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JM Grain receives marketing grant

For the past several years, a Garrison company has courted customers in far-off lands,

Posted 2/25/09 (Wed) read more »

Committee recommends third party for teacher negotiations

If Garrison School Board officials agree, a third party will be used to negotiate a contract between the board and Garrison Teachers Association (GEA).

Posted 2/18/09 (Wed) read more »

Riverdale council officials walk out

The City of Riverdale is short a pair of council members and an auditor following a heated debate over a rental matter.

Posted 2/18/09 (Wed) read more »

Corps: Sakakawea to rise five feet

Corps of Engineers officials in Omaha predict Lake Sakakawea will peak this summer at 1829 mean se level. The big lake currently sits at about 1824 msl.

Posted 2/11/09 (Wed) read more »

Snowfall - it's a record!

The winter of 2008-2009 just made the record book. As of 8 a.m. Wednesday morning, snowfall in Garrison officially surpassed the total received a decade earlier.

Posted 2/11/09 (Wed) read more »

Snow removal funding requests submitted for McLean County

The incoming compliments have far outweighed the complaints from McLean County residents in regard to the snow removal by the county highway department. That is the word from county commissioners during their Feb. 3 meeting.

Posted 2/04/09 (Wed) read more »

Dream leads to potential for life-saving invention

A "dream" a former Garrison man had while flying back to North Dakota from a seminar in Georgia should make testing for toxic gas a whole lot simpler.

Posted 2/04/09 (Wed) read more »

'Friends' group works toward more paved roads to lake

If the Friends of Lake Sakakawea has its way, there will be 42 more miles of paved roads leading to the lake.

Posted 1/28/09 (Wed) read more »

Water system getting upgrade

A better, higher quality and more abundant water supply.

Posted 1/28/09 (Wed) read more »

Snow emergency declared

Last week, after dealing with an estimated 80 inches of snow in some areas of the county, the McLean County Board of Commissioners became one of the five counties and one city to officially declare a state of snow emergency.

Posted 1/21/09 (Wed) read more »