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Will they find a compromise?

Agreeing on a policy limiting personal use of county equipment seemed out of reach for the Mercer County Policy Committee members, some wondering how long it would take to find a compromise.

Posted 5/22/13 (Wed) read more »

What if it exploded?

How would Dakota Gasification Company and Mercer County emergency staff react if part of the Great Plains Synfuels Plant exploded?

Posted 5/15/13 (Wed) read more »

Saved the best for last HPS chooses 3rd candidate as elem. principal

They say you always save the best for last, and the Hazen Public School Board members agreed their third and final candidate was perfect for Hazen’s Elementary School principal.

Posted 5/08/13 (Wed) read more »

City expansion?

The city of Hazen may look to expand and buy more property, officials said Monday during a City Commission meeting.

Posted 5/08/13 (Wed) read more »

Commission terminates Braun’s employment

Mercer County Commissioners decided last week that it was time to terminate the employment of the county road superintendent, Roy Braun.

Posted 5/01/13 (Wed) read more »

The principal search begins

Hazen Elementary School may have a principal before the week is out, according to school officials.

Posted 5/01/13 (Wed) read more »

Highway Dept. workers want Braun terminated

Four Mercer County Highway Department employees want the superintendent gone for harassment and bullying, according to county documents.

Posted 4/24/13 (Wed) read more »

Over-the-phone business

A temporary use permit approved over the phone by county commissioners raised questions about open meeting laws.

Posted 4/24/13 (Wed) read more »

Langowski named HCD director

Hazen Community Development has found a director in the Elementary School principal.

Posted 4/10/13 (Wed) read more »

Zoning issues top agenda at commission

Zoning topics including Southwest Water’s pipeline, a new mining company and a new gas pipeline were major subjects of discussion during a county meeting last week. The commission discussed a temporary use permit for Kevin Schulte, which would allow Schulte to continue using his property for the stockpiling of Southwest Water pipeline.

Posted 4/10/13 (Wed) read more »