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County commission fears losing courthouse expansion grant

As the Mercer County Commission continues to debate solutions to the expensive courthouse and jail expansion project, there remain many other county issues to occupy the commissioners’ time and attention.

Posted 6/10/15 (Wed) read more »

Mercer County area EMS hosts flight training

Mercer County area emergency medical services sponsored emergency services flight training June 4 in the Beulah Civic Center parking lot.

Posted 6/10/15 (Wed) read more »

Heavy rains raising tensions among local homeowners

Cal Wagner owns a home on Cypress Drive in the northeast corner of Beulah. He’s lived in his home for around 30 years by his estimate. In those years, he has had his basement flooded by sewer backup or overland flooding seven times.

Posted 6/03/15 (Wed) read more »

Relay for Life kicks off June 12

The 19th annual Coal Country Relay for Life – an American Cancer Society fundraiser – will kick off with registration at 5 p.m. Friday, June 12, at Riverside Park, Beulah.

Posted 6/03/15 (Wed) read more »

Commission moves to rebid county buildings expansion

Major renovations and expansion projects can be both generally helpful and completely necessary, but they come with a cost – and someone has to pick up the tab.

Posted 5/27/15 (Wed) read more »

School board approves increase

Youth Bureau expands budget

Posted 5/20/15 (Wed) read more »

Beulah inks 24-unit complex

The Beulah City Council has approved a purchase agreement with LSS Housing Beulah, LLC, Fargo, N.D. , which will transfer Lot 2 of Block One in an unnamed addition in the city currently referenced as the Former Boeckel Trailer Court.

Posted 5/20/15 (Wed) read more »

County commission addresses road issues, road program

The Mercer County Commission listened to a presentation by Denise Brown from the North Dakota Local Technical Assistance Program (NDLTAP) concerning a motor-grader operator training event with the intention of providing instruction on new developments and operating techniques for constructing and maintaining gravel roads.

Posted 5/13/15 (Wed) read more »

Gardening season has finally arrived

Several local greenhouses hosted an event called “Ladies Night” recently to signal the start of the gardening season.

Posted 5/13/15 (Wed) read more »

School Board ops for outside conflict assist

The North Dakota School Board Association will be sending a trio of top executives to Beulah to talk conflict resolution with the local board.

Posted 5/06/15 (Wed) read more »