McLean County Independent News

October 29, 2010

Ballots already coming in

So far, more than 360 ballots have been cast in McLean County – and the election is still a few days away.

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October 29, 2010

Water solution evaporates

It’s not water under the bridge. But it just as well could be.

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Someone called Garrison Superintendent Steve Brannan last week to offer his services to conduct a bond issue.

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October 21, 2010

Burglary charges filed

Charges have been filed against three Garrison men for their part in a number of break-ins in northwest McLean County and southern Ward County.

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It’s time to look to the future. Garrison School is in the midst of a growth spurt. Space is at a premium at both the high school and elementary school.

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McLean County authorities say they are close to wrapping up a number of burglary cases in the northern part of the county.

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October 7, 2010

Burglars strike again

Two more Garrison businesses were broken into this past week.

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The City of Garrison has placed a moratorium on construction of what it calls oversized pole barns or buildings in the city.

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“It’s the right decision for the future.” Although the words were spoken by Ladd Erickson, McLean County state’s attorney, nobody in the room disagreed.

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September 30, 2010

Oil activity reaches Douglas

Oil activity has reached Douglas. No wells are being drilled in the vicinity, but the community has become the site of a depot that provides specialized ceramic sand to well sites in northwest North Dakota. The facility is located on a rail spur near the former Douglas elevator.

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