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$1 million bond set for 2 suspects

Bonds were set at $1 million each for the two men arrested in connection with shootings Jan. 31 in Beulah.

Posted 2/08/12 (Wed) read more »

Mercer County burn ban in effect

The Mercer County Commission, under advisement by the local fire chiefs, has issued a temporary ban on open burning for all of Mercer County.

Posted 2/03/12 (Fri) read more »

Fatal shooting leaves one dead, one injured

One man is dead and another is wounded after being shot Tuesday night in Beulah.

Posted 2/01/12 (Wed) read more »

Three being questioned after shooting

By Chris Erickson A shooting occurred in Beulah in an apartment building on 3rd Ave NW Tuesday night. According to the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department, a call was received at approximately 7:20 p.m Tuesday night from a residence at 1206 3rd Ave NW in Beulah. One person was injured by gunshot, one person is reported as deceased. The gunshot victim was taken to Sakakawea Medical Center. According to the Sheriff’s Department, at approximately 10:20 p.m. three persons of interest were being detained and questioned. At the time of publication it is believed that two weapons were involved. The investigation is still underway. No names have been released. No charges have been filed at this time. More details will follow in next week’s issue of the Beacon.

Posted 2/01/12 (Wed) read more »

Beulah Police Dept. grows by 1

A new addition to the Beulah Police Department just began working in the city, and he said he’s looking forward to growing – in both law enforcement and within the community.

Posted 2/01/12 (Wed) read more »

Annabelle Homes talks city’s possible development

Beulah’s housing needs were addressed this week when a representative from a housing development spoke to city officials.

Posted 1/25/12 (Wed) read more »

Commission hears Lake Shore update

Mercer County Commissioners heard updates on waterways and roads in the county at its most recent meeting.

Posted 1/25/12 (Wed) read more »

Beulah council talks growth

City councilors got a break this week when few agenda items allowed for a faster-than-normal meeting. The brief meeting focused on an upcoming special meeting of the Beulah Planning and Zoning board and a new Beulah police officer.

Posted 1/18/12 (Wed) read more »

Potential new addition to the Beulah PD

Mayor Darrell Bjerke said the decision to look for another officer originally came about when two other police officers had thought about looking for employment elsewhere.

Posted 1/18/12 (Wed) read more »

New drainage plan presented to Lake Shore residents and officials

Dozens of Lake Shore Estates residents turned out to the Beulah Civic Center to hear about a new plan that could keep their subdivision dry in the event of flooding.

Posted 1/11/12 (Wed) read more »