McLean County Independent News

August 23, 2017

A change of perspective

Desks in straight rows, students told to sit down, be quiet, look straight ahead. This is the image seen when walking into most classrooms across the nation. Garrison isn’t much different. As of now.

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August 23, 2017

Just Livin’ the Dream

Two big events are taking place at Fort Stevenson State Park, Saturday – the 5th Annual Fort Stevenson Regatta and the ever popular Garrison Chamber of Commerce’s Beach Party.

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“It all comes down to liability issues.” Those are the words of Laura Hellebush, Parks and Recreation Department chairman, as she talked about the issue of dogs in the City Park.

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August 16, 2017

It’s a wrap for CANDISC

Whether they had ridden for one year, 10 or all 25, it was a bittersweet ending to an era for all participants of Cycling Around North Dakota in Sakakawea Country.

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August 9, 2017

Eliminating the unknown

The City of Garrison is taking a step into the future. Monday, council members voted to move ahead and purchase a geographic information system.

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Subdivision development continues strong in McLean County. At their recent meeting, county commissioners followed recommendations by the Planning and Zoning Commission to OK two more.

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August 2, 2017

Water ski show Saturday

Club de Skinautique is back. Its performance promises excitement at Garrison Bay in Fort Stevenson State Park

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July 26, 2017

Drought worsens

Fourteen counties, including McLean, Mountrail and Ward, are now said to have attained exceptional drought status.

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While approaching the livestock barns at the North Dakota State Fair, a large crowd is heard cheering and laughing.

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With over half of the state facing extreme drought conditions, local ranchers are growing more and more desperate for rain, and for hope.

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