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Beulah Elementary Schoolers spent one of their final days of school enjoying the sun during Relay Recess Day last week. More photos on Page 23. (Katelyn Dunkley)

Meet the remaining 2023 honorary Old Settlers

Over the past several weeks, the Center Republican has focused on longtime Oliver County residents selected as Honorary Old Settlers for the upcoming Old Settlers Days celebration, set for June 9-11. We’ve already recognized Katy Kautzman and Carlyle and Sally Hillstrom. This week, meet the rest of this years honorees. ALICE MILLER DILGER If you’re a regular reader of this […]


Ready and equipped to conquer the world, the 17 seniors at Center-Stanton High School were celebrated as high school graduates during a ceremony at the CSHS gym, Sunday. (Photo by Phyne Photography)


Immunizations offered in Center Western Plains Public Health will be providing immunizations from 3-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 7 at the Western Plains Public Health Office. Call 701-667-3370 for an appointment.


Katz Perschke hosted her Bridge Club on Wednesday at the Golden Age Club. Prizes were won by Vonnel Cleveland, Melsien Yantzer and Alice Dilger. Carol Linn and Alice Dilger were Bismarck shoppers on Thursday. Celese also had an appointment at Great Plains. Brian and Joell Lietzring and daughter of new Salem were Wednesday supper guest at Sady Letzring. Ruby Meyhoff, […]

WRT annual meeting June 2

West River Telecom (WRT) will hold its annual membership meeting on June 2nd in Hazen at the Hazen Public School facilities. Prior to the meeting, members will be treated to a free luncheon and various health screening and information booths starting at 11 a.m. at Hazen Elementary School. Registration will take place in the Hazen High School commons area beginning […]


Thursday, May 25 • Science Trip Travel Day – All Day • State Track Meet @ Bismarck – All Day • Region Golf Meet @ Prairie West, Mandan – 10 a.m. • Region Baseball @ Shiloh – TBD Friday, May 26 • State Track Meet @ Bismarck – All Day • Science Trip – All Day Saturday, May 27 • […]

Honoring service and sacrifice

As Memorial Day approaches, many people are preparing for graduation celebrations and extended trips up to the lake. Others, keeping in mind the “memorial” aspect of the season, are headed to area cemeteries to visit the grave sites of families and loved ones and lay flowers at this especially flower-laden time of the year. Of course, the real purpose of […]


Spring has had its fair share of challenges for producers, and summer will likely have its downs as well as its ups. But, for the first time in several years, the general prospects for agriculture in Mercer County are looking good. “We’re maybe a week behind where we would like to be with crops, due to the late winter, but […]

Beulah celebrates Arbor Day

The Riverside 4-H club helped celebrate Arbor Day by planting a tree at the Energy Wellness Center last week. The celebration was meant to draw community awareness to the importance of trees. Jason Isaak of the Beulah City Council gave the declaration dedicating the tree. Heidi Hamelton gave a speech involving students from the Beulah Middle School. Local students read […]

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