McLean County Independent News

Julie Hudson-Schenfisch was on a mission. As a McLean County commissioner and a board member of the N.D. Association of Coal Conversion Counties, she repeated her message again and again: e-mailing among members was a violation of the open meetings law.

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February 23, 2012

School bond vote delayed

It took just a few minutes for the Garrison School Board to decide Feb. 15 to postpone the bond election on additions and remodeling to both schools.

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The city’s recent purchase of a diesel generator has created more than one question.

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February 16, 2012

To annex or not to annex

One hurdle has been cleared for patrons and landowners who want their property annexed to the Max School District from part of the Lewis & Clark North Shore School District.

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February 16, 2012

Who's out there?

National media reports remind us daily that west-central North Dakota is changing. It’s reported that crime is on the upswing and sales of handgun and pepper spray are skyrocketing.

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February 9, 2012

Merger proposed

A merger of two area cooperatives is planned that would join CHS/Garrison Farmers Union Elevator and Falkirk Farmers Elevator. It would also include the Falkirk Farmers Elevator terminal in Hazen.

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What started as a string of burglaries throughout much of northern North Dakota led to a high speed chase to Denbigh and the arrest of two suspects, Brent and Jason Ellis of Willow City.

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February 2, 2012

Growth ahead

That’s the message delivered to those who attended the annual meeting of the Garrison Area Improvement Association (GAIA) Monday evening.

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Three residents from the northwest portion of the county visited county commissioners during the last regular commission meeting with a concern that a development was coming into their area.

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January 26, 2012

Convert to digital or close

It began with silent movies, then came “talkies.” Black and white became color.

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