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Eliminate email?

After one commissioner decided recently against using emails for city business, the Washburn City Commission is discussing how to proceed with correspondence.

Posted 7/20/16 (Wed) read more »

Navigating nature

Children and adults gathered at Audubon Refuge near Coleharbor recently to get a little more in touch with nature and master some new trades.

Posted 7/20/16 (Wed) read more »

City weighs accessibility issue

The Washburn City Commission is taking a look at options to make the family fishing pier in town handicap accessible.

Posted 7/13/16 (Wed) read more »

Sheriff’s office recognized

The McLean County Sheriff’s office is receiving some extra praise after one officer was recognized in an online post recently.

Posted 7/13/16 (Wed) read more »

Zimmerman makes statement

Auditor Zimmerman asked if she could speak on her behalf before the city included here.

Posted 7/06/16 (Wed) read more »

Auditor reappointed

Washburn’s city auditor has been approved for another four-year term, but not before citizens voiced some misgivings about the commissioners fighting the reappointment.

Posted 7/06/16 (Wed) read more »

Lindell: Track use not permitted

City attorney David Lindell has weighed in on whether operating a go-kart track in Washburn would qualify as a permitted use.

Posted 6/29/16 (Wed) read more »

New class making waves

A returning class is making a splash in Washburn this summer.

Posted 6/29/16 (Wed) read more »

Thomas: Disappointed with city auditor

President of the Commission Larry Thomas said at last week’s city commission meeting that he will be recommending to not appoint Washburn City Auditor Joan Zimmerman.

Posted 6/23/16 (Thu) read more »

Bluegrass was booming

Cross Ranch State Park was packed this weekend with the Missouri River Bluegrass Festival.

Posted 6/23/16 (Thu) read more »