Sakakawea Hospice provides care and support for patients and their families coping with terminal illness, enhancing and expanding the existing support system of a family.
At first, you couldn’t get out if you had wanted to. Now, it looks like you would have to ask to be let in.
Changes have been made to the usual routine for flu shots provided by Mercer County Public Health offices, a Custer Health District service. The Beulah Civic Center will be the only location of the public health Seasonal Immunization Clinic that in past years traveled to each community in the county.
In what would be a major development in Hazen’s quest to keep the State Highway 200 Bypass recognized as a levee, engineers will likely know soon whether the bypass can be shown to have 3 feet of freeboard – one of Federal Emergency Management Agency’s major requirements when recognizing accredited levees.
Mercer County Meals on Wheels served 12,681 total meals in 2008 to senior citizens throughout the county – 5,546 congregate meals at the senior citizens centers and senior housing, and 7,135 home-delivered meals, according to Linda Oestreich, director of Mercer-McLean Counties Meals on Wheels.
Massive chunk by massive chunk, the Knife River clawed within feet of County Road 18 following the major flood event this past spring. While eating toward the road, the rapid erosion also threatened sites of great historic significance to Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site.
An extended stretch of warm, dry days would be a big help to area farmers, Craig Askim, Mercer County Extension Agent said. Cool damp evenings have pushed an already late crop even further behind.