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Pumpkins filling the park Oct. 30

A legion of pumpkins, ghouls, and other Halloween necessities will fill Stanton’s Sakakawea City Park from 6-9 p.m. MDT Saturday, Oct. 30 for the ninth annual Pumpkins in the Park.

Posted 10/20/10 (Wed) read more »

NDIRF asks judge to dismiss lawsuit against city of Hazen

An attorney representing the city of Hazen through the North Dakota Insurance Reserve Fund has asked a judge for dismissal of a lawsuit filed against the city.

Posted 10/20/10 (Wed) read more »

Schools making the move to Central

There’s likely to be a few hiccups and headaches--but the Hazen School District is working hard toward ensuring a smooth transition into operating on Central time come early November.

Posted 10/13/10 (Wed) read more »

Hazen growth plan taking final form

If the future of Hazen matters to you, mark your calendar. An open house regarding the future of development in Hazen will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. MDT Monday, Oct. 25 at Hazen City Hall. The event will include a free meal of homemade soup and bread.

Posted 10/13/10 (Wed) read more »

MC candidates

This week, the Beulah Beacon and Hazen Star sat down with the four candidates for the Mercer County Commission: incumbents Wayne Entze, Zap, and Frank Bitterman, Golden Valley; and challengers Tobias “Toby” Lemer, Pick City, and Willy Braun, Golden Valley.

Posted 10/06/10 (Wed) read more »

A snapshot of Mercer County States Attorney candidates

The two candidates in the 2010 General Election for the post of Mercer County States Attorney are incumbent Jim Johnson, Stanton, and challenger Jessica Wolf, Hazen.

Posted 10/06/10 (Wed) read more »

Beulah High School closed by bomb threat

Beulah High School was shut down by a bomb threat Wednesday afternoon. Captain Mark Schmitt, of the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department said his office received a call from Beulah High School at 1:15 p.m. stating the school had been locked down and all the students had been moved to the elementary school.

Posted 9/29/10 (Wed) read more »

The time has come

After more than a half-century in the Mountain time zone, Mercer County will be switching to Central.

Posted 9/29/10 (Wed) read more »

District 33 House candidates share views on the issues

An uneducated vote is a vote wasted. Mercer County Auditor Monte Erhardt mailed over 2,500 ballots late last week to Mercer County voters as part of Mercer County’s 2010 Vote By Mail General election process. To help District 33 voters make an informed decision this 2010 General Election, the Beulah Beacon and Hazen Star sat down with the four District 33 House of Representatives candidates: Republican incumbents Rep. Brenda Heller and Rep. Gary Kreidt, and their Democratic challengers Jane Opdahl and Judy Lang.

Posted 9/29/10 (Wed) read more »

Mercer County switches to Central

The verdict is in: Mercer County will be switching from Mountain to Central Time Zone.

Posted 9/22/10 (Wed) read more »