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Cattle shot and killed in SE Oliver County

Nine dead animals were found in the evening of July 4 in the pastures of two Oliver County ranchers.

Posted 7/11/12 (Wed) read more »

Christmann opts to campaign

Following an announcement recently that District 33 Sen. Randel Christmann, Hazen, could be appointed to the North Dakota Public Service Commission due to a change in the North Dakota Constitution, Christmann announced he would rather seek election to the vacant seat in November.

Posted 7/03/12 (Tue) read more »

Chippin’ some flint at KRIV

There were no Wal-Marts in the 1700s, Marv Bechler pointed out, as he chipped away at a jagged chunk of Knife River flint.

Posted 7/03/12 (Tue) read more »

West River Telecom details successful year

The words of former West River Telecom manager Dale Albers 40 years ago still ring true today for WRT: “We’re optimistic as heck.”

Posted 6/27/12 (Wed) read more »

Stepping stones to a novel

You never know where life’s journey will take you. For Oliver County native Patrick Cleveland, his journey led him on a road filled with a variety of experiences that would one day help him fulfill a youthful dream of becoming a novelist.

Posted 6/27/12 (Wed) read more »

Once honorable, always honorable

Retired Mayor Richard Zarr took a seat in a chair familiar to him, at a table where years of conversations were held with a multitude of community leaders and citizens. The gavel was absent and the gallery empty. In a few hours, a new mayor would be appointed. The Zarr’s reign had come to a conclusion.

Posted 6/20/12 (Wed) read more »

School board members focus on change and needed improvements

Tanned board members contributed to the feeling of summer June 13 at the Center-Stanton School Board meeting. Even though school is out for the students and the feeling at the meeting was more relaxed, a good deal of business was covered.

Posted 6/20/12 (Wed) read more »

Farming is the way of life

The roadway entering into the Schwalbe homestead dips gently down, delivering visitors into a quaint, efficient farmyard. Trees surround the area, while a cool breeze can be felt coming off a nearby creek. Flagstones pave the way through the grass up to Gertrude Schwalbe’s house.

Posted 6/13/12 (Wed) read more »

Property owner argues health and safety concerns, given 1 more month

Brad Dahl appeared at the Center City Council meeting June 4, as was requested of him during the May meeting. Dahl’s property located in the city’s industrial lot has been a health and safety concern since October 2011. According to a report from Custer County Health, the building was to be closed in order to not allow access by rodents or other vermin. In order to further remedy the public heath nuisance occurring on the property, the piles of miscellaneous junk that could provide harborage for rodents, vermin or any other source for public filth or disease were to be removed.

Posted 6/06/12 (Wed) read more »

Hintz, Old Settlers honoree and popular artist

any of Elvira (Letzring) Hintz’s most cherished life events are recorded in art.

Posted 6/06/12 (Wed) read more »