McLean County Independent News

Lloyd Everett is thinking about retiring. If he does, he’ll end a career that has spanned six decades. Even though he hails from Kansas, Lloyd’s work as a custom harvester has been bringing him to the local area for more than 50 years.

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New homes, bustling activity on Main Street, full motel rooms, other construction projects abound.

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Schools in McLean County, as well as McClusky and Lewis and Clark North Shore (Makoti and Plaza), are bucking the trend of declining enrollments around the state.

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Bump! The bump, not audible, is an increase in the number of students attending school in Garrison.

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August 25, 2011

Sakakawea RV expanding

It’s no secret that the housing situation in the area is tight. Due to limited housing options, Sakakawea RV Park, just south of Garrison, is in the midst of an expansion project.

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August 18, 2011

Enrollment grows

When the Garrison School opens its doors for a new year on Monday, it will see an influx of new students – to the tune of nearly 50.

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It’s full steam ahead on school building improvements that for the time being won’t cost the taxpayers anything extra. But that’s just until a bond issue can get a pass from the voters.

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A second proposal to affiliate a community foundation in Garrison with a larger non-profit 501(c)3 organization in the state was scheduled to be submitted at a public meeting of Better Living for Garrison, Inc., on Wednesday of this week.

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The Environmental Protection Agency has approved a key permit for the proposed petroleum refinery on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation near Makoti.

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Among the first orders of business during Monday’s Garrison City Council meeting was an unsuccessful attempt by park board members to have a recent council decision reversed.

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