Time after time, he's read about it in the national and local newspapers and it saddens him. All too often he sees it come across his desk. And, he's had enough.
Do North Dakota Class B schools with enrollments larger than other Class B schools have an unfair advantage in basketball? Class B fans have debated that question for years. That question is again before the North Dakota High School Activities Association and how to resolve it.
In a world of competitive times, it seems that Oliver County faces similar issues as other businesses when it comes to keeping good employees with a competitive salary. Clerk of Court/Recorder Kim Wilkens asked Oliver County commissioners to keep that in mind as they are faced with the possibility of losing the Deputy Recorder/Deputy Clerk of Court because of a job offer she has received with higher wages.
Housing market slump? Good employees leaving for other jobs? Small towns losing population?
Myron and Susie Cahoon are excited about their new business opportunity in Center. On Sept. 9 they purchased the Der Imbiss Bar and Grill and opened it with the new name Cahoon's Bar and Grill. The new hours are 9 a.m.-1 a.m., Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. - 1 a.m. Sunday.
The streets are paved. The water and sewer lines are installed. Ground is being prepared for tree planting next spring. All that's left to complete the Hazel Miner Addition are houses.
The power of positive thinking has never played such an important role in a volleyball match as it did last Thursday when Center-Stanton took an extended road trip to Flasher. The Wildcats roared to an impressive first game win but had to fight for the rest as they gained their third District 9 victory 3-1.
It was a 5 a.m. start, an early Saturday morning for the Center-Stanton School FFA range judging team. But the early hours were worth the trip as the team placed sixth out of 12 competing teams, receiving silver at the state contest. The team also earned several individual awards.
Center folks can relax – no, 81-year-old resident Bud Perschke is not planning to open an adult bookstore in the city or anywhere for that matter.
Bud did, however, recently make an inquiry to the Center city auditor as to whether or not the city had an ordinance that allowed or did not allow such a business to open.