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Judging contest this weekend in Beulah

The West River Judging contest will take place again this weekend in Beulah. The contest, now in its 46th year, focuses on the judging of livestock, crops and hippology, as well as agricultural sales.

Posted 2/16/11 (Wed) read more »

Garage roof collapses in Beulah

Heavy snowfall and shifting temperatures proved too much for one large structure in Beulah.

Posted 2/09/11 (Wed) read more »

Council talks contentious projects

A 4-3 vote shot down a motion that would have paved the way for street improvements paid for by special assessments.

Posted 2/09/11 (Wed) read more »

Paramedic found guilty on 5 counts of disorderly conduct

Former Mercer County Ambulance Service paramedic William J. Miller, Elgin, was found guilty on five counts of disorderly conduct in a jury trial held Monday at the Mercer County Courthouse in Stanton.

Posted 2/02/11 (Wed) read more »

National Weather Service: Don’t bet on another slow melt

According to the National Weather Service, nearly 75 inches of snow fell on Mercer County in the winter of 2009-2010. Coupled with already-saturated soil, that amount of snowfall was more than enough to cause significant spring flooding.

Posted 2/02/11 (Wed) read more »

County asked to help avert disaster

It’s going to take collaboration between several entities to save Lake Shore Estates from seemingly imminent spring flooding. Mercer County and its resources is one of those entities.

Posted 1/26/11 (Wed) read more »

Beulah School board talks development

Professional development and coach certification were among the topics of discussion as the school board held its first meeting of the 2011 semester.

Posted 1/26/11 (Wed) read more »

Keep fire hydrants snow-free

Heavy snowfall has brought a new worry for Beulah’s fire department.

Posted 1/19/11 (Wed) read more »

New state’s attorney settles into office

Jan. 1 was moving day for new Mercer County State’s Attorney Jessica (Wolf) Binder, who settled into new quarters on her first official day in office since winning the November General Election.

Posted 1/19/11 (Wed) read more »

Council defines preliminary boundaries for street fixes

Street improvements and the sports complex were the subject of lengthy discussion at Monday’s Beulah City Council meeting.

Posted 1/19/11 (Wed) read more »