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Zap rancher elected President of Stockmen's Association

It was just over two years ago when Melvin Leland, then President of the North Dakota Stockmen's Association, approached Jack Reich about becoming that organization's vice president.

Posted 11/05/08 (Wed) read more »

Glitch delays vote results

Obama makes history While the nation was electing a new president, and the state re-electing their governor, the folks in Mercer County will have to wait to learn the impact their votes played in Tuesday night's election.

Posted 11/05/08 (Wed) read more »

Mercer County Election

Posted 11/05/08 (Wed) read more »

Pool bid awarded, dirt and cement work underway

Site work for the new Beulah Aquatic Center located on the north side of town two blocks east of Pamida began Sept. 16 with the leveling work now beginning to take on the shape of the pool basin.

Posted 11/05/08 (Wed) read more »

Questions answered in Homecoming shutout

A couple early season losses to Carrington and Watford City had many people posing big question marks on the Beulah football team this year.

Posted 10/08/08 (Wed) read more »

Short list of issues this year

Usually crowded, this year's Mercer County general election ballot will be relatively bare come Nov. 4. But that doesn't lessen its importance in the least bit.

Posted 10/08/08 (Wed) read more »

County budget looking at red for 2009

The mortgage industry across the nation isn't the only entity facing financial woes. Mercer County Commissioners felt the woes as they reviewed the budget Oct. 1 and then approved the budget for 2009, a budget that will stand an estimated $500,000 in the red as proposed.

Posted 10/08/08 (Wed) read more »

Ballot applications delayed, out this week

The phone has been ringing off the hook at the Mercer County Auditor's office with people wondering where their Vote by Mail ballot application is for the November General Election. It was announced by the auditor's office last week that the applications were in the mail. Some received theirs, others haven't.

Posted 10/01/08 (Wed) read more »

Oil industry arrives in western Mercer County

The first oil well drilling permit was issued in Mercer County to Brigham Oil & Gas, headquartered in Austin, Texas.

Posted 10/01/08 (Wed) read more »

Want to vote in November

Mercer County voters take notice: If you want to vote in the November General Election, you have only two options: Vote by Mail or go to the only polling place in the county the Mercer County Courthouse in Stanton. The polls will be open at the Mercer County Courthouse from 9 a.m.-7 p.m., MDT, Tuesday, Nov. 4.

Posted 9/24/08 (Wed) read more »