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Water to oil

The saying goes that oil and water don’t mix. But recently, thanks to a little intervention and coaxing by some coal being used to generate electricity, the two couldn’t be more of a perfect pair – especially at Great River Energy’s Coal Creek Station near Falkirk and Stanton Station in Mercer County.

Posted 2/12/14 (Wed) read more »

In the run

Four McLean County residents with connections to the sheriff’s department have obtained petitions seeking election to succeed Sheriff Don Charging.

Posted 2/12/14 (Wed) read more »

History on towers’ side

If the City of Garrison wants to move ahead with plans to erect a new water tower, it must first abide by guidelines recommended by the State Historical Society when it comes to the existing twin water towers.

Posted 2/05/14 (Wed) read more »

GRE: Economic impact felt throughout county

The twin stacks standing tall on the central North Dakota Prairie near Falkirk have become one of the many trademarks synonymous with McLean County.

Posted 2/05/14 (Wed) read more »

Ag show Feb. 5 in Garrison

Featured guest speaker for the 20th annual McLean County Ag Show will be Trent Loos, a nationally acclaimed radio personality.

Posted 1/29/14 (Wed) read more »

Accident injures speech team

A van carrying six members of the Garrison High Speech team, along with their coach, didn’t make it to its destination this past weekend.

Posted 1/29/14 (Wed) read more »

New spring event planned

Shhh, it’s a secret – at least for the time being.

Posted 1/22/14 (Wed) read more »

Don't send water our way

Concerned citizens filled the Douglas Senior Center Sunday afternoon. Many who arrived early read a handout with information about a proposed pipeline to transfer water from Rice Lake to Douglas Lake.

Posted 1/22/14 (Wed) read more »

McLean Manor has new owner

For the first time in nearly 50 years, Garrison’s McLean Manor will be owned by a local individual. Larry Trujillo, manager of the facility, is finalizing details for its purchase and effective Feb. 1, will become the Manor’s owner/operator.

Posted 1/15/14 (Wed) read more »

Hot topic: Cold classrooms

One of the hottest topics during a Garrison School Board committee meeting last week was heat – or lack thereof.

Posted 1/15/14 (Wed) read more »