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Highway Dept. workers want Braun terminated

Four Mercer County Highway Department employees want the superintendent gone for harassment and bullying, according to county documents.

Posted 4/24/13 (Wed) read more »

Over-the-phone business

A temporary use permit approved over the phone by county commissioners raised questions about open meeting laws.

Posted 4/24/13 (Wed) read more »

Langowski named HCD director

Hazen Community Development has found a director in the Elementary School principal.

Posted 4/10/13 (Wed) read more »

Zoning issues top agenda at commission

Zoning topics including Southwest Water’s pipeline, a new mining company and a new gas pipeline were major subjects of discussion during a county meeting last week. The commission discussed a temporary use permit for Kevin Schulte, which would allow Schulte to continue using his property for the stockpiling of Southwest Water pipeline.

Posted 4/10/13 (Wed) read more »

Time is about up

A temporary use permit for a pipeline yard near Hazen Bay is up for renewal, but an extension hasn’t been filed, according to officials who spoke at the March 20 Mercer County Commission meeting.

Posted 3/27/13 (Wed) read more »

Park and Rec to hold two pool forums

Hazen Parks and Recreation want your input on fixing the Hazen Pool. The Park Board will hold a public forum at 7 p.m. Tuesday and again April 2.

Posted 3/20/13 (Wed) read more »

City extends Annabelle deadline to Sept. 1

After more than an hour of discussion from a full house, the Hazen City Commission gave Annabelle Homes until Sept. 1 to get in the ground.

Posted 3/20/13 (Wed) read more »

Back to elementary school

Sorry, fifth graders. You’ll have to wait another year to go to middle school.

Posted 3/13/13 (Wed) read more »

County ponders employee raises

Mercer County has been dealing with many challenges that come from being on the edge of oil development in the past few years. One of those challenges has continued to vex area leaders: how to keep quality employees from moving elsewhere for better wages.

Posted 3/13/13 (Wed) read more »

Gehring: People don’t want Annabelle Homes

A resident is suggesting that the citizens of Hazen vote on a development approved by the city.

Posted 3/06/13 (Wed) read more »