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Garrison Fire Department dispatched to oil well fire

It’s something Garrison firefighters didn’t expect to hear – at least for a few years anyway. But when county dispatch directed the Garrison Fire Department to respond to an oil well fire west of Garrison at 12:25 p.m., Dec. 12, a number of firemen took a deep breath, fearing they were about to experience something they had only given a fleeting thought to.

Posted 12/23/13 (Mon) read more »

Lending an ear to constituents

The future of the country and debt burden that will be passed on to future generations is on the mind of one Garrison area couple. It’s also a concern for North Dakota Congressman Kevin Cramer.

Posted 12/18/13 (Wed) read more »

County law enforcement going high tech

The McLean County Sheriff’s Department will soon have state and federal policies at its fingertip.

Posted 12/18/13 (Wed) read more »

Property tax statements mailed

McLean County property owners should have received in the mail this past week their annual tax statement from the county auditor’s office. Do you have yours yet?

Posted 12/11/13 (Wed) read more »

Which way to turn?

Guidance from the state’s Economic Development and Finance Division director this past week could go a long way in giving the ad hoc Vision West Committee direction as it plots its future in the county.

Posted 12/11/13 (Wed) read more »

McLean rejoins coal counties

McLean County is back on board with the Coal Conversion Counties.

Posted 12/04/13 (Wed) read more »

Free water?

City officials are claiming a theft of services by the McLean Manor.

Posted 12/04/13 (Wed) read more »

Life, sunny side up

Garrison residents, Keith and Jean Witt, would like to see an Optimist Club established in Garrison.

Posted 11/26/13 (Tue) read more »

Let us entertain you

The 20th annual edition of Garrison’s Dickens Village Festival begins this weekend. The three weekend event will conclude Dec. 14. Highlights of this weekend’s festival – the only one that includes a Sunday – center around entertainment and a few special events. Friday

Posted 11/26/13 (Tue) read more »

Accident claims two near Max

A Ryder youth who was attending Max School, and a Minot woman died this past weekend when the car they were in went off a gravel road, overturned and came to rest in a slough.

Posted 11/20/13 (Wed) read more »