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Controversy continues over power structure placement

The five high voltage structures in the ditch along 23rd Street SW are not out of sight, nor are they out of mind. The structures’ location, safety concerns and potential alternatives have been an ongoing topic between the Oliver County Commission and Minnkota Power since April of this year.

Posted 12/10/14 (Wed) read more »

Ambulance squad welcomes new ‘member’

LUCAS able to provide CPR without fatigue

Posted 12/03/14 (Wed) read more »

Anything is possible with will

13th Annual Lake Sakakawea State Park Wheelchair Hunt a big success

Posted 11/25/14 (Tue) read more »

SIM truck provides realistic training experience

The ambulance is called to an accident scene where a car struck a pick-up truck that was turning off the highway. The fire department is already on scene, having just extricated the pick-up driver from his vehicle using the Jaws of Life. The pick-up driver was wearing his seatbelt, and the pick-up’s airbags deployed on impact.

Posted 11/19/14 (Wed) read more »

County Commission discusses extra-duty stipend for deputies

Oliver County is short one sheriff’s deputy for the second time this year. When all three deputy positions are filled, Sheriff Dave Hilliard and each of the deputies rotate on a schedule of 12-hour shifts. Having only three people on the schedule requires working some 24-hour shifts and longer than usual stretches without time off.

Posted 11/12/14 (Wed) read more »

Innovative products help preserve independence

Independence: A state that defines maturity, adulthood, and the ability to make one’s own life choices. Once attained, independence is not easily, nor freely, given up.

Posted 11/12/14 (Wed) read more »

Letters from home bring lessons about Kosovo

Service member visits Center-Stanton sixth graders

Posted 11/05/14 (Wed) read more »

How do the eight ballot measures measure up?

Competition and controversy bring voters to the polls. With little competition for local offices this year, the main draw for voters in next week’s election, outside of the statewide races, is controversy. There is plenty of that to be found in the eight measures on the Nov. 4 ballot.

Posted 10/30/14 (Thu) read more »

Group gives physically and developmentally challenged hunters a ‘Sporting Chance’

Annual pheasant hunt draws largest crowd to date

Posted 10/22/14 (Wed) read more »

EPIC Assemblies lives up to its name

Cast connects with students, encourages positive choices

Posted 10/22/14 (Wed) read more »