Family has always meant everything to Sally Hillstrom. Her family has always known it. Friends know it.
The impetus for a March 24 meeting at the Betty Hagel Memorial Civic Center to discuss Oliver County and Center’s community bus operated by West River Transit came out of the 2009 revised Oliver County Strategic Plan.
Hmm, what shall it be for dinner tonight, the homemade meatloaf? Macaroni and cheese, pot roast or chicken pot pie? Or maybe a thick, juicy North Dakota bred and raised rib eye steak.
You might know Sharon Olander as the friendly face of the Hazen Star front office. Or, you might associate her with her popular “Cook of the Week” column, which she began in 1981 and now runs in three different newspapers. Maybe you speak with her on the phone each spring when you call in to renew your Star or Center Republican subscription. You might even visit with her when you turn in a “Happening,” which she then types up for the newspaper each week.
In an effort to promote the construction of new homes and renovation of existing ones, the Center City Council approved a resolution to increase the current city property tax exemption at its monthly meeting March 1.
And the race is on, as District 33 Republican and Democrat candidates are stepping forward to receive or seek their respective parties’ endorsements in preparation for the 2010 elections.