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Narrowing the housing gap

What has 30 bedrooms, 20 bathrooms and ten double garages?

Posted 9/13/12 (Thu) read more »

Coal dollars could be used for upgrades

Dollars to the City of Garrison from coal severance could soon be funneled into a fund set aside for future equipment improvements.

Posted 9/13/12 (Thu) read more »

Garrison Fire Department eying equipment updates

The Garrison Fire Department could be in line for new pagers if its request before the city’s Sales and Use Tax Committee is approved.

Posted 9/06/12 (Thu) read more »

The calls keep coming

The numbers are staggering. Over the past six years in McLean County driving under the influence arrests are up nearly 300 percent. Drug abuse violation arrests are up 243 percent and liquor law violation arrests are up 140 percent.

Posted 9/06/12 (Thu) read more »

Courthouse savers seek ballot question

The McLean County Heritage Preservation Foundation recently gave the McLean County auditor a letter for the county commissioners regarding halting the demolition of the McLean County courthouse.

Posted 8/30/12 (Thu) read more »

Bond issue put on hold

What way to turn? For Garrison School Board members Tuesday night, it was the difference between moving ahead with a bond issue vote and indebtedness increase vote as soon as Oct. 9, or waiting until the verdict is in regarding the proposed annexation of property from the Lewis & Clark North Shore District.

Posted 8/30/12 (Thu) read more »

Beach Party, Saturday

Get ready to party! Summer isn’t over yet!

Posted 8/23/12 (Thu) read more »

School enrollments mixed

Some are up, some are down. With classes underway at area schools, enrollment trends seem to swing like a pendulum.

Posted 8/23/12 (Thu) read more »

School bond issue inches toward ballot

It’s been nearly two years in coming. And it’s not there yet.

Posted 8/15/12 (Wed) read more »

County revenue projected to climb

McLean County should expect a sharp revenue increase in 2013. That’s the prediction from county Auditor Les Korgel.

Posted 8/15/12 (Wed) read more »