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What does 2013 hold in store for oil production in McLean County? Compared to recent years, it’s stacking up to be much quieter.

Posted 3/14/13 (Thu) read more »

Well cost may hinder baseball request

An idea to draw water from the city’s aquifer to irrigate the baseball and football fields received a cool reception at Monday’s meeting of the Garrison City Council.

Posted 3/07/13 (Thu) read more »

Ice rink for rent

Garrison will soon have a new location to offer groups or individuals a place to host a wide variety of activities.

Posted 3/07/13 (Thu) read more »

County officials discuss zoning change

While one county commissioner, Pam Link, attended a public hearing in Washburn to discuss proposed zoning changes, Commissioners Steve Lee and Barry Suydam were in Garrison to discuss the same proposals and other county issues.

Posted 2/28/13 (Thu) read more »

It’s all about oil

The saying goes: Whiskey is for drinking, water is for fighting. But in this case, oil replaces the whiskey and water. It’s not for drinking, but it sure seems like it’s for fighting.

Posted 2/28/13 (Thu) read more »

Ordinance approved

The fear of the unknown brought a crowd of more than 50 local residents to hear what the McLean County Planning and Zoning board was proposing to do with waste in the county.

Posted 2/28/13 (Thu) read more »

Water idea backed

Garrison’s Parks and Recreation board says it likes the idea of tapping into the city’s aquifer to provide water to the Legion baseball field, among other sports facilities in the immediate area in northwest Garrison.

Posted 2/21/13 (Thu) read more »

Courthouse demolition weeks away

District Court Judge Lawrence Jahnke answered the hopes of McLean County commissioners by lifting a temporary injunction last Thursday.

Posted 2/14/13 (Thu) read more »

Garrison students’ test scores shared

Shelly Fuller, principal at Bob Callies Elementary School, and Jim Upgren, Garrison High School principal, said they’re pleased with students’ recent test scores.

Posted 2/14/13 (Thu) read more »

Field ownership questioned

Ownership of the softball/baseball diamond complex northwest of Garrison appears to be up in the air.

Posted 2/07/13 (Thu) read more »