McLean County Independent News

November 6, 2013

Hospital project endorsed

It was the late 1940s. Seeing a need to provide healthcare services to a growing Garrison community, area citizens joined forces to make that dream become a reality.

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Area residents who are (or will become) members of Better Living for Garrison, can look forward to a fun-filled annual meeting Sunday evening.

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October 30, 2013

Arikara Center opens

After several years of planning and construction, a unique building is open in White Shield.

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Three and a half years ago, Brian and Melissa Rensch had a dream. The birth of Jack and Sam, twin sons, brought a possibility that a fourth generation of Rensch "men" might someday operate Rensch Garage in Makoti.

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"Whiskey is for drinking, water for fighting." Those were the words of an observer at a state committee hearing Oct. 16 where testimony focused on land around Lake Sakakawea and Lake Oahe in North Dakota.

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The location for Garrison’s proposed new water tower has been narrowed to three.

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Tuesday evening, after the polls had closed for the evening, Garrison School Board members gathered to hear the results of a $5 million bond election.

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October 9, 2013

Buckling under pressure

Deciding what to do about a section of street in Aero Park at the Garrison Airport continues to be a work in progress. The street has deteriorated due to constant heavy truck use.

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Two of the prime targets that would be addressed if patrons approve a bond issue at Garrison school Tuesday will be the classroom crunch and safety of students and staff.

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September 26, 2013

Bond election: No new taxes

Addressing space and safety – all without increasing taxes. That's what Garrison school officials are touting as they propose additions at Bob Callies Elementary School and Garrison High School.

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