McLean County Independent News

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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The employees of Coal Creek Station and the Falkirk Mine didn’t get any extraordinary Christmas presents courtesy of Great River Energy, but McLean County State’s Attorney Ladd Erickson is still confident good things are right around the corner for the employees of the power plant and adjacent coal mine.

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Ice fishing ‘villages’ start to pop up

Photo by TYSON SMEDSTAD As Lake Audubon freezes over, small groups of ice fishing houses are beginning to form. Much of Lake Sakakawea remains open and is not safe for houses yet.

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January 6, 2021

Police chief gives update

Police Chief Travis Tesch drew criticism from one council member during his departmental update at the Garrison City Council meeting on Jan 5.

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First Night Hike brings in a crowd

It was a beautiful, star filled night for the Fort Stevenson’s First Day Hike. According to park manager Chad Trautman about 344 visitors registered for the hike. Gus Schaible enjoyed the lanterns that lit the path throughout the park.

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December 29, 2020

New Ag room project a go

Garrison Superintendent Nick Klemisch is working on more improvements at the school.

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COVID vaccine comes to Garrison and Washburn  

Garrison hospital is giving out COVID-19 vaccines to employees that would like it. 

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Spreading holiday cheer
December 22, 2020

Spreading holiday cheer

Max High School’s choir recorded their concert to be streamed for family and friends to enjoy.

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December 22, 2020

A joyous time recalled 

50 years ago, Garrison’s well-known Kyle Giffey, owner of Giffey’s Yard & Garden Center and Kyle’s Katering, took part in an adventure that he would remember for a lifetime. 

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New Max co-op looks promising

Max partnering with South Prairie for the next three years Max student athletes could be playing part-time as Royals and part-time as Cossacks next year.

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