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Back to elementary school

Sorry, fifth graders. You’ll have to wait another year to go to middle school.

Posted 3/13/13 (Wed) read more »

County ponders employee raises

Mercer County has been dealing with many challenges that come from being on the edge of oil development in the past few years. One of those challenges has continued to vex area leaders: how to keep quality employees from moving elsewhere for better wages.

Posted 3/13/13 (Wed) read more »

Gehring: People don’t want Annabelle Homes

A resident is suggesting that the citizens of Hazen vote on a development approved by the city.

Posted 3/06/13 (Wed) read more »

Guns in Schools?

The primary sponsor of House Bill 1215 says it will help protect children in schools, but it could cause more bad than good, school officials and legislators told the Hazen Star.

Posted 3/06/13 (Wed) read more »

Not in this landfill

STANTON -- The Mercer County Landfill doesn’t want any oilfield waste coming to its doors.

Posted 2/27/13 (Wed) read more »

Double-wide trouble

Though both parties would like to avoid it, city of Hazen may get caught in a lawsuit with contractors over a misunderstanding.

Posted 2/27/13 (Wed) read more »

Miners take 4th at state

The Miners didn’t have the success that they wanted as a team but they did do well individually. The Miners lost both of their duals at the state tournament and failed to place in the duals. In the individual brackets the Miners did well, placing four wrestlers.

Posted 2/20/13 (Wed) read more »

It’s quitting time

Retirement is not new to Basin Electric Power Cooperative, but rising numbers indicate it could lose 410 employs by the end of the decade.

Posted 2/20/13 (Wed) read more »

Studies approved for flood prevention

The Mercer County Water Resource Board unanimously allocated almost $25,600 on two studies subject to further evaluation that could prevent flooding.

Posted 2/20/13 (Wed) read more »

It’s complicated

Hazen Public Schools could end up dishing out $75,000 on doors to keep its students safe, officials said Monday at an HPS Board meeting.

Posted 2/13/13 (Wed) read more »