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Gifts from the Heart distribution Saturday

Volunteers will be packing baskets for Gifts from the Heart beginning at 9 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Garrison Saturday.

Posted 12/17/14 (Wed) read more »

From England with love

Nick Marsden and Bill Saunders, along with their wives, April and Mary, and the Marsden’s son, Maddox, all of Minot, came to Garrison this past Saturday to enjoy the Dickens Village Festival.

Posted 12/17/14 (Wed) read more »

Singin' about the lake

A poet and songwriter in Texas who never fished Lake Sakakawea wrote a song about it. The tune, aptly called "Lake Sakakawea," tells the story of forsaking all other activities to fish the lake.

Posted 12/10/14 (Wed) read more »

McLean County Chief deputy named

Veteran McLean County Deputy Richard Johnson has been named the county’s new chief deputy sheriff.

Posted 12/10/14 (Wed) read more »

Water tower gets an ‘aye’

The City of Garrison gave a thumbs up Monday to move ahead with plans to construct a new 400,000-gallon above ground water storage facility. But an accompanying infrastructure proposal was given a thumbs down.

Posted 12/03/14 (Wed) read more »

Californians celebrate 50th at Dickens Village

What do two Californians celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary do to observe the milestone?

Posted 12/03/14 (Wed) read more »

Dickens first weekend has arrived

While the Dickens Festival may be celebrating its 21st anniversary and events are planned for three weeks, there are certain events occurring the first weekend only.

Posted 11/26/14 (Wed) read more »

Rural home burglarized

McLean County authorities continue to search for leads into who is responsible for breaking into a rural Garrison home this past Friday.

Posted 11/25/14 (Tue) read more »

Bond issue not dead

The wheels have begun turning to have another bond election – soon.

Posted 11/19/14 (Wed) read more »

Queen Elizabus fixed and running again for Dickens

Since last Thanksgiving, the Dickens Festival’s main attraction, a cherry red, double-decker British bus going by the name "Queen Elizabus," has been immobile and sitting in a barn on display in Garrison.

Posted 11/19/14 (Wed) read more »