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Curve ball thrown at campaign efforts

A meeting to inform a Garrison Chamber committee about a capital campaign to build a new resource center in Washburn took an unexpected turn Monday.

Posted 12/30/14 (Tue) read more »

Riverdale more or less mayor-less

The City of Riverdale is currently without a mayor again following the resignation of Mayor Marc Schulz at the end of the Monday, Dec. 8 council meeting in Riverdale.

Posted 12/23/14 (Tue) read more »

Max, Garrison set new bond vote dates

School officials at Garrison and Max will bring their respective school bond issues before patrons in February.

Posted 12/23/14 (Tue) read more »

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 »