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Leland Olds Station installs scrubbers

If you drive by the Leland Olds Station, you may notice something new.

Posted 8/07/13 (Wed) read more »

Binder: No-Use policy a litigation nightmare

Although a recent policy recommendation was overturned, the ongoing argument of allowing or forbidding personal use of county equipment has continued forward. Department heads and county commissioners have differed on what they feel is the appropriate outcome, and the person tasked with ultimately having to defend any such policy in the courtroom is speaking out against a policy that would ultimately tie her hands in the courtroom.

Posted 7/31/13 (Wed) read more »

Personal-use policy voted down again

Binder confused by county to trust heads

Posted 7/24/13 (Wed) read more »

City zoning hears residential, hotel plans

City zoning hears residential, hotel plans Two larger projects found approval last week when the Beulah Planning and Zoning Board heard plans to develop residential lots along 11th Street, as well as a still-unnamed hotel on Highway 49.

Posted 7/24/13 (Wed) read more »

Council edges closer to scoria ordinance

A new policy governing the allowable use of scoria found itself as the center of attention last week after being on the city’s back burner for months.

Posted 7/17/13 (Wed) read more »

Thunderstorm floods Lake Shore Estates

Lake Shore Estates residents were struck hard last week after a Sunday night storm brought flooding to their housing development.

Posted 7/17/13 (Wed) read more »

Black Plant comes to a close

Hustle and bustle north of Beulah has largely slowed down now that the majority of work at Dakota Gasification Company’s Synfuels Plant has been finished.

Posted 7/10/13 (Wed) read more »

Thunderstorm takes out power, trees

A severe thunderstorm blew high winds and heavy rains through Mercer County and elsewhere Monday night, causing major cleanup efforts to begin early the next day throughout the area.

Posted 7/10/13 (Wed) read more »

Critics respond to coal policy shift

North Dakota leaders and the coal industry are ready to go to war against the president’s plan to reduce carbon emissions from coal plants.

Posted 7/02/13 (Tue) read more »

Labor shortage hits home

Though the energy sector has been doing well across both oil and coal industries, retail and hospitality industries have faced their share of challenges through the past year.

Posted 7/02/13 (Tue) read more »