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Bond issue not dead

The wheels have begun turning to have another bond election – soon.

Posted 11/19/14 (Wed) read more »

Queen Elizabus fixed and running again for Dickens

Since last Thanksgiving, the Dickens Festival’s main attraction, a cherry red, double-decker British bus going by the name "Queen Elizabus," has been immobile and sitting in a barn on display in Garrison.

Posted 11/19/14 (Wed) read more »

A salute to heroes

Twenty years ago, when Jason Matthews was still in high school at Garrison, America was enjoying unprecedented peace and prosperity.

Posted 11/12/14 (Wed) read more »

It's official: Bond election fails

Supporters of a bond election for Garrison school improvement and expansion projects hoped the third time would be a charm.

Posted 11/12/14 (Wed) read more »

School bond vote fails

The silence was deafening.

Posted 11/05/14 (Wed) read more »

Kerzmann elected sheriff

JR Kerzmann is the new McLean County Sheriff. Doug Krebsbach is the new McLean County commissioner.

Posted 11/05/14 (Wed) read more »

Property sale to be Nov. 18

Five parcels of real estate are scheduled to hit the auction block next month.

Posted 10/29/14 (Wed) read more »

County contests highlight elections

Two races will be contested in McLean County in Tuesday’s General Election – that of one county commission seat, the other for county sheriff.

Posted 10/29/14 (Wed) read more »

Bond election nears

In less than two weeks voters will head to the poll to cast their ballots in the General Election. While there are numerous state and county posts to be determined as well as eight measures, one issue has a particular local focus for Garrison – the school bond issue.

Posted 10/22/14 (Wed) read more »

Drug Task Force expands

Increases in drug use and drug-related crime in the state since the start of the latest oil boom has made local and state law enforcement officials take notice.

Posted 10/22/14 (Wed) read more »