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City supports welcome sign

The City of Garrison backs a proposal by the Garrison Chamber of Commerce to erect a sign on the west edge of Garrison, welcoming people to the community. The council took it one step further, supporting installing a similar sign on the east edge of Garrison.

Posted 6/04/14 (Wed) read more »

Riverdale Ambulance Service revived

How’d they do it? That’s the first question lots of folks living in towns with at-risk ambulance service ask.

Posted 5/28/14 (Wed) read more »

Hospital ER expansion underway

Construction is well underway on the remodel/expansion of the emergency room at Garrison Memorial Hospital.

Posted 5/28/14 (Wed) read more »

Max administrator resigns

School officials at Max School received a double whammy during their regular board meeting Tuesday night – the resignations of Dave McQueen and his wife, Lisa.

Posted 5/21/14 (Wed) read more »

Pay hikes approved

Having previously completed contract negotiations for the upcoming school year, the Garrison School Board turned its attention to pay increases for other staff members.

Posted 5/21/14 (Wed) read more »

Two cited in mailbox incident

The allure of an attractive mailbox, coupled with a grudge over a business deal that turned sour is thought to be the reason two area men are now facing charges in the theft and destruction of a mailbox owned by Bruce and Michelle Rime of rural Garrison.

Posted 5/14/14 (Wed) read more »

Drug dogs making a difference

Drug dogs are well worth their bark and are taking a bite out of crime in the county. That’s the opinion of deputies of the McLean County Sheriff’s Department.

Posted 5/14/14 (Wed) read more »

City cleanup to be self-service

The City of Garrison will be offering free dumping in lieu of a citywide cleanup.

Posted 5/07/14 (Wed) read more »

It’s a go

A proposed comprehensive plan for the City of Garrison received the green light Monday night from the city council.

Posted 5/07/14 (Wed) read more »

New White Shield school planned

Monday evening plans were unveiled for a new K-grade 12 school in White Shield.

Posted 4/30/14 (Wed) read more »