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Burn ban reduced

The Mercer County Commission, with recommendation from the Mercer County Sheriff and local fire chiefs, reduced the countywide Stage II Fire Ban to a countywide Stage I Fire Ban until further notice at its regular meeting April 18 in Stanton.

Posted 4/18/12 (Wed) read more »

Commission issues on the ballot

The questions of whether to increase the number of county commissioners and how to elect those commissioners are officially in the hands of Mercer County voters.

Posted 4/18/12 (Wed) read more »

Favorable conditions make for positive spring ag. outlook

So far so good for this year’s planting and calving seasons, as warm, dry conditions have taken some of the stress off area producers’ minds.

Posted 4/11/12 (Wed) read more »

MCC candidates: Bauer and Scharbach

Seven Mercer County residents have filed petitions to be placed on the Primary Election ballot for one seat on the Mercer County Commission, with little time remaining until the April 13 deadline. Of those seven candidates, two will advance to the General Election ballot in November.

Posted 4/11/12 (Wed) read more »

City takes steps to finalize Annabelle land transfer

With a recommendation for approval from the City Planning and Zoning Commission on the table, the Hazen City Commission unanimously approved a preliminary plat and rezoning of property that’s slated for commercial and residential development in west Hazen.

Posted 4/04/12 (Wed) read more »

Heavy equipment dealer opening in TGW building

An out-of-state construction equipment dealer will soon be operating out of the old Tiffany Glass Works auction house in west Hazen.

Posted 3/28/12 (Wed) read more »

City working on wish list

There was a lone item on the agenda Tuesday night, though it warrants much attention.

Posted 3/28/12 (Wed) read more »

Countywide Stage II Burn Ban in effect

The Mercer County Commission has approved a countywide Stage II Burn Ban for Mercer County.

Posted 3/21/12 (Wed) read more »

Get a ‘Taste of Hazen’ Monday

Meet up with friends, eat well, and support your Hazen Chamber of Commerce all at once at the 2012 Taste of Hazen Monday at Hazen City Hall.

Posted 3/21/12 (Wed) read more »

Case closed

The case of the missing Mercer County money is closed, which leaves the county the option of taking civil action to recover its lost $100,000.

Posted 3/21/12 (Wed) read more »