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Pierce hired for CSHS superintendent job

“We believe we’ve chosen our best candidate for the job,” Rick Schmidt, Center-Stanton Public School Board President said upon the unanimous vote by the board to offer High School Principal/Athletic Director Curt Pierce the superintendent position.

Posted 2/24/10 (Wed) read more »

CSHS financial audit comes out OK

Settling the issue of when to hire a new superintendent, the Center-Stanton School Board decided they would determine this at a special meeting scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 18.

Posted 2/17/10 (Wed) read more »

Back on the job a year later

“It feels like I never left,” Center resident Trent Sack said summing up how he felt going back to work at BNI after being gone for a year and a day. He was injured in an explosion Jan. 11, 2009.

Posted 2/17/10 (Wed) read more »

Several county and city offices up for election this June

Thinking of running for public office? With the June Primary not that far away, now’s the time to pick up a petition for any of several public offices.

Posted 2/10/10 (Wed) read more »

Pro swimmer presents clinic to the Barracudas

When Kristen Henke found out she could get professional swimmer Matt Lowe to present a swim clinic in Center, she jumped at the chance.

Posted 2/10/10 (Wed) read more »

Finding good in the aftermath of ashes

Jan. 7 was cold and crisp with temperatures falling near the 40 below zero mark. Pepper Jensen was sleeping soundly in her country home on the old Bornemann dairy farm four miles northwest of Hannover when she was abruptly wakened around 4 a.m. by excited barking from her two house dogs, Poochy and Chilly.

Posted 2/03/10 (Wed) read more »

New wind project to blow green into Oliver County

Back when homesteaders were cutting their plows into rich North Dakota soil, blowing winds were often unwelcome as it meant lost crops and hard years.

Posted 2/03/10 (Wed) read more »

Storm downs power lines in Oliver County

Although students going to Center-Stanton School may have welcomed a day off Jan. 25, the storm that prompted administrators to close classes that day also caused a great deal of hassle for other Oliver County residents.

Posted 1/27/10 (Wed) read more »

Ice and wind put many out of power

If blowing snow and life-threatening wind-chill factors were a blizzard’s jab and uppercut – freezing rain would be it’s punch aimed below the belt.

Posted 1/27/10 (Wed) read more »

Henke harnesses Coyotes in 30-point win against GC

During the grueling January basketball schedule, some teams rest on their previous success and wait for tournament time.

Posted 1/20/10 (Wed) read more »