McLean County Independent News

Tex Hall, chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes, continues to stand firm on the return of land around Lake Sakakawea on the Fort Berthold Reservation to the tribe.

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September 18, 2013

Bond election Oct. 8

In just a few weeks, patrons of the Garrison School District will help decide the future of education for students who attend Garrison schools.

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September 18, 2013

A horn of plenty

This spring, farmers were being held back from getting their crops in because it was too wet. June came and hundreds of acres were forced to sit idle. For those that were able to get seed in the ground early, signs are that this year’s harvest will be one of the best.

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The turnover of McLean County Sheriff’s deputies continues as the county is currently seeking at least two more deputies for coverage in the county.

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September 12, 2013

Help wanted, bus drivers

“Dire.” That’s how Superintendent Steve Brannan describes the situation at Garrison School when it comes to having enough bus drivers to cover all routes and activities.

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Everything is in place to advertise for bids for infrastructure for all 22 lots in the Bicentennial Addition, or also known as lots owned by Three-Mile High LLC.

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For the first time in nine years, a state agency is again going on record as being concerned about a possible transfer of thousands of acres that could be transferred to the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation.

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August 29, 2013

It’s like gold

As McLean County department heads present their proposed budgets to commissioners, the common denominator seems to be cost. Everything keeps going up. That’s probably most evident in the highway department budget.

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Steve Way won’t use the word catastrophic or disaster when he talks about a potentially large oil spill on Lake Sakakawea. But he admitted that a large scale release is a matter of “when, not if.”

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A piece of the Garrison water system pie has been cut and served to Moore Engineering. Garrison City Council members, during a special meeting this past Thursday, took the first steps to add additional water storage, hiring the firm to do the preliminary engineering for a water tower project.

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