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Good Old Days

Bring the family, young and old alike. There’s something for everyone as Oliver County will “Remember the Good Old Days,” marking its 104th Old Settlers Days Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 12-14 in Center. Sponsored by the Center Community Club, the three-day event has something to please anyone of any age, from 1 to 100.

Posted 6/03/09 (Wed) read more »

Four seek to fill two school board seats

The Center-Stanton School Board will have an election for two expired seats on the board from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. CDT Tuesday, June 9 in two locations. One polling place will be at the Center-Stanton High School and the other will be in the former Stanton School Commons area.

Posted 6/03/09 (Wed) read more »

Just taking the next step in life’s journey

The 22 members of the Center-Stanton Class of 2009 stepped out the front of the high school one final time as students. The graduates are now free to go out into the wide world and blaze their own path.

Posted 5/27/09 (Wed) read more »

Ada, education and music still in her heart

Remember the Country Cousins, Mike Dosch, the 5 K’s? Ada Klindworth does, especially the last group of singers since they are her five oldest children.

Posted 5/27/09 (Wed) read more »

Oliver County road sites hit hard by winter and lot of floodwater

There are more than 700 sites in need of road repair in Oliver County, according to Road Supervisor Bruce Nelson. Oliver County Commissioners heard the report at the May 7 meeting held in Center.

Posted 5/20/09 (Wed) read more »

Energy development ranks high on Oliver County agenda

Wind turbines ranked high on the Oliver County Commissioners’ agenda during their monthly meeting May 7 in Center. Frank Rahne and Jim Atkinson, representing Minnesota Power, presented their company’s plan to construct 16 wind turbines in 2010 and another 17 in 2011. Each wind turbine would generate 2.3 megawatts.

Posted 5/20/09 (Wed) read more »

City Council continues work on city housing issues

The Center City Council approved a resolution proposed at the May 4 meeting by the Housing Authority that the city support Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $600,000.

Posted 5/13/09 (Wed) read more »

Donating a cell phone helps soldiers talk to loved ones

They say that you can tell who your loved ones are by realizing the first people that you want to talk to when something wonderful – or mortifying – happens to you in life. When you have a great day, or when you have a sad day, it is easy to turn to a friend or family member for support. Even across the miles, those ties can be held strong through a simple telephone call.

Posted 5/06/09 (Wed) read more »

Momcat helps senior boys out with team spirit

For several of the past years, wherever the Center-Stanton Wildcats boys’ basketball team roamed, a mother cat could be seen nearby keeping an especially close eye. Not unusual for a mother cat, but this one was roaming with her Nikon in hand.

Posted 5/06/09 (Wed) read more »

A mighty Center came together to fight rising creek

Citizens of Center were a shining example in April when more than 80 volunteers came together to stand up to the rising waters of Square Butte Creek. They showed that it indeed takes a village and for the most part, the village won the battle.

Posted 4/29/09 (Wed) read more »