Beulah has the essential support necessary for business success!
Much about a community’s success is often overlooked or behind the scenes. Infrastructure such as highways, railroads, utilities and planning are necessary for businesses to operate efficiently. The administrative entities of Beulah and Mercer County and local business communities have invested in providing that essential backbone regionally.
Beulah is exceptionally accessible for residents, visitors and shipping/receiving business operations with quality roadways in the area. Federal Interstate 94 is a half hour to the South, allowing major market access across the West and Midwest in a day’s drive. State highways 200 and 49 offer regional transportation. West River Transit provides frequent and affordable bus service throughout Mercer County.
BNSF is the primary rail service provider in the area, providing consistent and cost-effective shipping of raw materials and finished products to and from Beulah throughout the country.
The Beulah Municipal Airport has one 4,000-foot-long asphalt runway and available fuel, with a manager on 24-hour call. The Beulah Airport Authority hosts a fly-in and pancake breakfast each September, which draws planes from throughout the country with large crowds each year.
Larger commercial airports are close to Beulah as well. The Minot International Airport is the largest commercial terminal in North Dakota, with flights by Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and Allegiant Air. The Bismarck Airport serves the region with flights by major airlines like American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, Allegiant Air and United Express with daily nonstop flights to and from many Midwest and West cities. The Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport has daily flights by United Airlines to and from Denver and many other regional flights.
Available broadband has skyrocketed in importance to rural communities in recent years. In addition to its electricity capabilities, West River Telecommunications Cooperative is the only area provider to offer residential and commercial download and upload speeds up to 10 GB.
Electrical provider Montana Dakota Utilities owns 25% of Coyote Station, a coal-fired generating unit located near Beulah and operated by Otter Tail Power Company that generates about 425 megawatts. Roughrider Electric Cooperative is another electrical provider with an office in nearby Hazen.
The City of Beulah manages water, sewer and sanitation services. Water and sewer services are provided by Beulah Water and Sewer, with plenty of availability to serve expanding industry and residential loads. The Beulah Transfer Station and Recycle Center provide sanitation and recycling services.
Project management in Beulah is administered through the City’s Planning and Zoning Department and Mercer County, providing quick and efficient regulations for incoming projects.