Center Librarian Milissa Meckle declared the 2009 Center Library Children’s Book Week a huge success with 86 children and 13 junior and senior high school and parent helpers attending.
Center-Stanton Public School District voters re-elected incumbents Cynthia Berger, Stanton, and Nathan Henke, Center, to serve another three-year term on the school board at the election on June 9. Voters approved publishing the school board minutes in the Center Republican with 190 yes votes and one vote in opposition.
Melvin Sorstokke picked 1936 to take over the family farm. The country was deep into the Great Depression. North Dakota experienced its coldest temperature of 60 degrees below in February and the hottest of 121 degrees in July. “And it was probably the driest year North Dakota ever saw,” Melvin said.
Center is another step closer to having its first structure built in the Hazel Miner Addition. After a public hearing June 1, the Center City Council approved the issuance of bonds totaling $600,000 to support the Center Housing Authority plan to build a four-plex town house style structure in the addition.
The Center-Stanton School Board will have an election for two expired seats on the board from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. CDT Tuesday, June 9 in two locations. One polling place will be at the Center-Stanton High School and the other will be in the former Stanton School Commons area.
Bring the family, young and old alike. There’s something for everyone as Oliver County will “Remember the Good Old Days,” marking its 104th Old Settlers Days Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 12-14 in Center. Sponsored by the Center Community Club, the three-day event has something to please anyone of any age, from 1 to 100.