McLean County Independent News

December 9, 2015

Base water rate inreases

The base rate consumers pay for water in Garrison is going up next month.

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December 9, 2015

County limits spending

McLean County is tightening its belt the last month of the year, approving very few new expenditures that haven’t already been approved with the current year’s budget.

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It was a cold, crisp, biting day, inches of snow on the ground, a day deep in November.

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December 2, 2015

Dickens packs 'em in

It was probably one of the best weekends of the Dickens Village Festival ever.

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November 24, 2015

Get your tickets

There are plenty of seats available for the weekend entertainment at the 22nd Dickens Village Festival. This weekend’s headliners feature Travis Powell (Elvis) on Friday, Bucky Covington on Saturday and Tigirlily on Sunday.

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Garrison High School continues to tighten its academic belt.

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November 18, 2015

Beyond expectations

Cole and Tanner Young are not letting their disabilities slow them down.

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November 18, 2015

Wanted

One man who was thought to have ties to the White Shield area is in custody, while another remains at large.

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November 10, 2015

Threatening a livelihood

A recently announced Environmental Protection Agency mandate saying how much power plants must reduce their emissions has plant and coal mine operators in McLean County on the edge of their seats.

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November 10, 2015

Tax exempt status in limbo

A letter from the Internal Revenue Service to the Garrison-Max Ambulance Service saying its 501c3 tax exempt status is revoked took the board by surprise last week.

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