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School non-tuition waivers add up

When school begins this fall, Center-Stanton Schools are expecting an estimated 210 students to walk through the doors. This might sound like a fair number for a rural school district to some. However, for a district that has successfully offered a better than average education for many years, the slowly decreasing number of students is disheartening.

Posted 7/22/09 (Wed) read more »

Road disrepair dominates County Commission meeting

According to Oliver County Road Supervisor Bruce Nelson, there are about 700 sites on county roads that were damaged this past winter.

Posted 7/22/09 (Wed) read more »

City Council addresses vacant houses issue

If you own a vacant house in Center, chances are a housing inspector has found it doesn’t comply with the International Code of 2006, and you may be asked to formulate a plan on what to do with it.

Posted 7/14/09 (Tue) read more »

Reichenberg new county emergency director

Although she’s only been on the job for a month, Lisa Reichenberg has been very busy learning the duties of Director of Emergency Services of Oliver County. Reichenberg, hired by the Oliver County Commission, began her job June 16, replacing Sally Jons, who resigned after six and a half years on the job.

Posted 7/14/09 (Tue) read more »

8th annual benefit ride to help out SMC Hospice

In seven years, the annual American Bikers Aiming Toward Education benefit poker run has helped out individuals who were in great need of financial assistance due to big bills stemming from medical difficulties.

Posted 7/08/09 (Wed) read more »

The euphoria of flight, some kind of heaven

As far back as Budd Henderscheid, 85, can recall, he has been filled with a love for airplanes. That love, which began as a mere boy, grew into a dream to soar through the clouds.

Posted 7/08/09 (Wed) read more »

Children learn about lessons in life at the library

Center Librarian Milissa Meckle declared the 2009 Center Library Children’s Book Week a huge success with 86 children and 13 junior and senior high school and parent helpers attending.

Posted 7/01/09 (Wed) read more »

Few knew Center man arrested in cold case

Clarence (Mike) Burcham, 44, was arrested June 11 in Center for the 1993 murder of a Moorhead, Minn., woman, Sharon Stafford. Stafford and Burcham were neighbors at the time of her death.

Posted 6/24/09 (Wed) read more »

Community Club recognizes lifetime volunteers

Harold and Delma Wilkens, Budd Henderscheid, Louise Pfliger and her daughters Jean, Arlyce, Judy, Claudia, Sheryl and Charlene, were honored last week by the Center Community Club for their lifetime of service to the community.

Posted 6/24/09 (Wed) read more »

Krueger to leave Center-Stanton HS for new position

Center-Stanton Public School District voters re-elected incumbents Cynthia Berger, Stanton, and Nathan Henke, Center, to serve another three-year term on the school board at the election on June 9. Voters approved publishing the school board minutes in the Center Republican with 190 yes votes and one vote in opposition.

Posted 6/17/09 (Wed) read more »