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Hazen Centennial may cost $212,000

Celebrating a century of Hazen could cost more than $212,000, but the bill is modest compared to a previous celebration, the Centennial Fundraiser Committee chairman said Monday.

Posted 8/08/12 (Wed) read more »

A celebrity 200 years in the making: Time Magazine names Sacagawea to Most Influential Americans of All Time list

More than 200 years later after crossing the nation, a magazine has recognized a Stanton native as one of the 20 most influential Americans of all time.

Posted 8/01/12 (Wed) read more »

Euro-trip: Hazen teenager gets once-in-a-lifetime chance

Shania Grager of Hazen got a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel across the Atlantic Ocean for a 20-day European adventure June 28.

Posted 8/01/12 (Wed) read more »

Hazen woman dies after car accident near Linton

A Hazen woman died Monday morning after a car accident Sunday night south of Linton, officials said.

Posted 8/01/12 (Wed) read more »

Sakakawea named to Time Magazine's 20 Most Influential Americans of All Time list

Time Magazine recently recognized the national significance of the Lewis and Clark Expedition by naming Lewis & Clark and Sakakawea as three of the 20 most influential Americans of all time.

Posted 7/27/12 (Fri) read more »

Celebrate a weekend of culture and music

Among the many tenets of a happy life, many people would include cultural diversity and music. Get a little of both this weekend in Mercer County.

Posted 7/25/12 (Wed) read more »

Rising from the ashes

The first year or two of the Praise on the Prairie music festival was challenging: the turnout wasn’t great and set up and take down were very labor intensive.

Posted 7/18/12 (Wed) read more »

City revisits development dilemma in north Hazen

Like a disgruntled spirit from beyond the grave, the conundrum that is development in north Hazen reared its haunting head again at the Hazen City Commission’s regular meeting Monday at Hazen City Hall.

Posted 7/18/12 (Wed) read more »

Commission defeats motion to drop Annabelle

In Commissioner Casey Stern’s interview with the Hazen Star in the weeks leading up to the June election, one of Stern’s main points of contention was the planned relocation of the Lewis & Clark RV Park in west Hazen to make room for a proposed residential and commercial subdivision.

Posted 7/11/12 (Wed) read more »

Candidate drops from county race

Wesley Klein, rural Hazen, has withdrawn from the race for Mercer County Commissioner.

Posted 7/11/12 (Wed) read more »