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Fleming retires after 16 years in Audictor’s office

After 16 years serving as auditor for Oliver County, Barb Fleming will be taking on a new role in life April 1 as she steps into retirement.

Posted 3/30/11 (Wed) read more »

CS school seeking candidate for board seat

With an April 8 deadline soon approaching for placement on the June 7 ballot, no one has yet filed for the at-large position on the Center-Stanton School Board that will be vacant July 1.

Posted 3/23/11 (Wed) read more »

Local teacher named 2011 N.D. Mother of the Year

To those who know Joletta Schmidt, it will come as no surprise that she has been named the 2011 North Dakota Mother of the Year by American Mothers, Inc., North Dakota Association.

Posted 3/23/11 (Wed) read more »

Making a home away from home

It’s almost spring, and camper owners are getting the itch to hook up the old fifth-wheel and head for an RV park.

Posted 3/16/11 (Wed) read more »

Sudden blizzard strands motorists overnight

A winter storm watch turned quickly into a blizzard last Friday, stranding dozens of motorists on Oliver County highways and roadways.

Posted 3/16/11 (Wed) read more »

Condemned property demolished

The condemned structure on the Rick Gorley property has been demolished, ending a long struggle to bring the property up to city code.

Posted 3/09/11 (Wed) read more »

Road overtime hours not pleasing everyone

While Oliver County Commissioners have heard numerous compliments on improved countryside snow removal this winter, it appears that at least one county road employee isn’t happy with the new schedule.

Posted 3/09/11 (Wed) read more »

Plans afloat for school, civic center water problem

Not content to wait until the spring thaw, Center-Stanton Public School Superintendent Curt Pierce and Center Director of Municipal Services Janell Peterson are already planning for the onrush of excess ground water that collects on the north side of the Center-Stanton School during spring thaw.

Posted 3/02/11 (Wed) read more »

Center-Stanton school mid-year finances not far off track

The Center-Stanton School Board addressed several issues at the Feb. 15 monthly meeting. Superintendent of Schools Curt Pierce prepared and presented a three-year revenue/expense comparison.

Posted 2/23/11 (Wed) read more »

Valentines recall a marriage built on abundance of love, faith

People often talk about love at first sight. You know, that one moment in time that brings a feeling or romantic attraction for a stranger on the first sight of them. But how many people can really say they have experienced such a feeling? How many can say it lasted a lifetime and more.

Posted 2/16/11 (Wed) read more »