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Needle in a basket

Summer activities were officially kicked off at the Audubon National Wildlife Refuge this past Saturday.

Posted 4/16/14 (Wed) read more »

Water lines remain frozen

Every evening when Jerry and Cheryl Mehlhoff come home, they hope there’s a present waiting for them. So far, and for the past month, there’s been no present. That gift is running water.

Posted 4/09/14 (Wed) read more »

Counterfeit checks passed

A Towner man sits in a Rugby jail, but in mid-March, Brad Geyen found Garrison to his liking, writing counterfeit checks worth more than $880 at three Garrison businesses.

Posted 4/09/14 (Wed) read more »

Camping fee income robust

Offering long-term camping at McLean County’s Sportsmen’s Centennial Park is paying dividends.

Posted 4/02/14 (Wed) read more »

March ends with a roar

Over the years, a simple phrase has been used to describe the month of March. "In like a lion, out like a lamb," refers to a common March weather pattern.

Posted 4/02/14 (Wed) read more »

County elections to have contests

Three races will have contests during the Primary Election Tuesday, June 10. With the filing deadline approaching, Monday, April 7 at 4 p.m., three have filed for the county commission seat in District 1.

Posted 3/26/14 (Wed) read more »

School board accepts resignations

When Garrison School Board members were informed of two staff resignations Monday evening, those words were included as they accepted the resignations.

Posted 3/26/14 (Wed) read more »

Negotiations groundwork begins

Preliminary work continues as the Garrison School Board and Garrison Education Association prepare to sit down and negotiate a pact for the coming school year.

Posted 3/19/14 (Wed) read more »

Where people want to be

It seems everywhere you look in McLean County there’s some type of building going on. Homes, garages, storage buildings ….

Posted 3/19/14 (Wed) read more »

Missing person alert has tragic outcome

A report of a missing person who was last seen March 5 at the Roseglen Bar turned tragic this past weekend when the body of Robin Fox was found about a half mile from the tiny community in western McLean County.

Posted 3/12/14 (Wed) read more »