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County communications radio tower in rough shape at Center location

The elements of weather take a toll not only on people, but on buildings, as proven by a recent inspection of the 35-plus-year-old building that houses county emergency communication tower equipment.

Posted 2/16/11 (Wed) read more »

Angel Air Care Service makes stop in Center

Angels are indeed among us – and they can fly from Bismarck to Center in less than 30 minutes.

Posted 2/09/11 (Wed) read more »

Demolition of Gorley property a done deal

Months in coming, demolition of the house owned by Rick Gorley on Oliver Avenue will proceed. Center City Council members unanimously agreed to a motion to go ahead with the demolition at the meeting Feb. 7 after consulting with Center city attorney John Mahoney.

Posted 2/09/11 (Wed) read more »

Snow emergency declared for Oliver County

The Oliver County Commission declared a snow emergency Friday, Feb. 4, a move that will allow access to the county emergency fund of $22,000 and allow the county to apply for further emergency grant funding.

Posted 2/07/11 (Mon) read more »

Leaking courthouse roof still an issue for county

Only time will tell whether repairs to the leaking courthouse roof were solved after a representative of the roofing membrane company came by at the end of December.

Posted 2/02/11 (Wed) read more »

A busload of students, priceless

One truckload of wheat – $8,800, a tanker of diesel fuel – $28,000, one load of cattle – $35,000. A busload of students – priceless.

Posted 1/26/11 (Wed) read more »

School board still fact finding on going paperless

The Center-Stanton School Board has not yet made a decision about taking their meetings paperless by using laptop computers, but the subject was discussed at length at the Jan. 13 monthly meeting.

Posted 1/26/11 (Wed) read more »

Oliver road crews working every day

The Oliver County shop began working a split shift Sunday, Jan. 9 in order to provide seven-day service to the county.

Posted 1/19/11 (Wed) read more »

School weather tower still reports conditions

People in the Center area have something many small towns don’t – up to the moment weather information available on the Internet or television Local Community Access Channel 10.

Posted 1/12/11 (Wed) read more »

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 »