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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 »

All we need is a mountain

If there was a Super Bowl of Snow, McLean County would be coming up on the playoffs.

Posted 1/21/09 (Wed) read more »

Corps replaces marina construction contractor

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Tuesday it is replacing the contractor working on the new Garrison Bay Marina at Fort Stevenson State Park.

Posted 1/14/09 (Wed) read more »

The never-ending task of snow removal

People can only shake their heads and say, "unbelievable," about this year's unusual weather.

Posted 1/14/09 (Wed) read more »