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Don't send water our way

Concerned citizens filled the Douglas Senior Center Sunday afternoon. Many who arrived early read a handout with information about a proposed pipeline to transfer water from Rice Lake to Douglas Lake.

Posted 1/22/14 (Wed) read more »

McLean Manor has new owner

For the first time in nearly 50 years, Garrison’s McLean Manor will be owned by a local individual. Larry Trujillo, manager of the facility, is finalizing details for its purchase and effective Feb. 1, will become the Manor’s owner/operator.

Posted 1/15/14 (Wed) read more »

Hot topic: Cold classrooms

One of the hottest topics during a Garrison School Board committee meeting last week was heat – or lack thereof.

Posted 1/15/14 (Wed) read more »

To save or not to save

Garrison city officials are taking with a grain of salt a report that suggests the city’s twin water towers could be of historical value and should be preserved.

Posted 1/08/14 (Wed) read more »

Extreme cold

One characteristic of North Dakota weather is that it is subject to change – sometimes quickly and dramatically.

Posted 1/08/14 (Wed) read more »

Cattle confiscated

McLean County authorities and the North Dakota Stockmen’s Association continue to investigate an alleged abuse of livestock in the Butte area.

Posted 12/30/13 (Mon) read more »

There’s no place like home

Just a few months ago, the Garrison Convention and Visitors Bureau was part of the first ever KXMC Fall Sports Show. While the show was small, the interest shown in Garrison by those who stopped left those who staffed the booth with smiles on their faces.

Posted 12/30/13 (Mon) read more »

Dahl to lead Garrison’s chamber

When the calendar page turns at the end of the month, Karen Araya will have completed her term as 2013 Garrison Chamber of Commerce president.

Posted 12/23/13 (Mon) read more »

Garrison Fire Department dispatched to oil well fire

It’s something Garrison firefighters didn’t expect to hear – at least for a few years anyway. But when county dispatch directed the Garrison Fire Department to respond to an oil well fire west of Garrison at 12:25 p.m., Dec. 12, a number of firemen took a deep breath, fearing they were about to experience something they had only given a fleeting thought to.

Posted 12/23/13 (Mon) read more »

Lending an ear to constituents

The future of the country and debt burden that will be passed on to future generations is on the mind of one Garrison area couple. It’s also a concern for North Dakota Congressman Kevin Cramer.

Posted 12/18/13 (Wed) read more »