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‘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 »

‘Camper’ residents local asset

This winter there is a new phenomenon in the Garrison area – RV parks that are filled with camping trailers. Not only are the mobile structures on site, many are occupied – not a typical situation during the winter months.

Posted 3/01/12 (Thu) read more »

Generator purchase raises questions

The city’s recent purchase of a diesel generator has created more than one question.

Posted 2/23/12 (Thu) read more »

School bond vote delayed

It took just a few minutes for the Garrison School Board to decide Feb. 15 to postpone the bond election on additions and remodeling to both schools.

Posted 2/23/12 (Thu) read more »

Who's out there?

National media reports remind us daily that west-central North Dakota is changing. It’s reported that crime is on the upswing and sales of handgun and pepper spray are skyrocketing.

Posted 2/16/12 (Thu) read more »

To annex or not to annex

One hurdle has been cleared for patrons and landowners who want their property annexed to the Max School District from part of the Lewis & Clark North Shore School District.

Posted 2/16/12 (Thu) read more »

Burglary, drugs ring leads to six arrests

What started as a string of burglaries throughout much of northern North Dakota led to a high speed chase to Denbigh and the arrest of two suspects, Brent and Jason Ellis of Willow City.

Posted 2/09/12 (Thu) read more »

Merger proposed

A merger of two area cooperatives is planned that would join CHS/Garrison Farmers Union Elevator and Falkirk Farmers Elevator. It would also include the Falkirk Farmers Elevator terminal in Hazen.

Posted 2/09/12 (Thu) read more »

Development concerns township

Three residents from the northwest portion of the county visited county commissioners during the last regular commission meeting with a concern that a development was coming into their area.

Posted 2/02/12 (Thu) read more »