McLean County Independent News

Veteran McLean County Deputy Richard Johnson has been named the county’s new chief deputy sheriff.

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December 10, 2014

Singin' about the lake

A poet and songwriter in Texas who never fished Lake Sakakawea wrote a song about it. The tune, aptly called "Lake Sakakawea," tells the story of forsaking all other activities to fish the lake.

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What do two Californians celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary do to observe the milestone?

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The City of Garrison gave a thumbs up Monday to move ahead with plans to construct a new 400,000-gallon above ground water storage facility. But an accompanying infrastructure proposal was given a thumbs down.

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November 25, 2014

Rural home burglarized

McLean County authorities continue to search for leads into who is responsible for breaking into a rural Garrison home this past Friday.

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While the Dickens Festival may be celebrating its 21st anniversary and events are planned for three weeks, there are certain events occurring the first weekend only.

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Since last Thanksgiving, the Dickens Festival’s main attraction, a cherry red, double-decker British bus going by the name "Queen Elizabus," has been immobile and sitting in a barn on display in Garrison.

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November 19, 2014

Bond issue not dead

The wheels have begun turning to have another bond election – soon.

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Supporters of a bond election for Garrison school improvement and expansion projects hoped the third time would be a charm.

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November 12, 2014

A salute to heroes

Twenty years ago, when Jason Matthews was still in high school at Garrison, America was enjoying unprecedented peace and prosperity.

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