Hazen Star News

A 400-mile pipeline that could help transport natural gas from the Oil Patch may pass through Mercer County’s backyard, officials said last week.

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A $75,000 cut to West River Head Start’s budget has forced it to make a “fiscally efficient, but drastic” decision to close its Beulah classroom, the program’s director said in a letter to community members.

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Campers thinking about waiting until the last minute to find a spot may have some trouble, especially for the Fourth of July holiday.

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Agreeing on a policy limiting personal use of county equipment seemed out of reach for the Mercer County Policy Committee members, some wondering how long it would take to find a compromise.

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May 15, 2013

What if it exploded?

How would Dakota Gasification Company and Mercer County emergency staff react if part of the Great Plains Synfuels Plant exploded?

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May 9, 2013

City expansion?

The city of Hazen may look to expand and buy more property, officials said Monday during a City Commission meeting.

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They say you always save the best for last, and the Hazen Public School Board members agreed their third and final candidate was perfect for Hazen’s Elementary School principal.

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Hazen Elementary School may have a principal before the week is out, according to school officials.

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Mercer County Commissioners decided last week that it was time to terminate the employment of the county road superintendent, Roy Braun.

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April 25, 2013

Over-the-phone business

A temporary use permit approved over the phone by county commissioners raised questions about open meeting laws.

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