WELCOME

Welcome to the Village of McLean, Illinois website! Located on Route 66 at the intersection of Interstate 55 and Route 136, McLean is a quiet, friendly community that is proud to be the home of the historic Dixie truck stop and diner. On this site, you’ll find a lot of useful information about our town, from the calendar of events and details about local businesses and attractions to village meeting agendas and minutes. Not finding what you’re looking for? Contact us and let us know what you’d like to see on the site! Also, feel free to submit your nonprofit community events for inclusion on the calendar or information about your local business for the directory. We’d love to hear from you!

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WHAT’S HAPPENING AROUND TOWN

 

Water Main Being Replaced

The Public Works Department is replacing a water main on Spencer Street. Please note that this may cause changes to the color and smell of the water, but it is still safe to drink. There is no boil order.

5th Annual Get Your 6.6 on Route 66!

Registration is now open for the CORE of McLean’s annual run/walk from Funks Grove to McLean! All proceeds benefit the community, and it’s always a great time! Click here for more information and a link to registration.

 

New Welcome Signs Are in Place!

A big thank you to the CORE of McLean for their fundraising and organizing efforts, Scott Lindley for the beautiful design, and the Village of McLean staff for their hard work in installing the signs. They look great!

Adopt-a-Pots Brightening up the Square

Thank you to the CORE of McLean for organizing the 2nd Annual Adopt-a-Pot program and to the following local individuals, families, businesses, and organizations who sponsored a pot:

  • Arcadia
  • Gus and Linda Canfield
  • Classic Concrete
  • Joy Compton
  • CORE of McLean
  • Evergreen FS
  • Funks Grove Heritage Fruits & Grains
  • The Geisel Family
  • Hotel Arcadia
  • Illinois Valley Construction
  • Kimberlyn Wood Crafters
  • The Leach Family
  • Sherry McGuire
  • Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Library
  • Pinball Paradise
  • Sonia Smith
  • The Village of McLean

New Route 66 Development in the Works

Planning is underway for an expanded Route 66 attraction in the area south and west of the McLean Depot (across from the Dixie/Road Ranger). Click here for more details.

 

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Village Board Meeting 7:00 pm
Village Board Meeting @ Village of McLean Office Conference Room
Jul 10 @ 7:00 pm
 
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CORE of McLean meeting 6:30 pm
CORE of McLean meeting @ Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Park District
Jul 17 @ 6:30 pm
CORE of McLean monthly meeting 6:30 pm Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Park District meeting room We will be holding elections for new board members! If interested in getting involved with our exciting community projects, please email... Continue Reading
Library Board Meeting 6:30 pm
Library Board Meeting @ Mt. Hope-Funks Grove Library
Jul 17 @ 6:30 pm
 
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Ebenezer Ice Cream Social 4:00 pm
Ebenezer Ice Cream Social @ Ebenezer United Methodist Church
Jul 22 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Ebenezer United Methodist Church Ice Cream Social Saturday, July 22, 2017 4-7 p.m. Menu includes a variety of sandwiches, chips and drinks along with homemade pies and cake and of course, homemade ice cream. Freewill... Continue Reading
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MWA Class of ’72 Reunion
MWA Class of ’72 Reunion @ Mt. Hope Township Community Hall
Jul 29 all-day
M-W-A Class of 72 Reunion Saturday, July 29th Mt. Hope Township Community Hall Info: Rick Shifflet. 309.830.4119
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