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New approach for courthouse project

The Mercer County Commission held a special meeting Thursday, July 2, with Pete Filippi, Contegrity Group, and Scott Fettig, Klein McCarthy Architects, to discuss the current standing of the courthouse and jail expansion project.

Posted 7/08/15 (Wed) read more »

Regional actors perform “Oliver!” in Hazen

This previous week, talented actors and actresses from throughout the region came together at Hazen High School to bring a classic musical to life.

Posted 7/01/15 (Wed) read more »

Pancakes and planes featured at this year’s Fly In

Goodwill Pancake Breakfast served pancakes on a warm, windy Saturday morning June 27 at the Mercer County Regional Airport just a mile east of Hazen, where pilots from all around came to fly.

Posted 7/01/15 (Wed) read more »

Local theater to perform “Oliver!” this week

The Sakakawea South Shore Community Theater will be performing “Oliver!”, a well-known play about the adventures of an orphan boy, at Hazen High School.

Posted 6/24/15 (Wed) read more »

Wiedrich is Miss North Dakota

Hazen graduate wins Miss North Dakota title, to compete in Miss America.

Posted 6/24/15 (Wed) read more »

Commission seeks major cuts for expansion

Concerns over the costs to a major courthouse and jail expansion proposal led to a special meeting of the Mercer County Commission Monday, June 8, to examine any potential cuts that could be feasible for the project.

Posted 6/10/15 (Wed) read more »

Relay for Life walk kicks off June 12 in Beulah

The 19th annual Coal Country Relay for Life – an American Cancer Society fundraiser – will kick off with registration at 5 p.m. Friday, June 12, at Riverside Park, Beulah.

Posted 6/03/15 (Wed) read more »

Task force presents recommendations to improve morale for ambulance service

A task force of three ambulance board members presented their recommendations on how morale could be improved at the Mercer County ambulance service.

Posted 6/03/15 (Wed) read more »

Hearing planned on new distance between wind towers and residences

The Mercer County Planning and Zoning Commission moved to hold a hearing for a potential new ordinance that would change the distance between a wind tower and an occupied residence to one mile.

Posted 5/27/15 (Wed) read more »

Commission moves to rebid county buildings expansion

Major renovations and expansion projects can be both generally helpful and completely necessary, but they come with a cost – and someone has to pick up the tab.

Posted 5/27/15 (Wed) read more »