McLean County Independent News

There will be a new police chief in Garrison and he promises fairness and engagement. Travis Tesch will be the new police chief of Garrison in about a month.

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Budds build adult-youth relationships

The Business Budds are at it again. For the past five years, Business Budds has been a partnership between 6th graders, who are nearly ready to enter the work force, and Garrison business owners and managers.

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December 23, 2019

Bank ownership shifts

When Wayne Stroup was 40 years old, Hans Fischer, the owner of Farmers Security Bank of Washburn, approached him and said he was going to sell Wayne the bank.

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Garrison takes the air out of co-op with Max

No sharing of games, practices, team names and coaches.

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Sometimes Santa is a petite brunette

More than anything, I want to teach my children that people matter, everyone matters. Little Lunches Organizer Dawn Kolden said.

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For the 14 years Chris Gratton has been the manager at the CHS Garrison facility he has wanted a grain dryer. This year was the first year he thought the want could have been called a need.

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Students CRACK the CODE
December 11, 2019

Students CRACK the CODE

It might seem like fun and games. But it’s fun and games disguised as learning.

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You can ask the girl to the dance, but she is going to need a lot more than an invitation.

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Damper on Dickens, second weekend set

First it was ice, then snow, then fog. Weather took a toll on the first weekend of the Dickens Village Festival, slashing the number of visitors and sales.

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MAKING of a FESTIVAL
November 26, 2019

MAKING of a FESTIVAL

Jill Fuller is getting making her Christmas wishes come true early.

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