McLean County Independent News

White Shield school hosts open house

The open house at White Shield School last week commemorated a journey littered with challenges and shone a spotlight on a community dedicated to educating its youth.

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Garrison Superintendent Nick Klemisch told the school board cross country skis provided an opportunity to nurture the school’s relationship with Fort Stevenson State Park, as well as more outdoor recreation for all citizens. During the meeting last Tuesday night, the board agreed.

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Max FFA  ‘Chapter of the Day’ at districts

What do study binders, blue corduroy jackets and hard work equal? It equals back to back to back to back to back to back to back “Chapter of the Day” for the Max FFA Chapter.

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A community threat assessment of Garrison’s trees was done recently and park board discussed the results and the subsequent grant received called North Dakota Forestry Service America the Beautiful Tree Planting for new boulevard and park trees.

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Some areas of Garrison High School aren’t compliant with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations, even by 1950s standards.

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City council keeps Garrison on cutting edge technology

There are only two electric car charging stations in North Dakota and the next closest are in South Dakota, city auditor Diane Affeldt told city council at their meeting Monday evening.

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As the weather gives way to cooler temperatures, Dickens Village Festival committee is heating up as they begin to finalize plans for this year’s 25th celebration of the annual event.

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Many eggs and one basket
September 26, 2018

Many eggs and one basket

Time tangibly slows down when driving down the windy dirt road to Season Parlier’s house. Sounds of modern life fade away as clucking chickens and moos of a milk cow take over.

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September 19, 2018

Property taxes take a hike

Property taxes going to Garrison school will increase next year, it was confirmed at a tax levy meeting Sept. 12. The increase will amount to about $16.16 a year on a house valued at $100,000.

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Garrison recognized with Main Street award

Gov. Doug Burgum today announced Garrison is being recognized with the Main Street Excellence Award for their work on their Main Street. The 2018 Main Street Awards honor communities that show excellence in elevating the three pillars of the Main Street Initiative.

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