McLean County Independent News

The City of Garrison has budgeted $103,000 for street repairs this summer. It may sound like a lot, but with the amount of damage already seen around town, that amount is just a drop in the bucket.

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Issues of flooding in the county has led to McLean County Commissioners declaring a flood emergency.

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What McLean County Highway Superintendent Ron Wagner saw as he toured the county Tuesday, surveying the damage to county roads was sobering.

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Dreams started to drift closer to daylight when a group of school administrators, teachers and board members met last week.

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April 7, 2011

Oil spill

It happened. Oil activity has impacted Lake Sakakawea. Oil has leaked into the lake.

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Oil and water don’t mix. The conclusion is simple, the solution isn’t. When the Friends of Lake Sakakawea board of directors met Friday with state and federal agency officials, there were far more questions than answers. The answers are some that the state and federal government are trying to develop in the event of an oil spill on Lake Sakakawea.

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Garrison senior citizens would like to learn more about what is planned for expansion of Garrison’s two school complexes.

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Garrison has regained the title as McLean County’s largest city. Figures released by the U. S. Census Bureau and presented to county and city officials show Garrison’s population to be 1,453 – a 10.24 percent jump from 10 years ago when Census figures showed the community’s population was 1,318.

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Six McLean County organizations, four of them based in Garrison, will be awarded a total of $37,400 by the St. Joseph Community Health Foundation at an awards luncheon in Minot today (Thursday). The total will be $37,400 if required matching grants are met.

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March 17, 2011

Storm pummels area

Mother Nature isn’t ready to let winter go just yet. Even though temps are now reaching into the 40s and the sun is shining, she delivered one more punch this past Friday.

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