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Derby time

It’s time to launch the boats. Anglers are ready to take to the waters of Lake Sakakawea in hopes of being in the right place at the right time, using the right kind of bait and having a little bit of luck.

Posted 7/14/11 (Thu) read more »

Makoti to celebrate a century

Makoti became a town 100 years ago, and its community will celebrate that fact this weekend.

Posted 7/06/11 (Wed) read more »

Ice will be nice

It was beginning to look like it would be a long cold winter. Plans to advance rebuilding the indoor ice rink in Garrison seemed to slow like water freezing on a flag pole at -32 below.

Posted 7/06/11 (Wed) read more »

Staff receives pay increases

The school’s two remaining administrators will receive pay increases for the 2011-12 school year.

Posted 6/30/11 (Thu) read more »

MEC bills to be ‘rounded up’

Members of McLean Electric Cooperative will soon be paying more for their electric power. The increase is not due to a rate increase, however; it is by choice.

Posted 6/30/11 (Thu) read more »

Garrison High School principal resigns

You could have heard a pin drop. No one knew the announcement was coming. But when Superintendent Steve Brannan said high school Principal Darwin Routledge had given his verbal resignation Tuesday, board members were left dumbfounded.

Posted 6/22/11 (Wed) read more »

School building project stalls

At the recommendation of the Building and Grounds Committee, Garrison School Board members agreed now is not the time to move forward with expansion projects at the high school and elementary school.

Posted 6/22/11 (Wed) read more »

Rink location not set

The location for the replacement indoor skating rink is not set in stone – just yet. It appeared that the location for the new indoor facility was determined by a vote of the Garrison City Council Monday night, June 6. The council voted unanimously by roll call vote.

Posted 6/16/11 (Thu) read more »

State Park busy

“It’s been a wild, wild spring and it looks like its going to continue into summer.” That’s the word from Dick Messerly, manager of Fort Stevenson State Park.

Posted 6/16/11 (Thu) read more »

The saga of the spillway

For the first time in the 57-year history of the Garrison Dam, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers opened spillway gates June 1 to drain flood waters from Lake Sakakawea into the Missouri River.

Posted 6/09/11 (Thu) read more »