McLean County Independent News

Boat owners who want to rent a slip at either marina at Fort Stevenson State Park, or Lewis and Clark State Park near Williston, can breathe a sigh of relief

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Youngsters ready to enter kindergarten this fall at Garrison will hit the ground running.

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This past week, area youngsters were introduced to an important subject – stranger danger.

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This winter there is a new phenomenon in the Garrison area – RV parks that are filled with camping trailers. Not only are the mobile structures on site, many are occupied – not a typical situation during the winter months.

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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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