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County officials discuss zoning change

While one county commissioner, Pam Link, attended a public hearing in Washburn to discuss proposed zoning changes, Commissioners Steve Lee and Barry Suydam were in Garrison to discuss the same proposals and other county issues.

Posted 2/28/13 (Thu) read more »

It’s all about oil

The saying goes: Whiskey is for drinking, water is for fighting. But in this case, oil replaces the whiskey and water. It’s not for drinking, but it sure seems like it’s for fighting.

Posted 2/28/13 (Thu) read more »

Ordinance approved

The fear of the unknown brought a crowd of more than 50 local residents to hear what the McLean County Planning and Zoning board was proposing to do with waste in the county.

Posted 2/28/13 (Thu) read more »

Water idea backed

Garrison’s Parks and Recreation board says it likes the idea of tapping into the city’s aquifer to provide water to the Legion baseball field, among other sports facilities in the immediate area in northwest Garrison.

Posted 2/21/13 (Thu) read more »

Courthouse demolition weeks away

District Court Judge Lawrence Jahnke answered the hopes of McLean County commissioners by lifting a temporary injunction last Thursday.

Posted 2/14/13 (Thu) read more »

Garrison students’ test scores shared

Shelly Fuller, principal at Bob Callies Elementary School, and Jim Upgren, Garrison High School principal, said they’re pleased with students’ recent test scores.

Posted 2/14/13 (Thu) read more »

Field ownership questioned

Ownership of the softball/baseball diamond complex northwest of Garrison appears to be up in the air.

Posted 2/07/13 (Thu) read more »

Time for a trim

Blind intersections continue to be a concern for city officials in Garrison.

Posted 2/07/13 (Thu) read more »

GAIA experiences fruitful year

Garrison Area Improvement Association members showed support for the organization’s leadership by re-electing three directors during Monday’s annual meeting.

Posted 1/31/13 (Thu) read more »

Mission: Provide quality of life with comforts of home

When the Garrison Nursing Home was built in the late 60s, it resembled other long-term care facilities. Standard construction design included long hallways and few creature comforts to provide a home-like environment.

Posted 1/31/13 (Thu) read more »