This year the one contested seat on the Beulah City Council exists within Ward 3. Both incumbent Darwin Reinhardt and challenger Kirby Morgenstern are seeking the four-year seat. Due to a prior conflict Morgenstern was unavailable to provide his perspective by the time this paper went to publication. His perspective will be published in next week’s issue. seat in Ward 3: Reinhardt
Topics ranged from Facebook to the county’s missing $100,000, and candidates for the Mercer County Commission addressed them all at the 2012 Mercer County Commissioner Candidate Forum May 10 at the GrandView Steakhouse & Lounge in Beulah.
Dakota Westmoreland has four more years as coal supplier to Coyote Station before it will be replaced by The North American Coal Corporation. The decision was made public recently through a press release from Coyote Station owners Otter Tail Power Company, Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., NorthWestern Energy, and Northern Municipal Power Agency.
The west end of the business portion on Main Street in Beulah will start to look different very soon, now that the Country Kettle has begun settling into the old Pizza Ranch building. Renovations of that structure and demolition of its old home next to Bronson’s Super Valu will add a new face to Main Street.