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‘Boxtops’ pay dividends

Who says learning has to be having your nose stuck in a book, reading all those black letters on a white page. Why can’t it be fun?

Posted 4/12/12 (Thu) read more »

Residents receive assessment notices

It’s like the children’s tale, Goldilocks and the Three Bears: Not too cold, not too hot … just right.

Posted 4/05/12 (Thu) read more »

Should Garrison hire an administrator or manager?

Does the City of Garrison need to change the makeup of its governing body? More specifically, should the city hire a manager or administrator?

Posted 3/29/12 (Thu) read more »

Ready, set, start planting

Let the planting season begin – and it’s still in March. Last year, most farmers were lucky to get into the field by May.

Posted 3/29/12 (Thu) read more »

Bullying pushed to the spotlight

School officials at Garrison are in the process of developing a bullying policy.

Posted 3/22/12 (Thu) read more »

Living on the edge of the bite

Slow and steady stays the course. And that’s probably how most residents in McLean County feel when it comes to oil activity as it encroaches into the county.

Posted 3/22/12 (Thu) read more »

Full-time kindergarten proposed at Garrison

Youngsters ready to enter kindergarten this fall at Garrison will hit the ground running.

Posted 3/15/12 (Thu) read more »

Marina slip rates decided

Boat owners who want to rent a slip at either marina at Fort Stevenson State Park, or Lewis and Clark State Park near Williston, can breathe a sigh of relief

Posted 3/15/12 (Thu) read more »

‘Stranger danger’ awareness

This past week, area youngsters were introduced to an important subject – stranger danger.

Posted 3/08/12 (Thu) read more »

E-mailing among officials riles commissioner

Julie Hudson-Schenfisch was on a mission. As a McLean County commissioner and a board member of the N.D. Association of Coal Conversion Counties, she repeated her message again and again: e-mailing among members was a violation of the open meetings law.

Posted 3/01/12 (Thu) read more »