McLean County Independent News

Velva city officials rejected the sale of 1.4 acres of land for $100,000 when they learned a Dollar General was the new business.

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The 25-year-old Dickens Village Festival hasn’t always been gingerbread and glad tidings.

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Zoning, annexation next steps

It’s full steam ahead for Dollar General’s plans to come to Garrison.

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Dollar General has its sites on Garrison. The city's planning and zoning commission will consider the company's interest at a meeting Monday at 5 p.m. at City Hall.

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Service recognizes loved ones

Gone but not forgotten. That's why the Angel of Hope Memorial will be having a program Thursday (today) at 7:30 p.m. at the south side of Wilderness Park.

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November 28, 2018

Super: legacy fund source

Where there’s a will, there’s a way. Or at least that’s what Nick Klemisch, Garrison superintendent, is hoping.

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Dickens By the Numbers
November 28, 2018

Dickens By the Numbers

BIG. That is one way to describe the first weekend of the 25th annual Dickens Village Festival. The coming Friday and Saturday’s events promise to bring in large crowds.

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Give THANKS and pass the TURKEY

It’s a fourth grade long-standing tradition. Teacher Kim Gehring said she’s been doing this potluck style Thanksgiving meal for around 18 years

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Not checking your bank statement? It might be time.

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City council tabled the decision for a conditional-use permit at its meeting Tuesday night. The permit was requested by Jake Lambert for “the ballroom” on the south end of Main Street for a taxidermy and custom furniture refinishing business.

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