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Twin Buttes School bit closer to reality

A story that winds through many years and from the prairie vistas of the Twin Buttes community to the halls of power in Washington, D.C., came one step closer to an ending on Friday.

Posted 7/14/10 (Wed) read more »

A record setting reunion

The 2010 Beulah High School All Class Reunion was the biggest and maybe the best reunion ever.

Posted 7/07/10 (Wed) read more »

Miner alums make trip back for Beulah

Beulah will be abuzz this holiday weekend as hundreds of prodigals return for the 2010 Beulah High School All-Class Reunion. More than 560 former Beulah Miners have signed up to attend this weekend’s events.

Posted 6/30/10 (Wed) read more »

Another successful Mercer County fair has come and gone

Mercer County has seen another successful kickoff of high summer with mini doughnuts, music, livestock shows, rodeos and even some old fashioned ‘rassling.’

Posted 6/30/10 (Wed) read more »

Care for every student highlights Lyson’s career

When Center-Stanton school board member Chris Christianson was a junior at Washburn High School, his boys basketball team was ranked No. 2 in the state. During the regular season Washburn defeated Parshall by 20 or more points. During the regional tournament, however, a young Royal Lyson sunk 20 of 21 free-throw attempts to send his team to the state tournament. Parshall made only six field goals throughout the entire game.

Posted 6/30/10 (Wed) read more »

Fireworks to dance on Independence Day

The Fourth of July will go out with a big bang of brilliancy this year. Oliver County residents will be treated to a special display of fireworks Sunday shortly after dusk around 10:30 p.m. CDT at the Oliver County Fairgrounds. The show will be approximately 20 minutes of splendor.

Posted 6/30/10 (Wed) read more »

Mercer County Fair has arrived

It’s a fair time of year. The Mercer County Fair will take place Thursday through Sunday at the Mercer County Fairgrounds in Beulah. Thursday, the fair’s opening day, is highlighted by a 4-H and FFA poultry show and rabbit show at 2 p.m., opening of the Mighty Thomas Carnival at 4 p.m. and the rockin’ sound of The Johnny Holm Band at 9 p.m.

Posted 6/23/10 (Wed) read more »

Reunion to go off with a bang

The rocket’s red glare, the bombs bursting in air – this year it won’t just commemorate the United States 234th birthday but the Beulah Public School All Class Reunion.

Posted 6/23/10 (Wed) read more »

County voter turnout ‘very good’

The official 2010 Primary election results are in. Voter turnout was below average statewide, with roughly 20 percent of North Dakota’s nearly 503,000 eligible voters casting their ballots. In Mercer County, however, about 44 percent of 5,300 active voters cast their ballots either via mail or at the Stanton polling site on June 8. In the 2008 Primary election, a total of 1,371 ballots were cast.

Posted 6/16/10 (Wed) read more »

Laying Old Glory to rest

In the warm summer sun, members of Boy Scout Troop 1019 gathered in Riverside Park to conduct a solemn and dignified ceremony – consigning worn and tattered U.S. and North Dakota flags to the flames.

Posted 6/16/10 (Wed) read more »