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Knife River flooding gets its shining moment in the sun

It was Mercer County’s chance to get some attention for its struggles to recover from the 2009 spring flood and ask for assistance to prevent future flooding.

Posted 11/18/09 (Wed) read more »

Flu creates re-teaching opportunity

The Beulah Middle School was hit by a rash of flu related absences in the last few weeks. Many students needed help to catch up on their school work, and that gave teachers and administrators an idea that could help all students.

Posted 11/18/09 (Wed) read more »

Another step toward preparedness

If a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, then Beulah got on the road to preparing for future disasters on Monday.

Posted 11/11/09 (Wed) read more »

Indian summer helps harvest

A stretch of sunny days and warmer than normal weather has allowed the corn crop to dry to the point where farmers are able to harvest.

Posted 11/11/09 (Wed) read more »

Agreement, opportunities highlighted at flood meeting

What had been a contentious issue between south side residents and the Beulah City Council has evolved into an agreement on how to seek ways to improve flood protection for the community.

Posted 11/04/09 (Wed) read more »

The skinny on a tight

With another budgeting season done and gone, the Mercer County Commission has finalized their 2010 budget.

Posted 11/04/09 (Wed) read more »

County Commission requests road study

Is it time for North Dakota to look at adding more state highways? That’s what the Mercer County Commission wants to know.

Posted 10/28/09 (Wed) read more »

What’s below can hurt you

The Dakota Gasification Plant in Beulah does its utmost to run as safe a plant as possible. But it can’t control what people do outside the plant gates.

Posted 10/28/09 (Wed) read more »

Flood controversy weighs heavily on City Council

Mayor Darrell Bjerke used his section of Monday night’s Beulah City Council meeting agenda to express his displeasure with the activities of the group of south side residents who are agitating for an increased response to flooding problems in that part of Beulah.

Posted 10/21/09 (Wed) read more »

Meth lab busted in Beulah

Five people were charged with drug-related offenses after a final break led to the discovery of methamphetamine and materials used to manufacture the drug in a Beulah residence’s garage.

Posted 10/21/09 (Wed) read more »