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Whose land is it anyway?

Two meetings about whether land around Lake Sakakawea and Lake Oahe should be transferred to someone other than the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers came with different responses.

Posted 3/05/14 (Wed) read more »

Land transfer hearing March 4

The first in a series of hearings on a proposed land transfer to the Three Affiliated Tribes and other "excess" U.S. Army Corps of Engineers land will be March 4 in New Town and Garrison and March 7 in Beulah.

Posted 2/26/14 (Wed) read more »

Snowmobilers found

With a gathering of concern, panic, and faith, members of the communities of Washburn, Turtle Lake, Mercer and surrounding towns, stepped back from their daily routines to listen and look for information on missing men from their home communities or where relatives of the men lived.

Posted 2/26/14 (Wed) read more »

Emergency service ed.

It was a CliffsNotes version of emergency medical training, but the 90-minute presentation to more than 15 Garrison High School students this past Friday is just what members of the Garrison-Max Ambulance Service hope will entice new people to consider serving on the department, or consider a health care profession.

Posted 2/19/14 (Wed) read more »

Supremacists in Underwood

There is no special city meeting scheduled to discuss the "white supremacists" that have moved to Underwood. And no, nobody has been forbidden from attending St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Underwood.

Posted 2/19/14 (Wed) read more »

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 »