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Hazen sends helping hands during flood fight

Sue Retterath, Hazen, was hoping at least 40 people would show up at the school on June 1 to ride a bus to Bismarck to help sandbag. Someone else thought there would be about 20, if that.

Posted 6/22/11 (Wed) read more »

Commission not keen on chickens in town

City ordinance allows for residents to have female chickens within city limits.

Posted 6/22/11 (Wed) read more »

Corps: river expected to rise 3 more feet at Stanton

Stanton City Councilman Tom Sayler had just begun to brief the crowd of concerned residents when a voice form the back of the room cut through his words.

Posted 6/15/11 (Wed) read more »

Pick City doing fine with overland line

A spliced rural water line is again delivering water to Pick City, Lake Sakakawea State Park and residents in the surrounding area after releases over the Garrison Dam spillway washed out a underground line below the spillway pond about two weeks ago.

Posted 6/15/11 (Wed) read more »

Special program at Knife River Indian Villages

Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site is hosting a special program for the public tomorrow at the park's visitors center.

Posted 6/09/11 (Thu) read more »

Stanton flood meeting tonight

A public information meeting regarding the Missouri River flood threat will be held at 6:30 p.m. tonight at the Stanton Civic Center in Stanton.

Posted 6/08/11 (Wed) read more »

The spillway saga

For the first time in the 57-year history of the Garrison Dam, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers opened spillway gates June 1 to drain floodwaters from Lake Sakakawea into the Missouri River.

Posted 6/08/11 (Wed) read more »

Residents denied building permits while city thinks over ordinance

Boats, pickups and all-terrain vehicles are getting bigger. The Hazen City Commission knows this, and have been talking about adjusting the city’s building ordinance to allow for the construction of storage buildings that better accommodate that fact.

Posted 6/08/11 (Wed) read more »

Construction begins Monday on 200 near Stanton

Construction will begin on Monday, June 6 on North Dakota Highway 200, five miles west of Stanton.

Posted 6/02/11 (Thu) read more »

Corps temporarily closes spillway gates at Garrison

The spillway gates at Garrison Dam have been temporarily closed following a routine inspection that identified a water spray on the spillway apron.

Posted 6/02/11 (Thu) read more »