McLean County Independent News

September 22, 2011

Money issues top board

How much is enough to have in the bank? Steve Seidler, Garrison school board member, said Tuesday evening he thinks $678,000 might not be enough.

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The phrase “no pain, no gain” took on new life at a meeting of a group of school board members last week.

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September 15, 2011

Trailer court bustling

It’s a sight that hasn’t been seen since Boeing was in the area installing missile sites in the early 60s. The sight is a full Northview Trailer Court.

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September 8, 2011

Harvest shows mixed bag

Area producers are continuing to harvest small grains as weather provides only slightly drier conditions than what has been seen over the growing season.

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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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