McLean County Independent News

Garrison area celebrates the 4th of July in style

From the lakes to the cabin sites, Garrison area was hopping this 4th of July.

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Five months into the formation of the Garrison Police Department, the department is again looking for staff.

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“I guess the party is over,” Mayor Stu Merry said to former city council member Glen Nygard.

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Boom! Pow! Bang! 
July 1, 2020

Boom! Pow! Bang! 

Firework enthusiasts have two local option this season: Memory Fireworks and This That 'N More.

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Fighting the good fight

Myrtle Breeding is known to the life time residents of Riverdale as “The Queen.” 

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All legends are born from a grain of truth. Or at least that’s how the saying goes, whether or not you chose to believe it, is up to the individual hearing it.

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June 17, 2020

It’s finally open!

Garrisons Community Swimming Pool opened up Monday. The Wilson family was the first to take a dip on the free swim day.

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Free testing was offered to 500 people from Garrison for the COVID-19 virus.

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June 10, 2020

Brand new council

Newcomer Curt Olson (346 votes), Billee Jo Iglehart (272 votes) and David Jeffrey (221 votes) will all fill a four year term on Garrison City Council. 

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Parishioners welcomed back

People are excited to get back to church and worship with their congregation.

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