 weekend but opponents of the Washburn-Wilton-Center-Stanton baseball team were seeing their share of goose eggs last week.

Posted 4/18/12 (Wed) read more »

Alleged open meeting violation comes to informal resolution

The attorney for the Coal Conversion Counties offered an apology and said the organization is taking steps to do a better job of keeping the public informed.

Posted 4/18/12 (Wed) read more »

CS school board approves Olweus bullying program

With the first reading of a new bullying policy, the Center-Stanton School District has taken a clearer stand against a tough matter that is on the rise in American schools across the country.

Posted 4/18/12 (Wed) read more »

Drug task force busier in early 2012

Oliver County Sheriff David Hilliard presented the Oliver County Commission with 2012 grant match costs for its share in the South Sakakawea Narcotics Task Force, Metro Division – approximately $6,184.

Posted 4/11/12 (Wed) read more »