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The tale of Dickens past

It’s only been a month since the close of the 2009 Dickens Village Festival in Garrison. With the 2010 Dickens Festival more than 10 months away, committee members have time to relax, to revel in the success of the 14th annual event.

Posted 1/14/10 (Thu) read more »

Bicentennial lots sold

Garrison’s City Council has unanimously approved the sale of 20 lots in the Bicentennial Addition to Cecil Osterlund and Nathan Turck.

Posted 1/06/10 (Wed) read more »

Motel project is in full swing

If all goes as planned Garrison will have a new motel by the time tourist season rolls around this spring.

Posted 1/06/10 (Wed) read more »

McLean County Courthouse conundrum

Drip, drip, drip. How much more?

Posted 12/29/09 (Tue) read more »

Blizzard dampens Christmas spirit

You’re a mean one, Mr. Grinch. Or should one say Mother Nature.

Posted 12/29/09 (Tue) read more »

Generosity in abundance from the ‘Heart’

Quicker than you can say, “Gifts from the Heart helps less fortunate in the Garrison area,” 80 food baskets were packed and ready to go to their recipients.

Posted 12/23/09 (Wed) read more »

Four firemen injured in accident

It had all the makings of a routine accident call.

Posted 12/23/09 (Wed) read more »

Petition to support teachers’ position presented to Garrison School Board

It was a cold night in Garrison. But the lack of a teaching contact for Garrison teachers remains a hot topic in the community and weighs heavily at board meetings.

Posted 12/16/09 (Wed) read more »

County property tax bills show mixed bag

The annual Christmas greetings from McLean County arrived in property owner’s mailboxes this past week.

Posted 12/16/09 (Wed) read more »

McLean County going tobacco-free

It will soon be illegal to smoke or use tobacco products of any kind on all county premises.

Posted 12/09/09 (Wed) read more »