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Sudden storm roughs up residents

You have your typical North Dakota blizzards with heavy snow accumulations, high winds and life-threateningly cold temperatures.

Posted 3/16/11 (Wed) read more »

County officials gather to discuss flood plans

Officials from throughout Mercer County gathered last week at the Beulah Civic Center to talk about their respective plans for fighting this year’s potential flooding.

Posted 3/09/11 (Wed) read more »

Hazen starts work on the big ‘if’

Sandbagging is on the minds of city officials in the next few weeks, along with the imminent flood that might show up this month in Hazen and the surrounding area. City officials met March 2 for an informal meeting to discuss the necessary procedures and precautions to take before a flood occurs.

Posted 3/09/11 (Wed) read more »

Residents hear grim details of sewer line replacement project

Those in attendance Feb. 23 at Hazen City Hall seemed to agree on two things: the sewer line running from Hazen’s Fifth Street to the alley between Third Street and Main Street is needed; and someone needs to pay for the project.

Posted 3/02/11 (Wed) read more »

Flooding preparations underway for Hazen

Precipitation has been a constant problem for many citizens throughout North Dakota and Hazen’s residents are no exception. Not only have the inches of snow resting along the street or piled in stacks in various lots been an eyesore, but the potential for flooding and rain also cause headaches for everyone in a flood zone.

Posted 2/23/11 (Wed) read more »

National Weather Service increases county flood risk

Despite above-normal temperatures in February shrinking snowbanks considerably along city streets and county roads, the National Weather Service recently increased its predicted chances of flooding along the Knife River and Spring Creek come this spring.

Posted 2/23/11 (Wed) read more »

Christmann helps lead in N.D. Senate

Sen. Randel Christmann, the Republican senator from District 33, has a lot on his plate.

Posted 2/16/11 (Wed) read more »

Judging contest this weekend in Beulah

The West River Judging contest will take place again this weekend in Beulah. The contest, now in its 46th year, focuses on the judging of livestock, crops and hippology, as well as agricultural sales.

Posted 2/16/11 (Wed) read more »

Heller enjoys fulfilling ‘tremendous responsibility’

Never have I heard our nation’s Pledge of Allegiance ring as loud and clear as I did that day within the chamber of the North Dakota House of Representatives.

Posted 2/09/11 (Wed) read more »

‘The Theatre’ opening Friday

Mercer County will once again have a movie theater. After about one month of closure, David and Nancy Miller, Stanton, are re-opening the former Cinema Twin movie theater under the name “The Theatre.” The doors will open Friday.

Posted 2/09/11 (Wed) read more »