McLean County Independent News

The new county addresses that correlate with the 911 emergency system is pretty much ready to roll, with some residents already using their new addresses.

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Power outages may occur with little to no notice for the next few days due to extreme cold weather. This weather has led to regionwide electricity use that exceeds the amount of power stored.

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Giving Hearts Day brings in big bucks

It was a tough competition until the very end. But in a surprise upset, Chad Betz from RTC became the clear winner of the Pie in the Face competition sponsored by Garrison Bank and Trust on Giving Hearts Day last Thursday. 

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Ready, Aim, Shoot!
February 10, 2021

Ready, Aim, Shoot!

Brynn Iglehart, Brooklyn Smith and Chelsea Rime aim for the 3-D targets at the Buffalo Valley Archers Shoot in Riverdale on Saturday. The annual shoot takes place every year at the Riverdale High Lodge.

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For residents wondering about “When can I get my vaccine?” and the answer is unclear. 

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Fueled by community generosity, the Garrison Food Pantry had a year of distributing almost twice as much food to hungry families as originally expected.

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Don’t just stand there, bust a move

Last year, the Garrison Just for Kix program was in a state of flux.

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January 27, 2021

Flakes of Fury

Fort Stevenson State Park, in conjunction with Val’s Cyclery of Minot, hosted the Flakes of Fury Fat Tire Bike Race on Saturday.

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January 27, 2021

Cenex burns rubber

During a tough year for most of the United States when it came to retail sales, Garrison’s Cenex/Farmers Union Oil was a shining star. 

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Strong winds toppled trees
January 20, 2021

Strong winds toppled trees

Photo by Hunter Andes Last week a massive evergreen fell over on Covell Street in Plaza due to the high wind gust. According to the National Weather Service wind gusts were reported over 65 mph in Minot and 67 mph in Garrison in Jan. 13 and 14. 

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