McLean County Independent News

Plans for a state-of-the-art legume processing plant in Garrison officially hit the skids.

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That’s amore’
February 6, 2019

That’s amore’

It’s common to believe that the “pizza” was invented by the Italians, but in ancient times in the Middle East they were baking a flat bread derivative with topping similar to a pizza in mud ovens.

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Are there two dollar stores sniffing at Garrison?

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Out of the norm
January 30, 2019

Out of the norm

For Max music teacher Denisha Bell, it's all about the students.

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Navigating chaos
January 23, 2019

Navigating chaos

First responders share stories of danger, loss Standing on a highway with traffic careening by is challenging, according to Janis Sloka, Garrison fireman.

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A judge ordered Michelle Kallberg, who stole $19,326 from the Dickens Village Festival 11 years ago, to pay $5,000 within 10 days and the remaining restitution in payments.

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Home for the Holidays
January 16, 2019

Home for the Holidays

The high school gym was adorned with buffalo plaid and winter snowmen. The Just for Kix held its annual winter program Sunday evening with all four groups dancing.

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State Senator Howard Anderson, representing District 8 of Turtle Lake, isn’t a fan of the Garrison school superintendent’s idea of using Legacy Funds for building improvements.

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State Senator Howard Anderson, representing District 8 of Turtle Lake, isn’t a fan of the Garrison school superintendent’s idea of using Legacy Funds for building improvements.

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About ten local elementary and high school teachers are currently in school or headed back this summer to pursue Masters degrees, and one teacher is working towards her Doctorate.

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