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Homecoming excitement - the crown goes to…

A whole class cheered and surrounded Donald Goven to congratulate him on becoming the 2016 Turtle Lake/Mercer School homecoming king.

Posted 9/21/16 (Wed) read more »

County looking for loan to cover shortfall

McLean County is feeling the economic pinch from the downturn in oil payments, as the county commissioners approved having County Auditor Les Korgel check into what the county would need to do in order to get a loan to get the county through some tough economic times.

Posted 9/14/16 (Wed) read more »

Building a director one board at a time

Troy Presser was recently elected to Basin Electric Power Cooperative (BEPC).

Posted 9/14/16 (Wed) read more »

Zink leaving FSA post

The McLean County Farm Service Agency is in the market for a new county executive director.

Posted 9/07/16 (Wed) read more »

Bubble Guts, brave cowboys at Bull-A-Rama 2016

Trenton Koch took away $1,477 and a beautiful belt buckle as the champion rider of the tenth annual Bull-A-Rama featuring Western Edge Bull Riding, on Saturday of Memorial weekend.

Posted 9/07/16 (Wed) read more »

Penny wise or pound foolish?

The City of Mercer representatives called a public meeting on August 23 to put an end to the rumors and misinformation that has obstructed efforts to get the water system in Mercer into a secure situation.

Posted 8/31/16 (Wed) read more »

Where donations and mill levy join in service

It is a place of quiet except for the birds and sounds of human activity in the distance.

Posted 8/31/16 (Wed) read more »

Turtle Lake-Mercer welcomes new school year

With a gathering of hungry folks, the Turtle Lake-Mercer School welcomed parents and students and area residents to a Back to School open house, complete with grilled burgers and the trimmings.

Posted 8/24/16 (Wed) read more »

Shore are good burgers

Two things that “The Shore” owners Chris and Heather (Wallgren) Haugen hear from customers are “I used to roller-skate here and the rant over the burgers.

Posted 8/24/16 (Wed) read more »

Pancakes served by Northland staff

Last week, Northland Community Health Center celebrated National Health Center Week for 2016 by serving pancakes and sausage for breakfast and supper.

Posted 8/17/16 (Wed) read more »