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Mayor to be elected, rather than appointed

A special election will take place in Washburn on Tuesday, August 25 to determine who will become the city's new mayor.

Posted 5/20/15 (Wed) read more »

‘Oh the places you’ll go...’

"You’re off to great places, today is your day. Your mountain is waiting, so...get on your way."

Posted 5/20/15 (Wed) read more »

To buzz in, or not to buzz in

The Washburn Public School recently received a $5,444 bid to install a secured entrance, including a camera and buzzer system, at the administrative entrance of the school.

Posted 5/13/15 (Wed) read more »

Where there’s a constant need

What if you went to the McLean Family Resource Center expecting to receive food items, only to find that the shelves were bare?

Posted 5/13/15 (Wed) read more »

Mayor's resignation approved

It's official; Duane Bauer is no longer Washburn's city mayor.

Posted 5/06/15 (Wed) read more »

52nd Annual Masonic Banquet

"Making good men better."

Posted 5/06/15 (Wed) read more »

County approves hwy. dept. purchases

The McLean County Highway Department will soon have new, and near-new, equipment to help keep the county's roads in tip-top shape.

Posted 4/29/15 (Wed) read more »

On the same page: Sheriff’s dept. talks changes

With changes come questions. And with questions come answers.

Posted 4/29/15 (Wed) read more »

Jamie Baumann benefit

Are you in the market for a hearty meal and a good laugh, all in the name of a good cause?

Posted 4/22/15 (Wed) read more »

Timber! Washburn's lumberyard is scheduled for demo

Eight bids were received and one was approved to demolish Washburn's dilapidated lumberyard.

Posted 4/22/15 (Wed) read more »