North Dakota’s four large lignite mines produced 28.8 million tons of lignite coal in 2010 – down about 1 million tons from 2009.
If some ornery Hazen students aren’t deterred by in-school suspensions, coming to school on a Saturday might do the trick.
The reorganization of the Mercer County Commission included little of the sort at its regular meeting last Wednesday, as the commission unanimously voted for Commission Chairman Lyle Latimer to retain his seat as commission chair, and Commissioner Frank Bitterman to take the title of vice-chair.
The number of tardy Hazen students is about to spike. Hazen High School principal Ed Boger confirmed at the Hazen School Board’s regular meeting Monday evening that he was able to arrange student schedules to allow the district to switch the school day back to its traditional daily schedule of 8:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m.
From washing clothes to watering cattle, the Southwest Water Pipeline Project will bring some welcomed water to area residents.