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County zoning lacks multi-occupant restrictions

“We need some new ordinances. There are repeated problems we need to try to address.”

Posted 5/31/12 (Thu) read more »

Crime on climb in county

It’s going up and up, and where it will stop, nobody knows.

Posted 5/31/12 (Thu) read more »

Makoti refinery construction imminent

Plans for a refinery somewhere on the Fort Berthold Reservation have been slowly coming together ever since the Three Affiliated Tribes authorized an engineering study of the idea in 2002. According to officials speaking at the MHA Nation Bakken Oil and Gas Expo recently in New Town, those dreams may be on the verge of becoming a reality.

Posted 5/24/12 (Thu) read more »

City zoning sets limits

Sometimes falling victim to big dollar signs can lead to violations and fines.

Posted 5/24/12 (Thu) read more »

Dollar signs almost dupe local cabin owner

A Garrison cabin site owner found out the hard way that an offer from a oil business to rent her house for a year was just too good to be true.

Posted 5/17/12 (Thu) read more »

Wanted: Service members info

Visitors to Garrison, or residents who want to find names of family members or loved ones on the Veterans Memorial Wall at the Garrison City Auditorium have to hunt and peck.

Posted 5/17/12 (Thu) read more »

Class schedule sticking point

Negotiations with Garrison educators this year are not strictly about the dollars in their paychecks.

Posted 5/10/12 (Thu) read more »

Attorney courted

The City of Garrison offers a wide variety of services, but in recent years, there is one service that has been about as illusive as that record walleye in Lake Sakakawea, the services of an attorney on a regular basis.

Posted 5/10/12 (Thu) read more »

Fine levied against West McLean Insurance

West McLean County Farmers Mutual Insurance Company, Minot, along with Family Mutual Insurance Company, have each been fined $10,000 for insuring property outside their territory and insured commercial properties inside the limits of an incorporated city.

Posted 5/03/12 (Thu) read more »

Teacher pay, benefits still being negotiated

Amiable conversations two nights earlier turned to angst April 25.

Posted 5/03/12 (Thu) read more »