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Local officials gather to discuss flood plans

Officials from throughout Mercer County gathered last week at the Beulah Civic Center to talk about their respective plans for fighting this year’s potential flooding.

Posted 3/09/11 (Wed) read more »

County Commission suspends head of highway department

The Mercer County Commission suspended Mercer County Highway Superintendent Roy Braun with pay and ordered an investigation into the operation of the highway department at a special meeting Feb. 23 in Stanton.

Posted 3/02/11 (Wed) read more »

Beulah posts pummel Bearcats

The Beulah girls basketball team showed many of their strengths as they tore through the District 14 schedule this season. In their 57-39 win over Glen Ullin-Hebron Feb. 15 they showed another – their knockout post punch

Posted 2/23/11 (Wed) read more »

NWS increases county flood risk

Despite above-normal temperatures in February shrinking snowbanks considerably along city streets and county roads, the National Weather Service recently increased its predicted chances of flooding along the Knife River and Spring Creek come this spring.

Posted 2/23/11 (Wed) read more »

County on board with emergency pumping at Lake Shore Estates

A few details – such as final cost – remain unknown, but the Mercer County Commission agreed with the Mercer County Water Resource Board that something must be done to aid the residents of a flooding subdivision at the commission’s regular meeting Feb. 16 at the Mercer County Courthouse in Stanton.

Posted 2/23/11 (Wed) read more »

Council votes to approve projects

During a special session earlier this week the City Council voted in favor of approving a resolution for citywide maintenance.

Posted 2/16/11 (Wed) read more »

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 »