The Bakken Oil activity seems to be getting closer and closer to home. Already, Center is experiencing more traffic related to North Dakota’s oil boom. With the four new gravel pit permits approved in the county, city and county roads can expect an even greater increase of truck traffic. Those pits will be supplying some materials to the Bakken region, as well as local needs.
EPA control, a vote to eliminate property taxes and the growth of the oil industry were all major topics for discussion during the annual Coal Conversion Counties meeting Oct. 26 at Washburn’s Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center.
You’re invited. That’s the message that the community of Garrison and the Dickens Village Festival want to share with the readers of the Center Republican.
Despite soggy conditions that have persisted throughout 2011, Southwest Water Authority officials say they remain on track to have water flowing through the Southwest Pipeline Project and out customers’ faucets in Mercer and Oliver counties by early spring 2012.
You may have noticed the new Yamaha Clavinova keyboard if you attended the fall concert in the gymnasium of the Center-Stanton High School.