2022-03-24

Miners take fully online ACT for first time


This year’s Beulah High School juniors forgoed pencils for keyboards when they sat down to take the ACT this month. Beulah students took this year’s ACT, or American College Test, fully online this year for the first time, high school principal Carl Black- hurst told the Beulah Public School board last week. Blackhurst said he expected testing, which took place […]

A slide into sunshine

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Center-Stanton receives grant

Center-Stanton students will have the chance to learn more about trade industries as the school launches a new program funded by a Schools to Skills grant. Center-Stanton High School was recently approved for a 2022 Schools to Skills grant from the Home Builders Institute. The grant money will help fund a new program at the school that gives students hands-on […]

Fostering a love of reading

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Setback concern raises enforcement issues


One recent concern broached in the county about setbacks between neighboring properties has raised questions about when and how Mercer County can respond to address issues. During last Wednesday’s county commission meeting, Mercer County State’s Attorney Todd Schwarz told the commission there was little they could do to address a setback issue, since the building had already been constructed and […]

From fluid monitoring to seismic activity: Answering public queries


On March 9, Basin Electric Power Cooperative and its partners with the Great Plains CO2 Sequestration Project gave an update on how the pipeline, drilling and monitoring of the permanent CO2 sequestration process will work. Besides their respective talks, those working with the project also answered a wide variety of different questions from community and county members as well as […]