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Progress between County Commission and road department

For the first time in nearly a year and a half tensions eased between the Mercer County Commission and the County Highway Department and it looked like progress would be made moving forward.

Posted 9/12/12 (Wed) read more »

Sheriff Danzeisen stresses importance of calling 911

Mercer County’s top law enforcement official is reminding residents about why it is important to call 911 in an emergency, and not go some other route.

Posted 8/29/12 (Wed) read more »

Harvest above average

Combines, trucks and swathers have now been toiling through Mercer County fields for a few weeks, and the overall outlook is generally positive.

Posted 8/22/12 (Wed) read more »

Hoeven takes ‘states-first’ approach on coal ash

BEULAH -- The state’s Republican senator said he wants to keep coal ash regulation out of the federal government’s hands.

Posted 8/22/12 (Wed) read more »

School board narrowly approves public communications policy

New policy was adopted by the school board that set in stone how the board could communicate with the patrons of the Beulah School District.

Posted 8/15/12 (Wed) read more »

Investigation into city accounting

Unreconciled checks, poor communications and no audit since 2008 have prompted an investigation into the city of Beulah.

Posted 8/15/12 (Wed) read more »

Mahto Bay seeks Mercer County action on access

The subject of homeowner access to Mahto Bay once again crossed the agenda of the Mercer County Commission when it met last week.

Posted 8/08/12 (Wed) read more »

Countywide burn ban prompted after fires

A burn ban has been put into place after recent fires burned hundreds of acres of Mercer County grass and cropland.

Posted 8/08/12 (Wed) read more »

Educational Foundation begins taking shape

A new organization could help shape both short term and long term goals for the Beulah School District.

Posted 8/01/12 (Wed) read more »

Tao Ceramics to ship sand soon

Huge bags of sand have been setting outside the old Zap school for weeks, waiting for trucks that will carry them to their final destination. According to the leadership of the company that owns them, that time is coming soon.

Posted 8/01/12 (Wed) read more »