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County looking for loan to cover shortfall

McLean County is feeling the economic pinch from the downturn in oil payments, as the county commissioners approved having County Auditor Les Korgel check into what the county would need to do in order to get a loan to get the county through some tough economic times.

Posted 9/14/16 (Wed) read more »

Enrollment remains steady

Steady stays the course for schools throughout McLean County.

Posted 9/07/16 (Wed) read more »

An "a-maize-ing" event

Its nothing to be disappointed about, Aw Shucks! Corn Fest is Saturday with activities starting at noon in the Garrison City Park.

Posted 9/07/16 (Wed) read more »

Report: former sheriff sold 30+ county guns

Although the former McLean County sheriff was sentenced earlier this month to a misdemeanor for making false statements in the purchase of firearms, he was also investigated on two felony charges.

Posted 8/31/16 (Wed) read more »

Transportation issue rolls on

In-town transportation of students by Garrison School is at an end. The decision was made days before the opening of school. That doesn’t mean the issue is resolved.

Posted 8/31/16 (Wed) read more »

Garrison youth killed in motor vehicle accident

A 19-year-old Garrison youth died as a result of injuries sustained during an auto accident early Sunday morning near Turtle Lake.

Posted 8/24/16 (Wed) read more »

It's produce time

For some, having an garden is impossible or undesirable. However, those without gardens are not left without fresh produce.

Posted 8/24/16 (Wed) read more »

Who's job is it anyway?

“If I ever have to clean up after the Governor’s Cup again I will not work here.”

Posted 8/17/16 (Wed) read more »

Bountiful bushels

So far, the hoppers are bulging at the seams. Now, if the market would show the same bullishness, producers would be grinning ear from ear.

Posted 8/17/16 (Wed) read more »

Connecting the past with the present

Four historic Arikara figures were immortalized at the White Shield Complex this past week, creations as part of a mural honoring the tribe.

Posted 8/10/16 (Wed) read more »