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Makoti set to celebrate a century

The countdown is on to a celebration of historic proportions in Makoti. On July 7-10, Makoti will be celebrating 100 years as a town.

Posted 5/26/11 (Thu) read more »

Play in the Street Night is Saturday in Garrison

It’s been a topic of discussion for quite some time – this past winter has seemed especially long. Spring, on the other hand, was almost elusive as local residents coped with lingering snow and cool temperatures.

Posted 5/19/11 (Thu) read more »

Garrison School Board stays on course with status quo vote

Melissa Rud and Karla Scheresky were re-elected Tuesday to three-year terms on the Garrison School Board.

Posted 5/19/11 (Thu) read more »

Garrison school salary negotiations begin

Garrison educators came in strong in the first round of salary negotiations. Garrison educators asked for an 8.5 percent and an 8 percent salary increase for the next two years, based on the 2011 Legislature’s intended disbursement of almost $500,000 in new dollars to the Garrison district.

Posted 5/12/11 (Thu) read more »

Road weary

That’s how McLean County officials describe the work that needs to be done to bring roads in the county back to a semblance of normal after this past winter.

Posted 5/12/11 (Thu) read more »

Bidders get set to work

About 20 contractors assembled last Thursday in the very garage that will soon be removed to make room for the new McLean County Courthouse.

Posted 5/05/11 (Thu) read more »

Paving to cost a pretty penny

Council members gasped. If the City of Garrison were to patch and overlay all 34 areas and streets marked as needing attention by Bechtold Paving officials in Minot, it would cost more than $450,000.

Posted 5/05/11 (Thu) read more »

Tennis court project contractors named

Groundwork will begin as soon as weather permits on two tennis courts in Garrison. The courts will be in northwest Garrison and adjacent to the swimming pool.

Posted 4/28/11 (Thu) read more »

Wouldn’t it be n’ice’

Consensus is that the indoor ice skating rink should be rebuilt. The question is – where?

Posted 4/28/11 (Thu) read more »

Street repairs to be expensive

The City of Garrison has budgeted $103,000 for street repairs this summer. It may sound like a lot, but with the amount of damage already seen around town, that amount is just a drop in the bucket.

Posted 4/21/11 (Thu) read more »