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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 »

Cenex: Card change has positive aspects

A new crediting process is aiming to provide the utmost reliability in sales at area Cenex stores. Cenex patrons in both Beulah and Halliday can expect a small change to the way they do business soon, and it’s a change general manager Joey Bogers hopes to make as seamless – painless – as possible.

Posted 3/13/13 (Wed) read more »

Council questions Annabelle Homes

Despite the cold weather Annabelle Homes representation felt a little heat during an hourlong discussion on the developer’s plans for Beulah.

Posted 3/06/13 (Wed) read more »

Narcotics Anonymous meetings begin Friday

[Editor’s note: The facilitator of the upcoming meetings is referred to as “C” in the following article instead of her full name, in keeping with the spirit of anonymity that meetings such as NA provide.] After struggling with drug addiction, a young local woman, C found the road to recovery. Treatment at Heartview helped her get clean, followed by five meetings a week she was attending in Bismarck.

Posted 3/06/13 (Wed) read more »

Not in this landfill

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

Posted 2/27/13 (Wed) read more »

Bringing a little more German to Beulah

Students walking through the Beulah High School likely notice when they hear a foreign language spoken in their midst. Ears perk up, trying to pinpoint the origin of the speaker.

Posted 2/27/13 (Wed) read more »

Council moves forward on dilapidated building project

Beulah’s City Council started off its last meeting with talks on a temporary use permit before heading further into details on the dilapidated building project and the possibility of moving the recreation center.

Posted 2/20/13 (Wed) read more »

Coyote resumes plant operation

Late last week Beulah residents were treated to a sight that had been unfortunately absent on the southern horizon since December: smokestacks kicking plumes into the skies south of town.

Posted 2/20/13 (Wed) read more »

Beulah School Board begins superintendent search process

School board directors have begun discussing the process for finding a new superintendent on the news that Rob Lech will be taking on a new role in Jamestown.

Posted 2/13/13 (Wed) read more »

Basin presents pipeline plan

Basin Electric employees presented initial information last week about a proposed gas pipeline to Dakota Gasification Company Synfuels Plant.

Posted 2/13/13 (Wed) read more »