Hazen Star News

Hazen's 2010 "Weekend with the Arts" was held this past weekend, consisting of Hazen Art and Craft Association's 42nd annual Art Show at Hazen City Hall and Spotlight the Arts' annual "Celebrate the Arts" event Sunday at the Hazen High School Theater.

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Mercer County voters will have two options to cast their ballot in the June 8 Primary Election – Vote By Mail or travel to the county seat, Stanton.

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“Life is like a game of cards: You must play each hand you’re dealt.” – “Who Dealt This Mess?” by Patrick “Pat” Galvin Pat Galvin was a man who played his cards right.

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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.

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The petitions are in and the ballots are set. The April 9 filing deadline has come and gone to get on the Primary election ballot in Mercer County, which means the list of names that voters will see come election time on June 8 have been finalized.

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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.

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April 15, 2010

Area Deaths

Roy W. Schramm, 88, Hazen, Eunice Violet Hjelm, 78, Plentywood, Mont.

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A Hazen High School Speech community showcase will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the HHS Theater.

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After a 6-foot-plus rise overnight, the Knife River crept toward 21 feet -- Knife River flood stage -- Monday morning at the river gauge just south of Hazen.

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After stymieing Santa with the Christmas blizzard of 2009, Mother Nature was at it again Easter weekend by hindering the Easter Bunny’s way with wind, rain and sleet that eventually turned into an all-out blizzard in some areas of the state.

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