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Corps, county weigh oil’s impending impact

How will the increase in oil and gas activity affect McLean County – more specifically, around Lake Sakakawea?

Posted 3/11/10 (Thu) read more »

Order in the court

District Court has found a new home in the Memorial Building in Washburn since county commissioners last week decided that parts of the McLean County Courthouse would no longer be used until further decisions could be made about the future of the building.

Posted 3/11/10 (Thu) read more »

Impasse over, teacher contracts issued

The fat lady sang. It was a one line chorus signaling the end of contract negotiations with Garrison teachers.

Posted 3/03/10 (Wed) read more »

Commission to vacate original courthouse

It’s official. The process to close down the original McLean County Courthouse structure has begun.

Posted 3/03/10 (Wed) read more »

New water treatment process begins Monday

Conversion to a chloramine disinfection method for the city and rural water distribution system will begin Monday.

Posted 2/25/10 (Thu) read more »

Courthouse hazardous to health?

The public often criticizes government for being slow to react.

Posted 2/25/10 (Thu) read more »

Garrison lays out plans for 2010-11 school year

It’s time to look ahead at Garrison School.

Posted 2/17/10 (Wed) read more »

Lake homes getting new addresses

Tim Stockdill, a resident of LakeView Estates southeast of Garrison, has lived at the same location for the past 30 years.

Posted 2/17/10 (Wed) read more »

Garrison man sentenced

A Garrison man has been sentenced to serve six years and six months in federal prison for his part in a voluntary manslaughter case that took place in White Shield Dec. 10, 2008.

Posted 2/10/10 (Wed) read more »

Burning coal is a hot topic

Before the first truckload of soil was removed from the area that has become the new Garrison Bay Marina, the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers knew that coal would be unearthed.

Posted 2/10/10 (Wed) read more »