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Readying for the first bell

When students arrive for class in about three weeks at both school campuses in Garrison, they will, like in previous years, be greeted by school officials, welcoming them back.

Posted 8/01/13 (Thu) read more »

Hospital emergency needs rising

Garrison Memorial Hospital has seen a 20 percent jump in emergency room calls over the last few years. Despite the increase, Tod Graeber, hospital administrator, said emergency care continues to be provided in a single room with two beds.

Posted 7/24/13 (Wed) read more »

Hummel resigns from board

Effective the end of July, the Garrison School Board will be short two members. During the regular board meeting Tuesday, Duane Hummel, board president, submitted his resignation.

Posted 7/24/13 (Wed) read more »

Fishing Hall to induct pair

After an eight-year hiatus, the North Dakota Fishing Hall of Fame Board of Directors will induct two members to elite club of those who can call themselves Fishing Hall of Fame members.

Posted 7/18/13 (Thu) read more »

Denied: Request for disposal site nixed

There will be no oil field waste dumpsite in McLean County – at least for now.

Posted 7/18/13 (Thu) read more »

Area vehicles stolen

McLean County authorities are reminding county residents to remove their keys from vehicles following a recent incident in the Garrison area that saw two local vehicles stolen.

Posted 7/11/13 (Thu) read more »

It’s crunch time for rentals

A request by Garrison’s economic development arm to ease the rental housing crunch in the community received a tepid response from city officials this past week.

Posted 7/11/13 (Thu) read more »

Plant getting new look

It’s a skeleton of what it once was, but in a few months, the Snake Creek Pumping Plant will have a brand new look about it.

Posted 7/03/13 (Wed) read more »

Lagoons get a closer look

Is Garrison’s present waste water system adequate, or is it time to consider expansion?

Posted 7/03/13 (Wed) read more »

Salary packages a wrap

Another year of salary negotiations is over. Steve Brannan, Garrison school superintendent, and Jennifer Bowerman, business manager, received a 6 percent raise at Monday evening’s board meeting.

Posted 6/27/13 (Thu) read more »