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Cracking down on crime

McLean County will have to dig into its own pocket to help pay the salaries of two new law enforcement officers after county commissioners approved advertising for two full-time deputies.

Posted 11/13/13 (Wed) read more »

Hospital project endorsed

It was the late 1940s. Seeing a need to provide healthcare services to a growing Garrison community, area citizens joined forces to make that dream become a reality.

Posted 11/06/13 (Wed) read more »

SAVE water towers?

Could Garrison’s trademark twin water towers be historical enough to be preserved? The city council learned Monday night that the state Historical Society would like to take a closer look at the two storage tanks before any work is done on a new above ground water storage facility.

Posted 11/06/13 (Wed) read more »

Arikara Center opens

After several years of planning and construction, a unique building is open in White Shield.

Posted 10/30/13 (Wed) read more »

BLFG meeting agenda includes dinner, laughs

Area residents who are (or will become) members of Better Living for Garrison, can look forward to a fun-filled annual meeting Sunday evening.

Posted 10/30/13 (Wed) read more »

State weighs in on proposed land transfer

"Whiskey is for drinking, water for fighting." Those were the words of an observer at a state committee hearing Oct. 16 where testimony focused on land around Lake Sakakawea and Lake Oahe in North Dakota.

Posted 10/23/13 (Wed) read more »

Makoti’s Rensch Garage to close

Three and a half years ago, Brian and Melissa Rensch had a dream. The birth of Jack and Sam, twin sons, brought a possibility that a fourth generation of Rensch "men" might someday operate Rensch Garage in Makoti.

Posted 10/23/13 (Wed) read more »

Towering question: Council mulls location

The location for Garrison’s proposed new water tower has been narrowed to three.

Posted 10/17/13 (Thu) read more »

Buckling under pressure

Deciding what to do about a section of street in Aero Park at the Garrison Airport continues to be a work in progress. The street has deteriorated due to constant heavy truck use.

Posted 10/09/13 (Wed) read more »

Unofficial results: Bond Issue fails

Tuesday evening, after the polls had closed for the evening, Garrison School Board members gathered to hear the results of a $5 million bond election.

Posted 10/09/13 (Wed) read more »