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City: ‘Time to get tough’ on snow

Hazen’s city ordinance on snow removal is the same now as it has been for quite some time. To the Hazen City Commission, it appears some people haven’t yet caught on.

Posted 1/06/10 (Wed) read more »

Christmas blizzard complicates holiday

I blame you, Irving Berlin. Berlin, the gentleman who penned “White Christmas,” should have included a lyrical limit in his plea for holiday snowfall.

Posted 12/30/09 (Wed) read more »

Hazen Housing Authority holds inaugural meeting

They say with great power comes great responsibility. And lots of rules. Faced with such, the officially coined Hazen Housing Authority held its inaugural meeting last Wednesday at Hazen City Hall, and is set to begin work on improving the low- to middle-income housing scene in Hazen.

Posted 12/16/09 (Wed) read more »

Chorale brings joyful sounds

The sounds and story of Christmas will be celebrated Saturday and Sunday in the old Hazen Elementary Gymnasium when the voices of the Knife River Chorale gather to perform.

Posted 12/16/09 (Wed) read more »

Mercer County winds being measured for turbine potential

“Even when it’s calm, the wind is still blowing at 15 miles per hour,” Mercer County Commissioner Frank Bitterman said with a laugh.

Posted 12/09/09 (Wed) read more »

Hazen to work with Cascade

It wasn’t a signed “memorandum of understanding and deeds,” but was nonetheless the Hazen City Commission’s vote of support for a developer’s efforts to build housing in Hazen.

Posted 12/09/09 (Wed) read more »

Hazen man discovers ‘burning’ talent

Sean Huber, Hazen, used to sketch in his youth but hasn’t done so in years. These days, all he needs in his hand to create beautiful artwork is a wood-burning tool.

Posted 12/02/09 (Wed) read more »

Hazen man discovers ‘burning’ talent

Sean Huber, Hazen, used to sketch in his youth but hasn’t done so in years. These days, all he needs in his hand to create beautiful artwork is a wood-burning tool.

Posted 12/02/09 (Wed) read more »

Stanton school building sold to Hazen Residents

A quiet school building – and the public library it houses – are both getting new life.

Posted 12/02/09 (Wed) read more »

Task force to focus on Mercer County flooding

A new Mercer County task force will allow officials to focus both more widely and more closely on flooding issues across the county.

Posted 11/24/09 (Tue) read more »