McLean County Independent News

Cheryl McCullough had one concern on her mind when she attended the final informational meeting last week about the upcoming school bond election: security.

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Garrison’s City Council recently voted to renew the police contract it has with McLean County for approximately $158,000. Garrison will pay the county approximately $3,000 more this year than last, or about two percent more.

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As the level of Lake Sakakawea rose, so did the number of phone calls to the Riverdale U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' office during the past week.

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June 6, 2018

Officer on hold

County officials are hitting the brakes on creating a cost-share school resource officer position for Garrison Public School, letting the idea simmer while 2019 budgets are prepared.

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Lines of stock trailers and vehicles belonging to volunteers packed an area of the Breuer ranch Saturday. The smell of burnt hair wafted through the air and the bellows from concerned cows, separated from their calves, could be heard at vast distances.

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The gears were turning during Tuesday’s noon hour as the Garrison Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee met to discuss the Garrison School District’s Bond Referendum.

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Garrison and Max School boards went head to head for awhile on the sports co-op agreement last year. Now, with the boards working together through a Co-op Committee, a new cooperative agreement, attractive to both parties, was adopted.

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Two weeks after setting up a display booth of health products at BHG’s Main Street Market, the McLean County Sheriff’s Department seized empty boxes and bottles, promotional material and business cards.

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May 23, 2018

Working the dry dirt

Area farmers are busy kicking up dust.

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Over the years Garrison residents mourned the loss of many trees. Main culprits for the naked boulevards and empty spaces in the parks are disease and death.

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