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Mercer County’s adjustment to Central taking some time

The grass is plenty green on the other side of the fence--though it is taking time for some Mercer County businesses and residents to fully adjust to its plushness.

Posted 11/19/10 (Fri) read more »

Garbage a highlight of city meeting

People may soon be allowed to take their garbage to the transfer station in Beulah. The city had to discontinue accepting household garbage and recycling at the transfer station when Waste Management Inc. stopped providing those services in Mercer County.

Posted 11/19/10 (Fri) read more »

Dist. 33 legislators look to 2011 session

Voters in District 33 gave the incumbents a resounding vote of confidence. Sen. Randy Christmann and Reps. Brenda Heller and Gary Kreidt face a legislative session where money from oil taxes is plentiful, but so are the demands for that funding.

Posted 11/19/10 (Fri) read more »

Switch to Central alters post offices

Many residents and businesses will make a few adjustments come Sunday as Mercer County converts to Central time. One such business making adjustments will be area post offices.

Posted 11/03/10 (Wed) read more »

Cross country reaches new heights

Hard work and improvement throughout the year. If you were to ask Beulah-Hazen coach Bruce Wold what it takes to have success in high school cross country that is what he would recommend. And Wold would know after the veteran coach was named the Class B Boys State Coach of the Year last Saturday.

Posted 10/27/10 (Wed) read more »

County agencies team up to seek flood protection

Can Mercer County find its own solution to flooding along the Knife River? Four county agencies would like to band together to see if they can find out.

Posted 10/27/10 (Wed) read more »

Employees praised at 48th KRCC annual meeting

The Knife River Care Center had a challenging year, but its employees have pitched in to make it a successful year, KRCC Administrator Keith Gendreau said.

Posted 10/27/10 (Wed) read more »

Flood studies continue slowly moving forward

After proclaiming October Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Beulah City Council was informed that a study of potential solutions for flooding problems on the Knife River was moving closer to getting started.

Posted 10/20/10 (Wed) read more »

County vote going smoothly

About half the ballots requested in Mercer County for the 2010 General Election have been cast so far, according to county auditor Monte Erhardt.

Posted 10/20/10 (Wed) read more »

‘Boots on the ground’ water conservation

A busload of ranchers and conservation agency representatives made the rounds around the countryside near Golden Valley to see the results of the first year of the Spring Creek Watershed Project sponsored by the Dunn and Mercer County Soil Conservation Districts.

Posted 10/13/10 (Wed) read more »