McLean County Independent News

The first in a series of hearings on a proposed land transfer to the Three Affiliated Tribes and other "excess" U.S. Army Corps of Engineers land will be March 4 in New Town and Garrison and March 7 in Beulah.

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February 19, 2014

Supremacists in Underwood

There is no special city meeting scheduled to discuss the "white supremacists" that have moved to Underwood. And no, nobody has been forbidden from attending St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Underwood.

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February 19, 2014

Emergency service ed.

It was a CliffsNotes version of emergency medical training, but the 90-minute presentation to more than 15 Garrison High School students this past Friday is just what members of the Garrison-Max Ambulance Service hope will entice new people to consider serving on the department, or consider a health care profession.

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February 12, 2014

In the run

Four McLean County residents with connections to the sheriff’s department have obtained petitions seeking election to succeed Sheriff Don Charging.

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February 12, 2014

Water to oil

The saying goes that oil and water don’t mix. But recently, thanks to a little intervention and coaxing by some coal being used to generate electricity, the two couldn’t be more of a perfect pair – especially at Great River Energy’s Coal Creek Station near Falkirk and Stanton Station in Mercer County.

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The twin stacks standing tall on the central North Dakota Prairie near Falkirk have become one of the many trademarks synonymous with McLean County.

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February 5, 2014

History on towers’ side

If the City of Garrison wants to move ahead with plans to erect a new water tower, it must first abide by guidelines recommended by the State Historical Society when it comes to the existing twin water towers.

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A van carrying six members of the Garrison High Speech team, along with their coach, didn’t make it to its destination this past weekend.

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January 29, 2014

Ag show Feb. 5 in Garrison

Featured guest speaker for the 20th annual McLean County Ag Show will be Trent Loos, a nationally acclaimed radio personality.

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January 22, 2014

Don't send water our way

Concerned citizens filled the Douglas Senior Center Sunday afternoon. Many who arrived early read a handout with information about a proposed pipeline to transfer water from Rice Lake to Douglas Lake.

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