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Holiday snow puts plows on the roads

Not many people go over the river and through the woods to Grandma’s house by sleigh any more. That’s why most people were glad that Mercer County had their snowplows out during he holiday weekend.

Posted 12/01/10 (Wed) read more »

Blocked bridge opening soon

The County Road 27 bridge was open. Then it was closed. Then open. Now closed. It will soon be open to stay, much to the relief of Hazen residents living north of the State Highway 200 bypass.

Posted 11/24/10 (Wed) read more »

Holiday happenings getting underway here at home

Tasty food, good friends and fun times are great in themselves. The fact that they’re right in your backyard this holiday season only sweetens the deal as the holiday season in Hazen, Stanton and Pick City is now underway.

Posted 11/24/10 (Wed) read more »

Find what you’ve been missing right here at home

It’s estimated that 138 million people will rise out of bed the day after Thanksgiving to fight the crowds and get in on Black Friday deals this week. While many large stores in the bigger cities may see huge profits, the small businesses tucked away in small town North Dakota are often just as competitive and hope to see business this holiday season.

Posted 11/24/10 (Wed) read more »

Hazen baseball is a go

The crack of the bat, the roar of the crowd and the spitting of the seed shells will be heard at the Hazen baseball diamonds this spring.

Posted 11/19/10 (Fri) read more »

Adjustment to Central taking time

The grass is plenty green on the other side of the fence--though it is taking time for some Mercer County business and residents to fully adjust to it’s plushness.

Posted 11/19/10 (Fri) read more »

City secures funding for flood protection project

It takes a lot of money to avoid expensive flood insurance. The Hazen City Commission learned at their regular meeting Monday evening that Refunding Improvement Bonds totaling $530,000 have been sold to help fund projects along Antelope Creek, which runs through Hazen along the State Highway 200 bypass.

Posted 11/19/10 (Fri) read more »

Stanton names new council member

The Stanton City Council welcomed Central time to Mercer County on Monday evening with one of their shortest meetings in recent memory.

Posted 11/10/10 (Wed) read more »

Annual art and craft bazaar Saturday at Hazen City Hall

Every single year, you’ve told yourself you wouldn’t do it. But every single year, you do.

Posted 11/10/10 (Wed) read more »

2010 General election wrap-up

Mercer County Commission incumbent Frank Bitterman, Golden Valley, thought someone was pulling his leg when he first heard he had received over 2,000 votes in the 2010 General election.

Posted 11/10/10 (Wed) read more »