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Zoning issues top agenda at commission

Zoning topics including Southwest Water’s pipeline, a new mining company and a new gas pipeline were major subjects of discussion during a county meeting last week.

Posted 4/10/13 (Wed) read more »

‘It’s beautiful’

Locals only had one word for the Coal Country Inn March 27 in Stanton. “Wow!”

Posted 4/03/13 (Wed) read more »

Should they stay or should they go

Through all the updates provided during a presentation to the City Council this week, one upcoming decision stood out: whether or not the Beulah Park District should continue operating in the Fit Club facility, or if it’s time to build a new one.

Posted 4/03/13 (Wed) read more »

Spreading the wild wage fire

Commissioner Bill Tveit brought a fire extinguisher with him to the Mercer County Commission meeting, but it wasn’t for a literal fire.

Posted 3/27/13 (Wed) read more »

Time is about up

A temporary use permit for a pipeline yard near Hazen Bay is up for renewal, but an extension hasn’t been filed, according to officials who spoke at the March 20 Mercer County Commission meeting.

Posted 3/27/13 (Wed) read more »

Easement complicates flood project

A perpetual easement may put a damper on plans to fix a flooding problem near Harmony Lake.

Posted 3/20/13 (Wed) read more »

Forest Service presents to council

There were a number of visitors to this week’s City Council meeting in Beulah, some to present, some to update and some just to observe.

Posted 3/20/13 (Wed) read more »

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 »