Center Republican

Center City Council approved the 2013 budget last week, which included an $88,800 contract to have Oliver County take over local police duties. The county will provide Center with a police car and any needed equipment, while Sheriff Dave Hilliard takes responsibility. The Center Police phone line will then be disconnected.

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September 12, 2012

County brims with money issues

The Oliver County Commission was feeling rather generous at its meeting Friday. The three commissioners agreed to give money to a local nonprofit group courtesy of leftover funds from a NextEra donation.

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September 6, 2012

No longer taking the call

22-year service member leaves OCAS

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Taking on the role of second parent

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Traveling more than 8,000 miles with a group of 10 unfamiliar people to a foreign country might sound scary to most, but a Center High School graduate made the trek and is more than happy with his overall experience.

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August 23, 2012

174 days left of school

New shoes were laced up, sparkly jeans were slipped on and stiff backpacks were slipped over the shoulders of bright young students Tuesday at the Center-Stanton Public Schools. The first day of school is passed with few complications.

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BEULAH -- The state’s Republican senator said he wants to keep coal ash regulation out of the federal government’s hands.

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He started life driving in pickups, combines and tractors. But his path eventually led him behind the wheel of a police car.

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August 15, 2012

No one goes away hungry

Oliver-Mercer County chapter of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and Central Dakota Associates will host its second annual “Come Hungry to Feed the Hungry” picnic from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21 at the Beulah Riverside Park.

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August 9, 2012

See you at the Fair!

Sounds, scents and eye-popping views will be aplenty this weekend at the Oliver County Fair in Center. Admission is $7 for adults, $4 for children 6-12 years and free for children 5 and younger.

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