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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Library Book Sale
Library Book Sale @ Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Library
May 28 – Jun 16 all-day
Spring Book Sale! The library’s annual book sale will be held May 28 – June 16. Prices are as follows: May 28 – June 2: 50 cents each June 4-9: 25 cents each June 11-14:... Continue Reading
Holiday-Delayed Recycle Pick-Up
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Zumba with Deanna 6:00 pm
Zumba with Deanna @ Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Park District
Jun 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Zumba with Deanna Mondays and Wednesdays, 6 to 7 pm Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Park District, 107 N. West St., McLean, IL $4/class or $20/6 classes
Village Board Meeting 7:00 pm
Village Board Meeting @ Village of McLean Office Conference Room
Jun 4 @ 7:00 pm
 
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Zumba with Deanna 6:00 pm
Zumba with Deanna @ Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Park District
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Zumba with Deanna Mondays and Wednesdays, 6 to 7 pm Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Park District, 107 N. West St., McLean, IL $4/class or $20/6 classes
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Zumba with Deanna 6:00 pm
Zumba with Deanna @ Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Park District
Jun 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Zumba with Deanna Mondays and Wednesdays, 6 to 7 pm Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Park District, 107 N. West St., McLean, IL $4/class or $20/6 classes
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Zumba with Deanna 6:00 pm
Zumba with Deanna @ Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Park District
Jun 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Zumba with Deanna Mondays and Wednesdays, 6 to 7 pm Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Park District, 107 N. West St., McLean, IL $4/class or $20/6 classes
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Zumba with Deanna 6:00 pm
Zumba with Deanna @ Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Park District
Jun 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Zumba with Deanna Mondays and Wednesdays, 6 to 7 pm Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Park District, 107 N. West St., McLean, IL $4/class or $20/6 classes
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Summer Reading Program: Forest Park Nature Center 2:30 pm
Summer Reading Program: Forest Park Nature Center @ Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Library
Jun 19 @ 2:30 pm
 
CORE of McLean meeting 6:15 pm
CORE of McLean meeting @ Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Library
Jun 19 @ 6:15 pm
CORE of McLean monthly meeting Tuesday, June 19 @ 6:15 pm Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Library All are welcome to join us for our monthly meeting! We’ll be discussing plans for the upcoming 5th Annual Get... Continue Reading
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Zumba with Deanna 6:00 pm
Zumba with Deanna @ Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Park District
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Zumba with Deanna Mondays and Wednesdays, 6 to 7 pm Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Park District, 107 N. West St., McLean, IL $4/class or $20/6 classes
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Independence Day Celebration 4:30 pm
Independence Day Celebration @ Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Park District
Jun 23 @ 4:30 pm
Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Park District’s Annual Independence Day Celebration Saturday, June 23, 2018 The park district will be hosting a dinner that will be available at 4:30 pm. the dinner will consist of pulled pork, ranch... Continue Reading
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Zumba with Deanna 6:00 pm
Zumba with Deanna @ Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Park District
Jun 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Zumba with Deanna Mondays and Wednesdays, 6 to 7 pm Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Park District, 107 N. West St., McLean, IL $4/class or $20/6 classes
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Zumba with Deanna 6:00 pm
Zumba with Deanna @ Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Park District
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Zumba with Deanna Mondays and Wednesdays, 6 to 7 pm Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Park District, 107 N. West St., McLean, IL $4/class or $20/6 classes
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