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Clark awarded Oliver Soil Conservation Achievement honors

Lord knows farming is a demanding and often thankless business. But once in awhile a guy gets a pat on the back for doing his best to take care of the land while still making a living from it.

Posted 12/01/10 (Wed) read more »

SWA treatment plant to mark near-end of pipeline project

From washing clothes to watering cattle, the Southwest Water Pipeline Project will bring some welcomed water to area residents.

Posted 12/01/10 (Wed) read more »

Center-Stanton schools show some improvement

“You’ve shown growth.” This statement by Bill Demaree sums up the findings of a school improvement team that visited the Center-Stanton Public School Nov. 16.

Posted 11/24/10 (Wed) read more »

Oliver County’s singing, banjo picking treasurer

Everyone has a hero. For Lee Benjamin, it’s Earl Scruggs, world renowned musician noted for perfecting and popularizing 3-finger style picking on the 5-string banjo.

Posted 11/24/10 (Wed) read more »

Dist. 33 legislators contemplate 2011 session with confidence

Voters in District 33 gave the incumbents a resounding vote of confidence. Sen. Randy Christmann and Reps. Brenda Heller and Gary Kreidt face a legislative session where money from oil taxes is plentiful, but so are the demands for that funding.

Posted 11/19/10 (Fri) read more »

ND 81st Civil Support team – always there

As civilians, we don’t often think about who will be there in case of a serious disaster. We know 911 will be called and someone will come.

Posted 11/19/10 (Fri) read more »

Local Farmers Union calls for more meatpacking competition

Concern that the three largest meatpackers in the United States control more than 80 percent of slaughter cattle in the United States, Oliver County Farmers Union members passed a resolution calling for more competition in the meatpacking industry

Posted 11/03/10 (Wed) read more »

Hintz shoo-in for county auditor race

Judith Hintz is the projected winner in the race for Oliver County Auditor after unofficial 2010 General Election results came in around midnight Tuesday evening.

Posted 11/03/10 (Wed) read more »

Peach of a student teacher at Center-Stanton Elementary

Vanessa Peach has been a busy person. After working three jobs this summer, she’s now student teaching at the Center-Stanton Elementary School and still working part time.

Posted 10/27/10 (Wed) read more »

Country road issues continue in Oliver

Several Oliver County citizens concerned with road issues in their rural area appealed to the County Commission for help when the commission met Oct. 7.

Posted 10/27/10 (Wed) read more »