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Board pay kept at $100 per meeting

They were in the minority: Two members of the Garrison School Board said they thought the compensation for attending meetings was excessive.

Posted 7/19/12 (Thu) read more »

Police contract OK’d

It went by with barely a whisper. The Garrison City Council approved the contract with the McLean County Sheriff’s Department. And it took about that long to approve the 2013 contract of $99,461.

Posted 7/12/12 (Thu) read more »

State gets handle on oil spills

Emergency plans to react to an oil spill were in their infancy 15 months ago. Today they’ve grown – and continue to grow – into a plan to protect the region.

Posted 7/12/12 (Thu) read more »

Playground project gets financial boost from council

A proposed new playground – geared exclusively for toddlers – received a financial shot in the arm Monday night in Garrison City Council Chambers.

Posted 7/05/12 (Thu) read more »

Gackle remembered as outstanding journalist, publisher

Don Gackle’s death this past Sunday leaves behind a lifetime of achievements.

Posted 7/05/12 (Thu) read more »

It’s a lucrative proposition

It pays to be a Garrison School board member.

Posted 6/28/12 (Thu) read more »

Growing enrollment seen at Garrison

The future looks bright for the Garrison School District.

Posted 6/28/12 (Thu) read more »

Growing enrollment seen at Garrison

The future looks bright for the Garrison School District.

Posted 6/28/12 (Thu) read more »

Growing enrollment seen at Garrison

The future looks bright for the Garrison School District.

Posted 6/28/12 (Thu) read more »

Classroom crunch

Purchasing a pair of new buses for $148,500 – a piece of cake. The Garrison School District bought two this summer. But when it came to deciding whether to add a portable classroom; well, that became another matter.

Posted 6/21/12 (Thu) read more »