McLean County Independent News

October 22, 2014

Drug Task Force expands

Increases in drug use and drug-related crime in the state since the start of the latest oil boom has made local and state law enforcement officials take notice.

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October 22, 2014

Bond election nears

In less than two weeks voters will head to the poll to cast their ballots in the General Election. While there are numerous state and county posts to be determined as well as eight measures, one issue has a particular local focus for Garrison – the school bond issue.

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A routine traffic stop for exhibition and reckless driving in Garrison city limits this past Saturday turned into a full-blown chase that included a manhunt and theft of a motor vehicle.

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October 15, 2014

Visitor center progressing

With winter approaching, crews continue work on the new visitor center and administrative building at Fort Stevenson State Park.

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October 8, 2014

Sticker shock

More steps have been taken toward a new water tower and infrastructure upgrades for the City of Garrison.

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Two new categories will be added to the building permit fee structure for the City of Garrison.

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October 1, 2014

County budget discussed

A public hearing, hosted by the McLean County Board of Commissioners, took place Sept. 23, with several taxpayers and department leaders in attendance.

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Placement of rip rap along the north embankment of Garrison Bay Marina at Fort Stevenson State Park and replacement of the park’s restroom and shower facilities are among numerous projects proposed by Governor Jack Dalrymple.

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September 24, 2014

Candidates speak up

Five candidates who are seeking election to two county seats fielded questions from the public Monday evening.

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September 24, 2014

Ballot applications mailed

While political ads have already begun filling various forms of media, the run up to the November General Election has begun in earnest in McLean County.

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