McLean County Independent News

March 21, 2013

Waste site opposed

Their voices rang loud and clear throughout the Ralph Wells Memorial Complex: “Get the hell out.”

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March 21, 2013

Boom divides reservation

The shale-oil boom in North Dakota gave the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Indians here the chance to become some of the wealthiest tribes in U.S. history.

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March 14, 2013

Outside looking in

What does 2013 hold in store for oil production in McLean County? Compared to recent years, it’s stacking up to be much quieter.

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All actions approved by the McLean County Planning and Zoning board in its last meeting were recently approved of by the McLean County commission.

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March 7, 2013

Ice rink for rent

Garrison will soon have a new location to offer groups or individuals a place to host a wide variety of activities.

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An idea to draw water from the city’s aquifer to irrigate the baseball and football fields received a cool reception at Monday’s meeting of the Garrison City Council.

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February 28, 2013

Ordinance approved

The fear of the unknown brought a crowd of more than 50 local residents to hear what the McLean County Planning and Zoning board was proposing to do with waste in the county.

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While one county commissioner, Pam Link, attended a public hearing in Washburn to discuss proposed zoning changes, Commissioners Steve Lee and Barry Suydam were in Garrison to discuss the same proposals and other county issues.

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February 21, 2013

Water idea backed

Garrison’s Parks and Recreation board says it likes the idea of tapping into the city’s aquifer to provide water to the Legion baseball field, among other sports facilities in the immediate area in northwest Garrison.

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February 21, 2013

It’s all about oil

The saying goes: Whiskey is for drinking, water is for fighting. But in this case, oil replaces the whiskey and water. It’s not for drinking, but it sure seems like it’s for fighting.

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