McLean County Independent News

The Garrison Fire Department has a full slate of activities planned to celebrate National Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 8-14.

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September 27, 2017

Finding common ground

BY STU MERRY Finding common ground, that's the hope of Mayor Shannon Jeff ers and general manager of the Garrison Rural Water District, Marty Dahl. Jeff ers and Dahl were guests at Monday's Garrison Chamber of Commerce Governmental Aff airs Committee meeting.

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The McLean County Commissioners took out their black pens Monday morning in an effort to keep the county in the black for the upcoming year, making about $612,000 in budget cuts.

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September 20, 2017

Phone call causes big stir

A short exchange on a cell phone caused quite a commotion Friday and now the caller is in hot water.

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September 13, 2017

Bringing care & hope

ER. Two letters that speak volumes all by themselves. It can be the scariest place, yet, it can be the most comforting to someone in need of emergency medical attention.

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September 13, 2017

Board debates hospital lots

Should the Garrison-Max Rural Ambulance District purchase two lots from CHI St. Alexius Health? If the price is right, board members said, “you bet.”

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September 6, 2017

Hats for Harvey

With Hurricane Harvey not only taking a toll on Texans physically and emotionally, it’s also hurting people’s hearts around the nation. Garrison High School wants to show its support and help Texas in its time of need.

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Following the devastating destruction in Texas, Garrison Schools found a way to get involved in the relief effort.

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Driving along the countryside of North Dakota, it’s a common sight to see old, deteriorating vehicles in fields and tree rows, parked for many years.

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Steady stays the course for schools throughout McLean County. Enrollment remains stable as the 2017-18 school year begins.

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