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City Council—The Year in Review

This past year was the first in office for two city council members, Eric Casson and Keith Erhardt, as well as Sandy Olin’s first year as mayor. The Center Republican asked Olin and Casson to reflect on their experiences in their new positions.

Posted 4/10/13 (Wed) read more »

Tires, buildings and stray cats at council meeting

The large number of stray cats—and their potential to multiply and spread illness—has become a concern in Center.

Posted 4/03/13 (Wed) read more »

City welcomes Buchholz

There’s a new face in the city offices—Alyson Buchholz, Center’s new city director. Buchholz started March 11 to provide some overlap for training before Janell Peterson retired at the end of March.

Posted 4/03/13 (Wed) read more »

Guns in schools possible for ND

The primary sponsor of House Bill 1215 says it will help protect children in schools, but it could cause more bad than good, area officials said.

Posted 3/27/13 (Wed) read more »

New addition to sheriff’s office

Joseph “Joe” Jackson is the latest addition to the Oliver County Sheriff’s Office. The recent Law Enforcement Training Academy graduate has been on the job in Center for about two weeks.

Posted 3/27/13 (Wed) read more »

Move not for another year

Coal mining is continuing in Oliver County. It’s just moving in a different direction.

Posted 3/20/13 (Wed) read more »

Emergency planning put to the test

Center Stanton Public Schools put emergency planning to the test recently when circumstances indicated the need to “shelter in place.” Superintendent Curt Pierce noted that shelter in place is used when there is no imminent danger present, but to “be prepared, just in case.”

Posted 3/20/13 (Wed) read more »

Learning through immersion

It is an ever-growing melting pot. The United States is home to descendents of all countries around the world. They started coming to the United States back when boats were the only form of transportation across the oceans.

Posted 3/13/13 (Wed) read more »

DOT asks for signage, weed control from county

Road signs are meant to explain in the simplest terms. The red, octagon sign simply means “Stop.” The red and white triangle sign means “Yield.” Orange signs usually mean construction is coming up. A sign declaring whether a road is county or state property, will help out the drivers wanting to know who to call.

Posted 3/13/13 (Wed) read more »

Water projects get $31 million

A bill giving $31 million to rural water projects could help local residents get water faster.

Posted 3/06/13 (Wed) read more »