Looking back on 2013: A year in review
By Katie Jones
Dennis Kost hoped to raise optimism for those that would like to see the McLean County Courthouse remain standing. Unfortunately, that was not the case.
Gun sales shot through the roof after the shooting at Newtown, Conn. On Dec. 14, 2012.
Influenza, highly impacted McLean County residents. The Washburn Family Clinic had three positive flu tests in January, the Underwood Clinic said 28 patients tested for flu, with nine positive tests. In Garrison, 100 patients had been tested with 36 testing positive for the season and Turtle Lake had two positive tests during January.
The new McLean County Courthouse threw an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony.