McLean County Independent News

When the school year resumes in a few weeks, 11 new staff members will greet students at Garrison Schools. The only position left to fill is special education.

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June 24, 2015

Time is ticking

Time is ticking to get your meal tickets for the tasty Pitchfork Fondue and Burger & Brats Picnic. Monday (June 29) is your last day to buy tickets to the meals. Both meals are open to the public, however you can only purchase your meal tickets in advance.

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June 17, 2015

Trail gains traction

The announcement that a Transportation Alternative Program grant of $80,000 has been approved for a proposed walking/hiking/biking trail in Wilderness Park received a round of applause from Garrison Chamber of Commerce members at their regular meeting Monday.

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Seventy is a good number if you are served by McLean Electric Cooperative.

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June 10, 2015

Storm clouds brewing

When it rains, it pours. That seems to be the conversation going around town since this past weekend.

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Steve Dangel is the new principal at Garrison High School.

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June 3, 2015

A true American

It was a bittersweet day for the family of Cpl. Elmer Bear this past Saturday at the Ralph Wells Memorial Complex in White Shield.

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The Garrison School has begun its search for a new secondary principal.

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Garrison’s new school superintendent and his family spent the past weekend enjoying what the area has to offer. Tuesday, he began getting familiar with the two campuses, Garrison High School and Bob Callies Elementary, that he will oversee come July 1.

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The vote for the Garrison School Board is official. Results stand. Elected are incumbents Rodger Affeldt and Janice Katin, both for "Rural" seats, and newcomer Kevin Rime for member "At-Large."

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