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Funds presented to Burlington

The city of Burlington was the benefactor of nearly $10,000, funds donated during an Aug. 6 benefit held in Center for the flooded small town located along the Mouse River in Ward County,

Posted 8/24/11 (Wed) read more »

European trip a lasting memory for students

Five Center-Stanton High School music students acted as Ambassadors of Music on a 16-day musical performance tour of Europe this summer. Adam Berg, Joey Decker, sisters Alexa and Samantha (Sami) Erhardt and Paige Mosbrucker were nominated and accepted for this prestigious opportunity.

Posted 8/24/11 (Wed) read more »

No Child Left Behind: Schools don’t make the improved grade

The nearly decade old Bush-era No Child Left Behind program may be history, and area educators probably won’t be sorry to see it go.

Posted 8/17/11 (Wed) read more »

City, county joint policing agreement faces disagreement between 2 entities

It’s that time of year when government agencies begin to gather numbers for preparing 2012 budgets.

Posted 8/17/11 (Wed) read more »

Benefit nets $7K for flood victims

A benefit held in Center Saturday for flooded residents of Burlington brought in more than $7,000, with proceeds coming in from an auction, bake sale, barbecue supper and street dance.

Posted 8/10/11 (Wed) read more »

Council discusses city road repairs as near emergency

Among the variety of topics discussed at the Aug. 1 meeting of the Center City Council, road repairs and water damage carried the greatest degree of concern.

Posted 8/10/11 (Wed) read more »

Tillie’s tune, a girl’s dream

You may know Tillie (Landeis) Brown for her work as an award-winning Oliver County artist. As a 16-year member of the local artists’ guild, the Village Gallery, Brown was named this year’s honoree.

Posted 8/03/11 (Wed) read more »

School lunch and event tickets will cost more

One thing for sure is that everything will eventually cost more.

Posted 8/03/11 (Wed) read more »

Sie nannten es Churchtown

The beginnings of life on the Olivier County prairie tell a story that makes the heart ache for those brave ancestors who decided to make their home on this land.

Posted 7/27/11 (Wed) read more »

Just 1 small town helping another

In an act of giving, Peggy Bundy and Perry Wolf will host a fundraiser including a street dance, auction, barbecue supper and bake sale to benefit the people of Burlington who have suffered from the recent flood in June.

Posted 7/27/11 (Wed) read more »