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Proposed land transfer to tribe heats up

For the first time in nine years, a state agency is again going on record as being concerned about a possible transfer of thousands of acres that could be transferred to the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation.

Posted 9/05/13 (Thu) read more »

Infrastructure coming to northeast lots

Everything is in place to advertise for bids for infrastructure for all 22 lots in the Bicentennial Addition, or also known as lots owned by Three-Mile High LLC.

Posted 9/05/13 (Thu) read more »

EPA developing oil spill response plan

Steve Way won’t use the word catastrophic or disaster when he talks about a potentially large oil spill on Lake Sakakawea. But he admitted that a large scale release is a matter of “when, not if.”

Posted 8/29/13 (Thu) read more »

It’s like gold

As McLean County department heads present their proposed budgets to commissioners, the common denominator seems to be cost. Everything keeps going up. That’s probably most evident in the highway department budget.

Posted 8/29/13 (Thu) read more »

Water tower study approved

A piece of the Garrison water system pie has been cut and served to Moore Engineering. Garrison City Council members, during a special meeting this past Thursday, took the first steps to add additional water storage, hiring the firm to do the preliminary engineering for a water tower project.

Posted 8/22/13 (Thu) read more »

Garrison sees enrollment hike

Principals at each of the two Garrison schools had good news to share at Tuesday’s Garrison School Board meeting. Shelly Fuller, elementary principal, said 19 new students had enrolled in grades K-6, bringing first day enrollment to 195. She said an additional 33 students were enrolled in the school’s preschool program.

Posted 8/22/13 (Thu) read more »

Maki, Frost join school board

The Garrison School Board found itself in an unusual situation Monday evening. After advertising two open positions on the board, it had letters of interest from three candidates.

Posted 8/14/13 (Wed) read more »

Bond issue resurfaces

A $5 million bond issue will come before patrons of the Garrison School District Oct. 8. The proposal offers what board members consider a good bang for the buck.

Posted 8/14/13 (Wed) read more »

White Shield grievances heard

The first step has been taken and a hurdle cleared. But the biggest hurdle remains for the White Shield School Board and the White Shield Board of Education, and the clock is ticking.

Posted 8/08/13 (Thu) read more »

Council swims in water issues

Facts and figures were flying at Monday night’s meeting of the Garrison City Council. The information provided by Randy Wall had aldermen’s heads spinning.

Posted 8/08/13 (Thu) read more »