A man was arrested after firing a gun during an altercation Sunday at the Lewis and Clark RV Park in Hazen. According to a report from the Hazen Police Department, reports of shots fired at the RV park were made just before 6 p.m. Sunday. Kelly Heck, 39, Regan, was arrested without event in connection with the shooting, and the police retrieved a loaded Glock .45-caliber pistol as well as spent .45-cal. casings found on the ground at the scene.
The parking lot at the new Krause’s Super Valu has 155 parking spots. That capacity was stretched to the absolute limit during the grocery store’s open house and ribbon-cutting ceremonies last week at the store’s new location in west Hazen.
With mail-in election ballots being sent out, now is the time for Mercer County voters to educate themselves on the candidates who are running for various offices throughout the county. In a series of stories providing background on those candidates, below are profiles of candidates vying for president of the Hazen City Commission, as well as candidates hoping to be seated on the Stanton City Council.
Long-distance races aren’t supposed to have hurdles. But in the marathon that is residential and commercial development in small-town North Dakota, the Hazen City Commission has encountered several hurdles in their path. The latest challenge came Monday at the commission meeting. John Dunlap, CEO of Cascade Homes Inc., Bozeman, Mont., approached the commission to express his concerns, and propose a step forward.
As an entity, the Hazen Public Library is celebrating its 45th birthday in April. In that near half-century the book collection has been moved from beside the current water treatment plant, to inside city hall, to the building in Heritage Park where it currently resides.