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County asks for busdget cuts

It’s only February, and the scissors is being brought out to trim the fat off an already lean McLean County budget.

Posted 2/10/16 (Wed) read more »

A family-like bond

The Meadows Assisted Living Facility is now in the hands of Benedictine Health Systems.

Posted 2/10/16 (Wed) read more »

Department threatens to cut fire protection

The Garrison Rural Fire Protection District (GRFPD) is threatening to pull its coverage of Three Affiliated Tribes property in the White Shield area if it does not get paid.

Posted 2/03/16 (Wed) read more »

Gaming for the greater good

It’s all in the game. The Garrison Area Improvement Association is using fun to benefit Garrison and the surrounding area.

Posted 2/03/16 (Wed) read more »

County ag show time

There’s going to be something for everybody at this year’s Garrison FFA’s McLean County Ag Show.

Posted 1/27/16 (Wed) read more »

It's not chicken feed

Starting a farm virtually from scratch, and seeing it become self-sustaining through lots of hard work is gratifying for any producer.

Posted 1/27/16 (Wed) read more »

Picking up the pieces

It was bitterly cold January Sunday. It was a nice day to be inside and to prepare for a belated family Christmas party.

Posted 1/20/16 (Wed) read more »

Donkey$ for Dollar$

The sounds at Garrison High School’s Roy Schei Gym is usually filled with screeches of athletic shoes skidding across the hard wood.

Posted 1/13/16 (Wed) read more »


A new generation is taking the helm at Garrison Lumber.

Posted 1/13/16 (Wed) read more »

McLean in top 10 for traffic fatalities

McLean County has the dubious distinction of being in the top 10 when it comes to traffic fatalities in 2015.

Posted 1/06/16 (Wed) read more »