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City plans to buy old lumberyard

Commissioners Derek Laning and Duane Bauer approved the purchase of the old lumberyard building and property from the Johnson family for $20,000 at the last regular commission meeting.

Posted 5/22/13 (Wed) read more »

Exchanging cultures

Before the start of the Washburn School year, Tzu-tsen “Alice” Chen had every reason to believe she’d be spending her junior year at an American high school somewhere in Florida.

Posted 5/15/13 (Wed) read more »

Bids awarded for street improvements

Bids for street, sewer and water repairs came in under the estimated cost at the recent bid opening at the Washburn City Hall.

Posted 5/15/13 (Wed) read more »

Freedom Fitness now open 24-7

For those looking to get into shape for swimsuit season, there are few excuses to say you can’t find the time now that Washburn’s Freedom Fitness Center is open 24 hours a day and seven days a week.

Posted 5/08/13 (Wed) read more »

Giving a part of me to you

Hazen resident Karmen Boehm knew there was a reason she met David Spitzer, 50, in college.

Posted 5/08/13 (Wed) read more »

Students honored at 50th annual Masonic banquet

It is said that a Mason finds ways in which to serve his God, his family, his fellow man, and his country.

Posted 5/01/13 (Wed) read more »

Vander Wal earns Tuntland Scholarship

Jocilynn Vander Wal says the work of applying for the Mason’s Tuntland Scholarship was one of the toughest things she had to apply for so far.

Posted 5/01/13 (Wed) read more »

One program pays for another

With demolition of the old McLean County Courthouse imminent...

Posted 4/24/13 (Wed) read more »

Courthouse gets carved

While the start of demolition was scheduled over a month ago, it was still as shocking as ever for spectators...

Posted 4/24/13 (Wed) read more »

Winter storm delays spring

Snowfall amounts over the weekend added up to a huge mess for residents as most in the area saw anywhere from a 1 to 2 feet of heavy drifted snow.

Posted 4/17/13 (Wed) read more »