McLean County Independent News

In more than 20 years the Dickens Village Festival has seen about a dozen actors portray the ever so famous Ebenezer Scrooge in the Sakakawea Are Council for the Arts production of “A Christmas Carol.”

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November 15, 2017

A wider avenue

Council looks at expanding thoroughfare By ALYSSA ADAM For years, it has been coffee table conversation that Trooper Avenue could stand to be wider. Now, the Garrison City Council is trying to do something about it.

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November 15, 2017

Avoiding the laws

City tickets go unpaid By ALYSSA ADAM Getting caught speeding, running a traffic light or illegally parking results in citations when the offender is caught.

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What began as a 911 call of a reported robbery at the Garrison’s Dairy Queen, turned into two assailants being arrested on warrants.

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With the advent of another winter season in the northern plains comes the reality that snow, freezing rain and slippery roadways are coming.

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With the county’s current auditor eyeing retirement, commissioners took some time recently to weigh their options for filling the position.

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November 1, 2017

Up Up and Away

Garrison High School’s Advanced Biology class has been given the chance to be part of the University of North Dakota’s Near-Space Balloon Competition.

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October 25, 2017

Trail blazed

After years of planning, the Wilderness Park walking/hiking/biking trail is a reality. Crews with Bechtold Paving laid the groundwork and installed asphalt for the trail last week.

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October 25, 2017

Little relief for taxpayers

County taxpayers will likely feel little-to-no reprieve in 2018 property taxes, as belt tightening in local budgets was curbed by the elimination of a 12 percent State tax-relief credit.

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Businesses and area residents are being put on notice that they should be diligent when checking the legality of their money, no matter what denomination.

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