McLean County Independent News

September 9, 2015

Property taxes to go up

An ad in this week’s local papers indicating the county is looking at raising taxes 113.62 percent will probably raise a lot of eyebrows in McLean County.

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Corn, hay and scarecrows will decorate Garrison’s City Park Saturday for the annual Corn, Wheels ‘N Grill Fest.

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September 2, 2015

Enrollments on the rise

Area schools are officially back in session. In most cases, school officials report a jump in enrollment from this spring.

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The McLean County Sheriff’s Department recently recognized three individuals who assisted at the scene of an incident where an intoxicated individual attempted to overpower Deputy Justin Cote during an investigation into a Driving While Impaired motorist complaint.

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August 26, 2015

To the rescue

When Tom Bjornholt suffered a leg injury in a freak accident in June, he feared the worst, not wanting to admit that it would prevent him from accomplishing what every farmer lives for – bringing in the harvest.

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The Garrison School District is losing the catch up battle.

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August 19, 2015

Stretching skyward

Garrison’s new water tower has begun reaching to the sky.

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Residents in the City of Garrison are asked to head to the polls Tuesday.

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August 12, 2015

Quick turnaround

"We are in the green."

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McLean County officials expect to see a revenue shortfall of $500,000 for 2015. Last year it was $300,000 short.

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