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2012 saw a host of major events sweep across the world and our nation. National elections, foreign interventions and more were of large significance, but important and interesting stories were also breaking here in Mercer County. Below is a summary of a handful of local stories that caught your eye and shaped your life in 2012.
Revitalizing the look and feel of Beulah’s downtown has been on the radar of local leaders for quite some time, although little action has taken place. That may have changed recently with a sit down between Beulah’s Jobs Development Authority and representatives from Circle H Engineering.
A short agenda made for a relatively quick meeting when the Beulah City Council met for its second-to-last meeting of 2012. During the meeting the council heard input from the owner of a Main Street business before moving into standard council reports.
The county paid back an unused Federal Emergency Management Agency grant last week before hearing about a number of zoning cases – some old and some new. The meeting also marked the last commission meeting where appointees Jesse Krieger and Gerald Bauman would sit in. Duane Scheuer and Bill Tveit wil join the commission for its first meeting in December.