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Garrison Dam Spillway Releases

Spillway releases from Garrison Dam brought people out to witness the first time the dam has had so much overflow as to release over the spillway. The US Army Corps of Engineers initial projection is that it will be releasing 30,000 cubic feet per second when all of the spillway's 28 are projected to be open tomorrow night.

Posted 6/01/11 (Wed) read more »

Unprecedented releases

Tom Roe, Bismarck, has fished the upper stretch of the Missouri River hundreds of times. On Saturday, Roe stood above the Tailrace staring down at a furious, frothing, nearly-unrecognizable river.

Posted 6/01/11 (Wed) read more »

Beulah Class of ’11 graduates

Fourteen years of hard work, from preschool on up, came to a close for this year’s group of graduating seniors from Beulah High School.

Posted 6/01/11 (Wed) read more »

Various road issues still on commission agenda

Emergency management and road issues were the discussion topics of the most recent county commission.

Posted 5/25/11 (Wed) read more »

Future flood control on county water resource board’s mind

With another flood disaster narrowly averted this spring, the Mercer County Water Resource Board’s attention has turned toward taming the Knife River while it once again sleeps.

Posted 5/25/11 (Wed) read more »

Junk and abandoned vehicle cleanup on its way

If you’ve got an old vehicle setting around your property, now is the time to make sure it’s not in violation of the city’s Junk and Abandoned Vehicle ordinance.

Posted 5/18/11 (Wed) read more »

Council hears water issues from residents

During the last city council meeting, some residents requested help from the city to help solve their water problems.

Posted 5/18/11 (Wed) read more »

FEMA assesses damage inside Mercer County

Assessments aren’t yet in, but county and state officials are working with Federal Emergency Management Agency representatives to understand how much damage flooding caused Mercer County this year.

Posted 5/11/11 (Wed) read more »

County approves oil preliminary transload site expansion plans

The Mercer County Commission approved preliminary plans pitched by Basin Transload representatives to expand their oil transload site just west of Beulah at their regular meeting May 4 in Stanton.

Posted 5/11/11 (Wed) read more »

Council hears update on New Life Property plans

New Life Properties representatives Marty Heller and Wayne Sailer attended the meeting to present an updated plan for how they wanted to use the old nursing home.

Posted 5/04/11 (Wed) read more »