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Oil activity impacting county roads

The speed limit on roads in oil activity country in far northwest McLean County is now 35 mph.

Posted 9/30/09 (Wed) read more »

Oil firm asks for bulk water

The new underground water storage facility is now operational – and it couldn’t have come at a more opportune time.

Posted 9/30/09 (Wed) read more »

Stroup Wilderness Park vandals sign confessions

McLean County law enforcement officials say that two youth have signed confessions, saying they were the ones involved in acts of vandalism at Garrison’s Stroup Wilderness Park in late July.

Posted 9/23/09 (Wed) read more »

Ryder area residents react School closing doesn’t sit well

Residents of Ryder are fighting mad. Fighting mad that their elementary school will be closed at the end of the school year.

Posted 9/23/09 (Wed) read more »

Saturday accident claims life of Douglas youth

A 16-year-old Douglas youth was killed near the community in a one-vehicle rollover this past Saturday.

Posted 9/09/09 (Wed) read more »

Ambulance board opting for paid paramedic staff

The Garrison Ambulance District is going from an all-volunteer paramedic service to one that is comprised of paid staff.

Posted 9/09/09 (Wed) read more »

Homecoming is next week

Students at Garrison High School are gearing up for next week’s homecoming game.

Posted 9/02/09 (Wed) read more »

County enrollment is strong to steady

McLean County and area schools are experiencing a bit of an enrollment jump.

Posted 9/02/09 (Wed) read more »

School counts up 9% in Garrison, White Shield

The summer is over. It’s back to school for area students.

Posted 8/19/09 (Wed) read more »

Principal hired

Makoti native Troy Walters will be the new Garrison High School principal. Walters, currently a high school history teacher at Grenora Public High School and elementary principal, was hired Tuesday night and started work Wednesday.

Posted 8/19/09 (Wed) read more »