McLean County Independent News

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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January 22, 2014

New spring event planned

Shhh, it’s a secret – at least for the time being.

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January 15, 2014

Hot topic: Cold classrooms

One of the hottest topics during a Garrison School Board committee meeting last week was heat – or lack thereof.

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