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New faces: Washburn commissioners take oaths

Joan Zimmerman is Washburn’s new city auditor, stepping up into the role vacated by Milissa Price, who resigned in May.

Posted 7/01/14 (Tue) read more »

Sunny and successful Riverboat Days

Sunshine, hot dogs galore, good music and activities for both young and old contributed to the success of this year’s Lewis & Clark Riverboat Days.

Posted 6/25/14 (Wed) read more »

Another fair in the books

A little bit of rain here or there didn’t dampen the spirits of those attending the McLean County Fair last weekend, particularly the racing fans, as the gate at both the stock car and enduro races indicated a pretty good showing.

Posted 6/25/14 (Wed) read more »

Asbestos abatement underway

The asbestos abatement, in conjunction with ESG’s energy improvement project, is costing the Washburn School District $550 per day to complete.

Posted 6/18/14 (Wed) read more »

I love to eat, apples and bananas

Like most any 4-year-old little girl, Ava Tweeten loves to help her mom, Bridgett, in the kitchen.

Posted 6/18/14 (Wed) read more »

Friday’s rallying cry – Relay For Life

This Friday, droves of people will gather at Comet Field in Underwood to show their support for friends and loved ones who are fighting cancer and those who have won the battle.

Posted 6/11/14 (Wed) read more »

Birds will be singing

A meadowlark, resting high in a cottonwood tree, proudly sings out a joyful tune.

Posted 6/11/14 (Wed) read more »

Idiot on the Prairie to perform at Relay

McLean County’s own "Idiot on the Prairie" will be returning to the stage next Friday, June 13, to entertain the crowd attending the Relay For Life activities in Underwood, performing two sets starting at 7:30 and 9:30 pm at Comet Field.

Posted 6/04/14 (Wed) read more »

Introducing...Wilton’s new city auditor

There is a new smiling face behind the desk at Wilton’s city hall.

Posted 6/04/14 (Wed) read more »

County roads to undergo repairs

After the long winter and late spring thaw, many roads in McLean County are in need of a little TLC.

Posted 5/28/14 (Wed) read more »