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Bond election costs explained

When Garrison voters head to the polls Nov. 13, they will be voting on a $9 million school bond issue. If it passes by more than the required 60 percent majority, taxpayers will see higher taxes beginning in 2013 on their homes and property.

Posted 11/01/12 (Thu) read more »

School plans outlined

A diverse group – from young to seniors, from teachers to former board members – turned out Monday evening to learn more about the Nov. 13 bond election to remodel and build on the two Garrison schools.

Posted 10/25/12 (Thu) read more »

Corps considers transfer to state of some rec sites

Since the Garrison Dam was completed in 1954, most of the land around Lake Sakakawea was overseen by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Posted 10/25/12 (Thu) read more »

Ballots coming in

The General Election is still about three weeks off, but already about half of the eligible voters in McLean County have or will be casting their ballot via the Vote-by-Mail method.

Posted 10/18/12 (Thu) read more »

Bond election meeting Monday

A pitch was made Tuesday evening to get as many people as possible to attend a meeting to launch the marketing of a $9 million school bond election.

Posted 10/18/12 (Thu) read more »

Peavey elevator to come down

A landmark in Garrison’s skyline that has stood for decades will soon be no more. The Peavey elevator is scheduled for demolition.

Posted 10/11/12 (Thu) read more »

Details form on bond issue

The same day Velva will host a grand opening on its new school addition, dozens of people will gather 65 miles away to discuss what to take to voters for a Nov. 13 $9 million bond election.

Posted 10/11/12 (Thu) read more »

Garbage provider chosen

Waste Management will be the new garbage service provider for Garrison, beginning Jan. 1.

Posted 10/04/12 (Thu) read more »

Bond issue advanced

It’s time to get the ball rolling, bringing a bond issue before the patrons of the Garrison School District.

Posted 10/04/12 (Thu) read more »

Controlled burn policy explained

Dry and windy – it’s a perfect combination for fires to quickly spread out of control.

Posted 9/27/12 (Thu) read more »