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Girls State gives Reed a taste of government

What prompts a high school student to voluntarily spend six days learning about government? The opportunity to jump in and be a part of it at Girls State.

Posted 7/20/16 (Wed) read more »

GRE announces Stanton Station retirement

Clear blue sky above the stacks of a coal-fired generation plant generally means one thing to residents of coal country – a temporary shutdown for maintenance or upgrades. The recent lack of exhaust rising from Stanton Station has told a very different story.

Posted 7/20/16 (Wed) read more »

Need for cooperation voiced by city, county

The first item on the July 7 Oliver County Commission meeting agenda was an appearance by newly elected City of Center Mayor Harold Wilkens

Posted 7/13/16 (Wed) read more »

Beautification topics high on city agenda

Clean-up activities and improvements to the general appearance of residential and business properties begun in 2015 continue to stay top-of-mind at city council meetings.

Posted 7/13/16 (Wed) read more »

Carlson views landscapes with an artist’s loving eye

The night images of familiar – and not so familiar – Oliver County landscapes resonate with those who view them.

Posted 7/06/16 (Wed) read more »

School board prepares for transition period

The Center-Stanton School Board wrapped up the majority of business for the 2015-2016 school year at its June regular meeting and prepared to transition to the coming year.

Posted 6/22/16 (Wed) read more »

Property assessments questioned during tax equalization meeting

With the rare exception of tax reform, the most frequent trend for taxes is to increase.

Posted 6/22/16 (Wed) read more »

New mayor, council members to inherit water damage woes

Mayor Sandy Olin and the current Center city council ended its year with familiar items on the agenda: facilities and utilities.

Posted 6/15/16 (Wed) read more »

Rud Oil marks 100-year anniversary

Out of one, many. A fitting description of Rud Oil, which started as a family-owned business in 1916 and has grown to a number of enterprises still owned by members of the Rud family 100 years later.

Posted 6/08/16 (Wed) read more »

Ruds live ‘Small Town, Big Dreams’

This year’s Old Settlers Days honorees Sheldon and Barb Rud take the 2016 celebration’s theme of “Small Town, Big Dreams” to a whole new level.

Posted 6/08/16 (Wed) read more »