McLean County Independent News

During a special meeting of the Max City Council, Russell Titus, Minot, said he would like to bring a new business to Max.

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The shoe has dropped. All five members of the Garrison Park Board have resigned. The decision was made by board members at their meeting Oct. 12.

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Carved up like a Thanksgiving turkey. That’s what McLean County could look like in regard to the latest proposed legislative redistricting lines for District 4 and District 8.

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October 13, 2011

Fall ritual

Tranquility. A babbling brook in the quiet of a calm, clear, crisp fall day. In the brook swim dozens, no, hundreds of Chinook salmon, fighting, struggling to swim upstream against the strong current.

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October 13, 2011

Need lodging? Book ahead!

Unless visitors to the area are keen on the idea of sleeping in their vehicles, they best call ahead for reservations. Even then, there’s no assurance accommodations will be available.

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It’s time to keep the streets in Garrison top priority. That’s why Garrison City council members decided Monday night to increase the amount budgeted for street repairs in the general fund from $52,000 to $77,000 – an increase of $25,000, or a jump of about 32 percent.

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Garrison, and quite possibly Max, are smack dab in the middle of a political tug of war.

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September 29, 2011

Disaster preparedness

It was only a drill, but for those who participated in Tuesday afternoon’s mock disaster, it was real, and done in real time.

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This spring’s flooding continues to cause stress on those affected by the aftermath. For those in Cameron Township, Ward County, matters came to a head in Douglas Monday morning.

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September 22, 2011

Paying it forward

A 1 percent tax approved by Garrison voters in 2006 could pave the way toward paying the lion’s share of the cost for a new water tower in the community.

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