Beulah SB: Bus driver shortage plagues district

By Wren Murphy The Beulah School Board got to tour the newly-finished commons area at the Beulah High School and heard about the school’s continuing bus driver shortage woes at its Wednesday, Feb. 11 meeting. High School Principal Carl Blackhurst and Superintendent Travis Jordan showed the completed high school commons area to the school. The location was used for the […]

Killdeer SB: Agreement with Halliday up in the air

Staff Report The Killdeer School Board set the school year’s end date to May 25 and kept its joint education agreement with Halliday Public School up in the air at its Wednesday, Feb. 9 meeting. The board approved a request to place the last day of school for students on Wednesday, May 25 instead of on Friday, May 27. As […]

New clinic provides accessible health care to students

By Wren Murphy It’s a problem every parent and student faces—whether to take the child out of school to go to the doctor or to desperately search for limited appointment slots outside school hours. Now, with the Beulah High School’s completed clinic, they won’t have to make that choice. The new clinic had its opening tours for students on Wednesday, […]

Center CC: P&Z public hearing set for March

By Wren Murphy At its Monday, Feb. 7 meeting, the Center City Council motioned to revoke the gaming site authorization for American Legion Post 91 at Wolfie’s Place in Center if required payments weren’t made by the end of February, and it also set a date for a public hearing of the updated planning and zoning map. The public hearing […]

Wildcats fight but fall in three region games

By Wren Murphy The Center-Stanton Wildcats girls’ basketball team faced a gauntlet of three region games in the past week, and they have seven players to manage it. Despite the effort of each team member, all three games ended in a loss. They faced the Central McLean Cougars on Tuesday, Feb. 8 and lost 35-67. Then, they tackled the New […]

Game show comes to Hazen

By Daniel Arens Ready to see your friends and community members duke it out, game show style? “Family Feud” is making its way to Hazen this month. It’s a new community event, which Hazen Chamber of Commerce Director Antoinette Heier hopes will develop into a regular fun activity for town. “Show up and have a good time,” she said. “It’s […]

Honoring those who bring opportunity to youth

By Daniel Arens In December 1990, a charter was granted for Hazen to create its own Dollars for Scholar Chapter. Since that point, hundreds of students from Hazen High School have benefited from the program that helps enable them to pursue degrees and receive higher education at trade schools, two-year schools or four-year schools. On Feb. 8, the Hazen Community […]