McLean County Independent News

Following the final big storm of June, Garrison and the surrounding area were littered with debris with the Roseglen area seeing field flooding.

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In the wake of the fifth failed bond election for Garrison Schools, the Garrison School Board is preparing for the first band aid of many.

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Administrators hung their heads in defeat as the results for the Garrison School District bond referendum election were read.

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Camp of the Cross Ministries welcomed three international counselors to its shores last month.

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There wasn’t a dull moment at the most recent meeting of the Garrison Park Board. From the condition the contractor left the park’s new bathrooms in, to the conduct of the lifeguards at the Garrison Swimming Pool, the June 13 meeting became heated at times.

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Cheryl McCullough had one concern on her mind when she attended the final informational meeting last week about the upcoming school bond election: security.

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Garrison’s City Council recently voted to renew the police contract it has with McLean County for approximately $158,000. Garrison will pay the county approximately $3,000 more this year than last, or about two percent more.

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As the level of Lake Sakakawea rose, so did the number of phone calls to the Riverdale U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' office during the past week.

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Lines of stock trailers and vehicles belonging to volunteers packed an area of the Breuer ranch Saturday. The smell of burnt hair wafted through the air and the bellows from concerned cows, separated from their calves, could be heard at vast distances.

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June 6, 2018

Officer on hold

County officials are hitting the brakes on creating a cost-share school resource officer position for Garrison Public School, letting the idea simmer while 2019 budgets are prepared.

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