Center-Stanton school still seeking ag, kindergarten teachers

By Wren Murphy The Center-Stanton School’s ag program is find- ing its footing again after the former agriculture teacher resigned in November, the School Board heard at its Monday, Jan. 10 meeting. Superintendent Tracy Peterson and Secondary School Principal Andrew Mondry reported that a long-term substitute teacher has been found to teach the school’s agriculture classes. The previous agriculture teacher […]

Gliding in a winter wonderland

By Claudette Olivier Just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean there’s no fun to be had in the great outdoors. Local cross-country skier Beth Zimmerman said, “I enjoy the outdoor aspect of skiing, just being outside and in nature, and you are just able to be yourself. It’s so nice and pretty out there in the wintertime when it snows, […]

Wenning announces bid for Mercer County Sheriff’s seat

By Claudette Olivier Jim Wenning, a resident of Beulah, has announced his bid for the office of sheriff of Mercer County.  The primary election is June 14, and the general election is Nov. 8. Wenning has lived in Beulah for 24 years, and he is a graduate of Stanton High School.  Wenning has worked in law enforcement for 25 years. […]

Young archers prep for tournament

By Daniel Arens Several young archers from Mercer County are working hard to improve their aim, stance and overall bowmanship as a contest approaches. On the evenings of Jan. 10, 17 and 24, boys and girls of all ages have gathered with their families at the Buffalo Valley Archery Club east of Hazen. There, they learn the basics of handling […]