Living up to his name


Beulah’s Champ Hettich traveled to Oxbow last week for the Class B State Boys Golf Tournament, coming home with the title of state champion. Hettich started strong on May 31, day one of the tournament, with a birdie on hole one. Hettich would hit two more birdies for the day and end round one at 72, equal with par. Starting […]

Wind ordinance adjusted

Several suggestions made by one county commissioner to improve the proposed wind ordinance were discussed at length last week, with the rest of the commission adopting some of these ideas and rejecting others. Commissioner Marv Schwehr, who as a member of the Mercer County Planning and Zoning Board had been one of those who initially drafted the proposed ordinance, provided […]

Cops N Kids

A couple hundred kids came out to fish and have a good time at the Cops n Kids Fishing Derby. Hosted to help build relationships among kids and local law enforcement, these kids got the chance to check out the Mercer County Dive and Rescue Boat. Sorry! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below […]

Graduation Tab 2022

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Wildcat Envirothon team third at state

A group of Center-Stanton High School students brought home a third place finish from this year’s North Dakota State Envirothon. Center Stanton High School sent two teams to the North Dakota State Envirothon. The first team, the Hornets, was comprised of Cameron Albers, Reanna Schmidt, Katelynn Albers, Katie Frank, and Bree Vosberg. The second team, the Yellow Jackets, was comprised […]

Nagel third at NSIC

Center-Stanton alumna Kori Nagel earned a spot on the podium this week- end during the 2022 NSIC Outdoor Track & Field Championships in South Dakota. Nagel, a freshman at Minot State University, traveled to Aberdeen, South Dakota to compete in the Northern Sun In- tercollegiate Conference Championships held May 12-14. Nagel would earn third in the discus with a throw […]

Memorial run honors Wolf

May 21 Event pays Homage to Late Bar Owner

When Perry Wolf’s birthday arrives this week, seven months after his passing, his family hopes the occasion is met with love and laughter rather than tears. Perry’s family has organized an event lovingly referred to as Perry’s Run, to take place this Saturday. “Rather than getting together and just miss- ing him, we wanted to have something to be excited […]

Beulah mourns Schaeffer

Local teen laid to rest after being found in Knife River

After 11 days missing, Tyler Schaeffer came home last week.  The Beulah teen, who was reported missing on May 1, was recovered May 11 from the Knife River in Beulah. The river had been the focus of authorities’ searching for a week leading up to the discovery of Schaeffer’s body late in the day last Wednesday.  The Beulah Police Department […]

Local veterans honored on D.C. flights

With solemn silences and tears of remembrance and joy, with sons and daughters, and with cousins who never met before: Several Mercer County veterans of the American Armed Forces were able to take part in a powerful trip to Washington, D.C. in recent years, joining other veterans from around the region and state on an Honor Flight. In April, Ron […]

Comedy, tragedy, pathos:

Hazen students compete at state Speech

From schizophrenia to sexual assault to inflation to dad jokes: Nothing was off limits in the dramatic performances that Hazen High School Speech students put together. Nine Hazen students brought a variety of different speeches and performances to Mandan High School April 23 for state Speech competition. Under the leadership of Mrs. Rhonda Helde, these students focused not only on […]

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