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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 »

County Commission talks more highway department

While proceedings were less heated than they’ve recently been, Mercer County Highway Department matters still topped the Mercer County Commission’s agenda at its regular meeting Jan. 4 at the Mercer County Courthouse in Stanton.

Posted 1/11/12 (Wed) read more »

2011: Year in Review

2011 saw a host of major events sweep across the world and our nation. While events like the death of Osama bin Laden and the withdrawal of troops from Iraq were of huge significance, important and interesting stories were also breaking here in Mercer County. Below is a summary of a handful of local stories that caught your eye and shaped your life in 2011.

Posted 1/04/12 (Wed) read more »