McLean County Independent News

GARRISON – The Garrison Fire Department will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 9-15.

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Honking for homecoming
September 28, 2022

Honking for homecoming

Students from Garrison High School dressed in camouflage blew duck calls during the Garrison Homecoming Parade, held last Thursday before the Velva-Drake/Anamoose-Garrison's football game against the Kenmare-Bowbells-Burke County Honkers. For more photos from the parade, turn to page 12. (Ethyn Williams-Calvert)

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BENEDICT – A COVID-19 related hospitalization for a young girl here ultimately led to a diagnosis of something else more serious.

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Homecoming royalty named
September 21, 2022

Homecoming royalty named

Homecoming Queen Karli Klein and King TJ Syvertson were proclaimed Garrison royaltyprior to the start of the Lady Troopers' volleyball game against the Wilton-Wing Miners last Thursday. The Homecoming Court also included Tyler Huesers, Mia Gehring, Connor Kerzmann and Kailtyn Zook. (James C. Falcon)

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A Velva woman who was arrested and charged with the 2007 death of her then-roommate has pleaded not guilty.

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The last of the sisters
September 14, 2022

The last of the sisters

GARRISON – Sixty years ago, Sr. Agnes Reinert began her nursing career as a student nurse at Garrison Memorial Hospital.

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September 7, 2022

It runs in the family

Last month, Tristan Thompson took a step further to follow a career that he not only aspired to since he was younger, but in doing so cemented himself in a family tradition that dates back four generations.

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Homecoming Court
September 7, 2022

Homecoming Court

Seniors Mia Gehring, Tyler Huesers, Kaitlyn Zook, Connor Kerzmann, Karli Klein and TJ Syvertson were announced as Garrison High School's Homecoming Court last Friday. The homecoming king and queen will be crowned during the Garrison Lady Troopers' volleyball home game against Wilton-Wing on Sept. 16. (Submitted)

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PICKARDVILLE – A Turtle Lake-Mercer school bus transporting the fifth and sixth grade girls basketball team to practice in McClusky was involved in a three-vehicle accident here Friday afternoon.

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Up in enrollment
August 31, 2022

Up in enrollment

Enrollment in schools throughout McLean County have increased for the most part as doors opened for the first day of classes over the past two weeks.

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