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School building plans get another look

The phrase “no pain, no gain” took on new life at a meeting of a group of school board members last week.

Posted 9/15/11 (Thu) read more »

Kansas man part of local effort for half century

Lloyd Everett is thinking about retiring. If he does, he’ll end a career that has spanned six decades. Even though he hails from Kansas, Lloyd’s work as a custom harvester has been bringing him to the local area for more than 50 years.

Posted 9/08/11 (Thu) read more »

Harvest shows mixed bag

Area producers are continuing to harvest small grains as weather provides only slightly drier conditions than what has been seen over the growing season.

Posted 9/08/11 (Thu) read more »

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 »