McLean County Independent News

All seats on the Garrison City Council are now full. Monday evening, the council held a special meeting to address filling the lone vacancy on the board.

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July 9, 2014

Too much boom?

Last year, Garrison city officials established guidelines for discharging fireworks. Dates and times are: June 27- July 3 – 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.; July 4 -- 9 a.m. to 1 a.m.; July 5 – 9 a.m. to midnight. Apparently few got the memo.

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July 9, 2014

Gone in a flash

Elmer and Evelyn Herdt of Garrison have been on the phone almost non-stop this past week. They aren’t making social calls to family and friends, though they wish they were.

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While McLean County isn’t in the heart of the state’s bustling oil economy, it isn’t immune from impact.

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July 2, 2014

Drenched!

Rain showers this past weekend dampened the spirits of those who would have preferred the great outdoors to be sunny and dry.

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Bus drivers with the Garrison School District have a new pact for the coming school year.

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While one branch of city government, city council, is gelling and taking shape, the other, the parks & rec. department, became as fluid as ever Tuesday night.

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A place to rest your weary head.

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June 18, 2014

Schools get updates

"Just because previous bond issues have failed doesn’t mean improvements can’t be made."

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The 2014 Primary Election is history. The list of write-in candidates for Garrison City Council and other municipalities in the county has been released.

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