McLean County Independent News

Garrison recognized with Main Street award

Gov. Doug Burgum today announced Garrison is being recognized with the Main Street Excellence Award for their work on their Main Street. The 2018 Main Street Awards honor communities that show excellence in elevating the three pillars of the Main Street Initiative.

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September 19, 2018

Property taxes take a hike

Property taxes going to Garrison school will increase next year, it was confirmed at a tax levy meeting Sept. 12. The increase will amount to about $16.16 a year on a house valued at $100,000.

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To build or not to build? And how will the new White Shield Ambulance Service impact the Garrison ambulance’s bottom line and ability to build or thrive in its services?

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September 12, 2018

Bring on the corn

Aw Shucks! Corn Fest was, as always, a great way to wrap up the Summer and roll into Fall.

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If there was a component missing in the previous school bond elections, it might have been the silent majority.

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Rural water district continues to grow at 25 years

Garrison Rural Water District is all grown up. At 25 years old, the district supports 727 meters, has two new reservoir facilities west and east of the city and has three employees.

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There wasn’t a big clap of thunder or a strike of lightning to announce that Camp of the Cross Fellowship Center is nearly ready for occupancy.

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“This is not coming from the administration.” That’s the message Supt. Nick Klemisch wanted to make loud and clear when he responded to questions about petitions that are being circulated by community leaders.

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A township many people may consider no-man’s-land was a bustling place 100 years ago.

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For those stepping up to serve their community, county or school, it’s not all a labor of love without a financial reward.

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