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CHAMP HETTICH TAKES STATE CLASS B GOLF TITLE

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nagel breaks shot put, discus records

CENTER-STANTON ALUMNA NO. 8 IN NCAA

April 9 was a big day for Center-Stanton graduate Kori Nagel. Nagel, a freshman at Minot State University, broke the Division II-era school record at the Al Bortke Open in Bismarck that day, securing her spot in the National College Athletic Association Championships. “I was able to increase my personal best in the discus by around 20 feet that day, […]

A magical afternoon

Miners host ‘Wizards & Wands’ production

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Ranchers recover from record blizzard


As areas of the state deal with ice storms and flooding, many local ranchers are still recovering from the massive blizzard two weeks ago, as well as additional snow or rain from this last weekend. For cattle, and especially for newborn calves or cows giving birth in the midst of the storm, there was a great deal of stress as […]

Storm breaks Mercer snowfall record

One-day snowfall ties record set in 1997 blizzard

  Two Mercer County and three Dunn County records for snowfall were shattered in last week’s blizzard as more than 20 inches of snow blanketed the area. According to the National Weather Service, a pair of snowfall records was bro- ken and one 25-year-old record tied in Mercer County last week. A two-day snowfall re- cord of 18.1 inches, set […]

Blizzard leaves Oliver buried

Two county records for snowfall were shattered in last week’s blizzard as more than 20 inches of snow blanketed the area. According to the National Weather Service, a pair of snowfall records was broken and one 25-year-old record tied in Mercer County last week. A two-day snowfall record of 18.1 inches, set in March of 2011 in Beulah was broken […]


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