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County school enrollments on upswing

Schools in McLean County, as well as McClusky and Lewis and Clark North Shore (Makoti and Plaza), are bucking the trend of declining enrollments around the state.

Posted 9/01/11 (Thu) read more »

Growth spurs housing activity

New homes, bustling activity on Main Street, full motel rooms, other construction projects abound.

Posted 9/01/11 (Thu) read more »

Sakakawea RV expanding

It’s no secret that the housing situation in the area is tight. Due to limited housing options, Sakakawea RV Park, just south of Garrison, is in the midst of an expansion project.

Posted 8/25/11 (Thu) read more »

Plan A – keep the family together

Bump! The bump, not audible, is an increase in the number of students attending school in Garrison.

Posted 8/25/11 (Thu) read more »

Enrollment grows

When the Garrison School opens its doors for a new year on Monday, it will see an influx of new students – to the tune of nearly 50.

Posted 8/17/11 (Wed) read more »

School bond issue imminent

It’s full steam ahead on school building improvements that for the time being won’t cost the taxpayers anything extra. But that’s just until a bond issue can get a pass from the voters.

Posted 8/17/11 (Wed) read more »

EPA approves permit for Makoti refinery

The Environmental Protection Agency has approved a key permit for the proposed petroleum refinery on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation near Makoti.

Posted 8/11/11 (Thu) read more »

BLFG to hear 2nd proposal for community foundation

A second proposal to affiliate a community foundation in Garrison with a larger non-profit 501(c)3 organization in the state was scheduled to be submitted at a public meeting of Better Living for Garrison, Inc., on Wednesday of this week.

Posted 8/11/11 (Thu) read more »

Ice rink won’t be built by pool

Among the first orders of business during Monday’s Garrison City Council meeting was an unsuccessful attempt by park board members to have a recent council decision reversed.

Posted 8/04/11 (Thu) read more »

Plans revealed for business expansion

The face of Max’s business district changed last week when the Max Cafe building was moved to the east end of Main Street.

Posted 8/04/11 (Thu) read more »