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Living on the edge of the bite

Slow and steady stays the course. And that’s probably how most residents in McLean County feel when it comes to oil activity as it encroaches into the county.

Posted 3/22/12 (Thu) read more »

Full-time kindergarten proposed at Garrison

Youngsters ready to enter kindergarten this fall at Garrison will hit the ground running.

Posted 3/15/12 (Thu) read more »

Marina slip rates decided

Boat owners who want to rent a slip at either marina at Fort Stevenson State Park, or Lewis and Clark State Park near Williston, can breathe a sigh of relief

Posted 3/15/12 (Thu) read more »

‘Stranger danger’ awareness

This past week, area youngsters were introduced to an important subject – stranger danger.

Posted 3/08/12 (Thu) read more »

E-mailing among officials riles commissioner

Julie Hudson-Schenfisch was on a mission. As a McLean County commissioner and a board member of the N.D. Association of Coal Conversion Counties, she repeated her message again and again: e-mailing among members was a violation of the open meetings law.

Posted 3/01/12 (Thu) read more »

‘Camper’ residents local asset

This winter there is a new phenomenon in the Garrison area – RV parks that are filled with camping trailers. Not only are the mobile structures on site, many are occupied – not a typical situation during the winter months.

Posted 3/01/12 (Thu) read more »

Generator purchase raises questions

The city’s recent purchase of a diesel generator has created more than one question.

Posted 2/23/12 (Thu) read more »

School bond vote delayed

It took just a few minutes for the Garrison School Board to decide Feb. 15 to postpone the bond election on additions and remodeling to both schools.

Posted 2/23/12 (Thu) read more »

Who's out there?

National media reports remind us daily that west-central North Dakota is changing. It’s reported that crime is on the upswing and sales of handgun and pepper spray are skyrocketing.

Posted 2/16/12 (Thu) read more »

To annex or not to annex

One hurdle has been cleared for patrons and landowners who want their property annexed to the Max School District from part of the Lewis & Clark North Shore School District.

Posted 2/16/12 (Thu) read more »