Center Republican

The Square Butte Creek Golf Club was again awarded the contract to operate the city golf course Dec. 3 at the Center City Council meeting. In the bid submitted to the City Council, club President James Ronholdt wrote, “Any profits made from the operation of the clubhouse have been and will be reinvested in the clubhouse or in the course.” The club’s bid was the only one submitted; the three-year agreement starts on Jan. 1, 2013, and ends Dec. 31, 2015. Councilor Dallas Morast will email a request to the club to provide a more detailed treasury report than the council has received in the past.

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November 28, 2012

Turning children into fish

Splashes, giggles and a whistle are heard three times a week at the Center Community Pool. Children are practicing their starts, their strokes and improving their times as members of the Barracuda Swim Team, a Center club sport.

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Several political subdivisions were overpaid more than $31,000 in coal severance shortfall funds, and the state Treasurer’s office will suspended those distributions until the issue is corrected, Center-Stanton Public School officials said Nov. 14 at the monthly school board meeting.

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The votes were tallied late Nov. 6 resulting in two new county commissioners seated in Oliver County.

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A trip to a great-niece’s farm south of Beulah was the ultimate sentimental journey for a resident of Knife River Care Center now under hospice care.

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Some residents in Hannover got what they wanted when the Oliver County Commission denied a conditional use permit that would allow multiple mobile homes on one lot.

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November 8, 2012

2 generations collide

It isn’t often when the oldest members of a group meet the newest during a meeting, let alone to have them in the same family. That’s what made the District No. 7 American Legion and Auxiliary so special on Sept. 27.

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Sometimes things don’t work out perfectly. The Center-Stanton Wildcats made it their season goal to advance from the District 10 tournament to the Region 5 tournament at the end of the season. The Wildcats finished the regular season fifth in the District 10 standings and had to play fourth seeded Washburn in the first round of the district tourney.

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Oliver County residents will see two new commissioners on the county board in December. General Election is Nov. 6 and there are four names on the Oliver County ballot for County Commissioner. Replacing District 1 commissioner Dwaine Helmers will be either Keith Oestreich or Blake Wilkens. Replacing District 3 commissioner Kent Albers will be either Wm Bruce Van Oosting or Darrell Berger.

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As babies grow older and change their habits from the adorable child who wants a bedtime story every night to the teenager staying out late and listening to loud music, the parents sometimes change their habits too.

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