McLean County Independent News

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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November 4, 2015

In search of space

Garrison City Council members back a plan to create an ad hoc committee that will pursue the purchase of land for apartment or multi-family development.

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American Idol star Bucky Covington is signed, sealed and delivered.

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