Hazen Star News

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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Four Mercer County Highway Department employees want the superintendent gone for harassment and bullying, according to county documents.

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Zoning topics including Southwest Water’s pipeline, a new mining company and a new gas pipeline were major subjects of discussion during a county meeting last week. The commission discussed a temporary use permit for Kevin Schulte, which would allow Schulte to continue using his property for the stockpiling of Southwest Water pipeline.

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Hazen Community Development has found a director in the Elementary School principal.

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March 28, 2013

Time is about up

A temporary use permit for a pipeline yard near Hazen Bay is up for renewal, but an extension hasn’t been filed, according to officials who spoke at the March 20 Mercer County Commission meeting.

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