The Beacon News
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The day after Thanksgiving is one of the biggest shopping days of the year across the nation. In Beulah, it is a little different.
The Northern Plains Heritage Foundation will conduct three public input meetings Nov. 29-Dec. 1, in Morton, Oliver and Mercer counties to provide information about the Northern Plains National Heritage Area and take comments on the development of goals and objectives for the investment of federal matching funds in the area.
Students and parents will know before Christmas vacation starts whether or not Beulah Public Schools will revert to its previous schedule after the new year.
Voters in District 33 gave the incumbents a resounding vote of confidence. Sen. Randy Christmann and Reps. Brenda Heller and Gary Kreidt face a legislative session where money from oil taxes is plentiful, but so are the demands for that funding.
People may soon be allowed to take their garbage to the transfer station in Beulah. The city had to discontinue accepting household garbage and recycling at the transfer station when Waste Management Inc. stopped providing those services in Mercer County.
The grass is plenty green on the other side of the fence--though it is taking time for some Mercer County businesses and residents to fully adjust to its plushness.