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Pipe bomb reported east of Garrison

What could have been deadly wasn’t. But a report of a pipe bomb six miles east of Garrison Sunday evening brought the Minot bomb squad, a robot to attempt detonation and a brief shutdown of Hwy. 37.

Posted 6/27/13 (Thu) read more »

Passing the buck

The McLean County Planning and Zoning Board decided to leave it up to the McLean County Commissioners whether or not to allow Great River Energy to modify one of its inactive waste pits into a special waste landfill that would accept oil field waste.

Posted 6/20/13 (Thu) read more »

Retiring Old Glory

Members of Garrison’s Hugh P. Minehan Post 49 American Legion held a flag disposal ceremony Monday evening in the Garrison City Park. Six flags were disposed of at the conclusion of the retirement ceremony.

Posted 6/20/13 (Thu) read more »

Flood emergency

His voice was quiet, but his message rang loud and clear.

Posted 6/13/13 (Thu) read more »

Clock is ticking

A month ago, it was too dry. Now, it’s too wet. And with each passing day, the planting clock keeps ticking. One more idle day is one day closer to fall.

Posted 6/06/13 (Thu) read more »

Planting delays worry producers

When one nears Butte from the west, the view to the east is one of grandeur.

Posted 6/06/13 (Thu) read more »

Mapping plan pondered

Want to determine who is at risk if a hazardous spill occurs in the county or find out whose property is within a matter of inches?

Posted 5/30/13 (Thu) read more »

Teacher pay settled

Garrison teachers will receive a 5 percent salary increase plus an extra $500, it was decided at a meeting of educators and board members May 22.

Posted 5/30/13 (Thu) read more »

Local groups benefit from ‘Hunger’ campaign

The efforts of Garrison Farmer’s Union Elevator/CHS will benefit two local organizations.

Posted 5/23/13 (Thu) read more »

$5 million project gets green light

A $5 million fall bond election for remodeling and additions at the elementary and high schools received unanimous board approval at a Garrison School Board meeting Tuesday evening.

Posted 5/23/13 (Thu) read more »