With no road easement agreement yet in sight with tribal landowners, Mahto Bay cabin owners near Twin Buttes have asked Mercer County for some road work this fall. The problem, however, is that the road they request assistance on is a short section that falls on tribal land.
Hazen Bay campground is full and bustling throughout each summer season Ė bustling enough to where the Hazen Park Board feels they can fill 26 additional campsites at the bay.
At Mondayís meeting of the Hazen City Commission, Hazen Park Board President Al Mautz was in attendance to reveal a plan for the construction of 26 additional campsites at Hazen Bay, and ask for the cityís help in preparing those sites.
Hazen has been named a Tree City U.S.A. for 20-plus consecutive years, and Hazen City Forrester Jeff Foster is doing everything within his powers to continue that streak.
Dutch elm disease, however, has and continues to work against him.
Itís time for Hazen Boy Scout Jordan Grosz to undertake an Eagle Scout Project. Heís decided on a dog park, and Tuesday evening he pitched the idea to the Hazen City Commission.
Grosz Ė along with Hazen Parks and Recreation Director Joe Amundson Ė browsed several sites within Hazen, Grosz said, and found a suitable site in city-owned lots 3, 4 and possibly 5 near the tennis courts in North Star Third Addition, southwest of Warren and Betty Lou Jensenís residence in north Hazen.
An underground natural gas pipeline has been proposed to run through Beulah and Hazen, with construction to potentially begin next spring, pending project approval. The high-pressure gas transmission line would branch from the Northern Border Pipeline and enter the very southwest corner of Mercer County, running northwest through Beulah and continuing east to Hazen.
On Easter, you go to church and hunt for Easter baskets. At Christmas, you open presents. During Thanksgiving Day, you eat until you canít possibly eat any more. In early September, you celebrate Hazenís annual fall celebration: Harvest Fest. Harvest Fest has a long-standing tradition in Hazen.