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Have a Good Time in Gary During Gary Days

Gary, MN — It’s darn near impossible not to have a good time in Gary during their annual Gary Days, which gets underway tonight and wraps on Sunday evening. Gary Mayor Buck Engen says the small town festival kicks off with a movie night in the Gary Park at dark. Sunday’s events are a little…
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June 17, 2021 0

Gary Water Tower & Treatment Facility to be Operational Next Week; Council Unveils Plans for Gary Community Center

Gary, MN — The new Gary water tower and water treatment facility project is several months ahead of schedule and is nearly complete. The new facilities were not anticipated to go online until late this fall, but Gary Mayor Buck Engen says they plan to have them operational starting next week. Progress is also being…
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June 16, 2021 0

Spring Burning Restrictions Begin in Minnesota

Gary, MN — Warm temperatures and dry conditions in northwest Minnesota mean increased wildfire risk, so the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is restricting open burning in the following counties effective immediately: Beltrami (north), Kittson, Koochiching, Lake of the Woods, Marshall, Pennington and Roseau. Beginning Wednesday, March 24, the DNR will restrict open burning in…
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March 23, 2021 0

Demolition Begins on Former Gary School

Gary, MN — Down it goes! Demolition of the former Norman County East Elementary began this week and is expected to be completed sometime within the next two weeks. Gary Mayor Buck Engen says demolition began on the newest addition on Monday and they will work their way to the oldest wing as they work…
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March 16, 2021 0

Gary City Approves Bid to Demolish Former NCE Elementary

Gary — The former Norman County East School is soon to be coming down, or most of it anyways. The Gary City Council approved a bid for the demolition of the building at their most recent council meeting last week. The demolition is slated to begin in early March, but not all is coming down.…
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February 15, 2021 0

Gary City News & Notes

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (12/18/20) Gary, MN — The City of Gary wrapped up their pre-demolition auction of the former Norman County East Elementary School earlier this week and buyers are in the process of picking up their winning items. The auction ended on Monday and brought in around $20,000, which will be set aside…
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December 18, 2020 0

Gary Water Projects Ahead of Schedule; Gary Fire Department Hosting Gun Raffle

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (12/7/20) Gary, MN — City of Gary residents could be using cleaner, softer, and rust-free water sooner than originally anticipated. Good progress continues to be made on the new water tower and water treatment facility. The water tower, which is located on the northeast edge of town where the football field…
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December 7, 2020 0