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Mercer County Regional Airport Fly-In Saturday

The annual Mercer County Regional Airport Fly-In will be Saturday at the Mercer County Regional Airport near Hazen.

Posted 6/23/10 (Wed) read more »

Students make potentially rare find at KRIV

Knife River Indian Villages staff are abuzz with excitement. And if tests confirm what is believed to be true, that excitement is well justified.

Posted 6/23/10 (Wed) read more »

‘Anything Goes’ on June 24-26

Directing a play is much more challenging from a wheelchair. Steve Behrens, director of Sakakawea South Shore Community Theater’s 2010 production of “Anything Goes,” discovered this while directing last year’s summer theater production while he and his wife were recovering from a severe car accident.

Posted 6/16/10 (Wed) read more »

County voter turnout proves to be ‘very good’

The official 2010 Primary election results are in. Voter turnout was below average statewide, with roughly 20 percent of North Dakota’s nearly 503,000 eligible voters casting their ballots. In Mercer County, however, about 44 percent of 5,300 active voters cast their ballots either via mail or at the Stanton polling site on June 8. In the 2008 Primary election, a total of 1,371 ballots were cast.

Posted 6/16/10 (Wed) read more »

Time zone comment period ends Monday

Haven’t yet had your say? You have until Monday to let your voice be heard on whether or not Mercer County should move from the Mountain to Central time zone.

Posted 6/09/10 (Wed) read more »

Hazen swimming pool is open

That sweet summer relief that only a swimming pool can provide is now available. The Hazen Public Swimming Pool opened Tuesday for the 2010 season.

Posted 6/09/10 (Wed) read more »

The price of freedom

Col. James Unterseher’s words, taken from Abraham Lincoln’s famed “Gettysburg Address,” rang throughout the room:

Posted 6/02/10 (Wed) read more »

Primary Election Day on Tuesday

Election Day draws nigh. Mercer County voters have two options to cast their ballot in Tuesday’s Primary Election: Vote By Mail or travel to the county seat, Stanton.

Posted 6/02/10 (Wed) read more »

‘All gave some,some gave all’

In our ever-busy lives, we sometimes forget to take a moment and give thanks to and honor those whom we owe our freedom. Take that moment Monday, when area communities will each be holding their respective Memorial Day Services Monday.

Posted 5/26/10 (Wed) read more »

Hazen High School graduates the Class

“It’s something unpredictable, but in the end it’s right. I hope you had the time of your life.” - Billie Jo Armstrong, Green Day They’re the lyrics to Green Day’s hit tune “Good Riddance (Time of Your Life),” and they’re sure to strike a nostalgic chord within each and every graduating senior as it’s sung at Hazen High School’s 2010 graduation, which begins at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at HHS gym.

Posted 5/26/10 (Wed) read more »