McLean County Independent News

Garrison makes happy hunting for vets

A rustling sound comes from the brush. This is it; this is the moment.

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Squinting from his spot in Tokyo Bay in the summer of 1945, Garrison native Ed Boger could see the USS Missouri.

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Gas additive trace found in city water

After analyzing tests that were collected from the Garrison water system this summer, representatives from the Department of Health had this message for city council members and concerned residents: there is something unusual in the water, but they’re not sure exactly what, and it does not pose an obvious immediate threat.

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When World War II ended, my dad, Bernard Kirchen, was discharged from the Army Air Corps. He went to Wahpeton, N.D. to rejoin my mother, my brother Jim and me as we were living with grandparents for the duration.

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In response to the city council’s decision last month to rezone part of Krause’s property for commercial use and grant them the city’s last liquor license to build an off-sale liquor store, neighbors of the grocery store showed up to this month’s meeting with a straw petition bearing 101 signatures against the move.

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CHI St. Alexius Health-Garrison to train Registered Nurses

The classroom looks pretty standard for college-level instruction: an intimate setting with office chairs and work tables, surrounded by the new technology that dominates modern education.

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October 2, 2019

This old house

103 years ago, a simple farmhouse was ordered from the Sears Roebuck catalog, shipped by train from St. Paul to Minot and hauled by wagon to its current spot just outside of Max.

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Filling the gap
October 2, 2019

Filling the gap

The Great Plains Food Bank in Bismarck estimates that one in every nine people in the region struggle with hunger, but though it’s the largest city in McLean County, Garrison does not have its own food pantry.

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One small step for the McLean County Sheriff’s office, one giant leap for public safety and law enforcement resources in White Shield.

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What’s up with newfangled downtown church?

Yes, Evangel – the church that took over Fezziwigs’ former location – will be operating a full time downtown coffee shop.

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