As the COVID situation continues to change in North Dakota, funding from the state for new water projects is temporarily on hold, leaving the Mercer County Water Resource Board with a difficult decision to make.
Issues with an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) battery at the county courthouse in Stanton revealed an even larger potential problem than simply replacing it: the fact that a shutdown of the battery system could result in the temporary loss of power to the entire courthouse and jail.
With strong feelings and intense passion, local residents, as well as representatives from other parts of the state, packed into a single room last Wednesday, the virus practically forgotten as landowner rights, shift workers’ jobs and (above all) the looming question of Mercer County’s energy future drowned out social distance concerns.
Although it’s been a challenging year for all school districts, Hazen Public Schools continue to thrive in terms of the quality of education that is being produced.
All eyes are set on July 1, when a special meeting and public hearing in Stanton could set the stage for the future of wind energy production in Mercer County and the wider region.
In early May, the NDSU Extension Service named two new District Directors, one of whom is Beulah’s own Dena Kemmet.
After a long and arduous road, Pick City’s newest recreational option is open for all to enjoy.
It’s been a process long in the making, but The Hub is now fully open, with a new look and some unique options for residents and visitors.