McLean County Independent News

The elephant in the room moved to center stage at the end of an hour and a half school board meeting.

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November 29, 2012

Business changing hands

Thursday will be the last day of business for owner Mike Rud of the Garrison Bay Express. While the name will stay the same, come Friday, the business, located on Highway 37, will be under new ownership.

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Murders of three children and their grandmother in New Town, as well as a death in Parshall, caused McLean County sheriff’s officers to be on alert.

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Three children and their grandmother were murdered in New Town on Sunday afternoon. A New Town man who committed suicide in Parshall that evening is alleged to be the killer.

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November 8, 2012

School bond vote Tuesday

Garrison voters will head to the polls again Tuesday for a vote on a $9 million building project to expand and renovate the elementary and high schools.

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November 8, 2012

Water intake work set

Preliminary work continues that will see repairs made to a water intake pump lying on the floor of Lake Sakakawea.

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When Garrison voters head to the polls Nov. 13, they will be voting on a $9 million school bond issue. If it passes by more than the required 60 percent majority, taxpayers will see higher taxes beginning in 2013 on their homes and property.

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November 1, 2012

General election Tuesday

The General Election is only a few days away, but many McLean County voters have already cast their ballots.

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Since the Garrison Dam was completed in 1954, most of the land around Lake Sakakawea was overseen by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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October 25, 2012

School plans outlined

A diverse group – from young to seniors, from teachers to former board members – turned out Monday evening to learn more about the Nov. 13 bond election to remodel and build on the two Garrison schools.

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