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Questions polite but pointed at Conrad event

Politics and pork were on the menu as Sen. Kent Conrad talked health care and energy policy at the Beulah Civic Center on Saturday.

Posted 8/19/09 (Wed) read more »

Pool closes with some conflict

The Beulah Water Park closed abruptly for the season on Monday. Pool manager Laura Sandberg cited conflicts with the board overseeing the water park as her reason for resigning.

Posted 8/19/09 (Wed) read more »

Dawg Day coming for downtown party

The Beulah Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring Dawg Day on Wednesday, Aug. 19 on Main Street. The festivities will get underway with a Ping Pong Ball Drop at 9 a.m. The balls will be marked and can be returned to the participating merchants for sponsored prizes. A pet parade will commence at 11 a.m. with the top pets winning $50, $25 and $10 in Beulah Bucks.

Posted 8/12/09 (Wed) read more »

25 years and counting at the forefront of an industry

It was the last place you wanted to be at 4 p.m. Mountain time on any given day in 1979. “You didn’t want to be going the opposite direction than traffic was in the morning or the afternoon,” Antelope Valley Station Plant Manager John Jacobs said. “There were so many vehicles heading to work or away from work, local people tried to time trips around those times of day.”

Posted 8/12/09 (Wed) read more »

School starts off the year with lower taxes

The Beulah Public School paid its final bills of the 2008-09 school year and then adjourned, only to turn around and reconvene to officially start the 2009-10 school year. One big difference is that property tax payers in the school district will be bearing less of the burden this year.

Posted 8/05/09 (Wed) read more »

City moves to annex Strata Corporation

The Beulah City Council held the first reading on an ordinance to annex the Strata Corporation site north of Beulah off N.D. Highway 49 at its Aug. 3 meeting.

Posted 8/05/09 (Wed) read more »

Conditions look hopeful heading toward harvest

There are few clouds on the horizon as crops in Mercer County ripen in the summer sun, Mercer County Extension Agent Craig Askim said.

Posted 7/29/09 (Wed) read more »

History’s great voices will be witnessed in Beulah

Their voices echoed across the nation as this country marched relentlessly toward its bloodiest conflict it would ever know. The country lawyer, the poet and the slave will come to life this weekend in Beulah as the North Dakota Humanities Council will present its Everett Albers Chautauqua Program, “Lincoln, Land, and Liberty: The Civil War Era and Beyond.”

Posted 7/29/09 (Wed) read more »

What’s the emergency plan?

A group of residents from the south side questioned the Beulah City Council about its emergency preparedness plan and how it communicates that plan to the general public.

Posted 7/22/09 (Wed) read more »

Keeping children healthy

Dr. Aaron Garman of the Coal Country Community Health Center was recognized by the North Dakota Department of Health for making extraordinary contributions toward improving vaccination rates of children and adults. Providers’ Choice Awards were presented at the Greater Grand Forks Immunization Coalition Conference held in Grand Forks in May.

Posted 7/22/09 (Wed) read more »