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Spring calving risks are high

Two local reports of cows attacking ranchers in the area serves as a warning to those working with cattle to be extra cautious.

Posted 4/10/13 (Wed) read more »

Sales and Use committee approves funding requests

The Washburn One Cent Sales Tax Committee approved two requests for funding last Thursday totaling $130,000.

Posted 4/03/13 (Wed) read more »

Seven Day Jones brings music event to Washburn

An event of epic proportions is coming to Washburn, April 10.

Posted 4/03/13 (Wed) read more »

Wilton selects secondary principal

Wilton School will welcome a new secondary principal this August.

Posted 3/27/13 (Wed) read more »

Corps dodges bullet on furloughs, closing rec areas

As of last Tuesday, it looked like a couple of the county’s often-used recreation areas might be closed this summer due to government funding cuts.

Posted 3/27/13 (Wed) read more »

Local FFA chapter looks back at year

The theme for the Washburn FFA banquet was one of responsibility.

Posted 3/20/13 (Wed) read more »

The entrepreneur fair had it all

Young entrepreneurs were busy showing off their wares and business ideas last Wednesday at Underwood school’s annual Entrepreneur Fair.

Posted 3/20/13 (Wed) read more »

Former sheriff remembered

McLean County residents said goodbye to a long-time former McLean County sheriff Monday in Washburn.

Posted 3/13/13 (Wed) read more »

Washburn Lions serving at home and afar

Youth will enjoy the shade of their work; tourists and locals alike will take in the history they’ve helped preserve; the world will see a little more clearly because of their outreach.

Posted 3/13/13 (Wed) read more »

Dollars for Scholars has big plans for 20th year

The dedication required to keep an organization running smoothly for 20 years is immense.

Posted 3/06/13 (Wed) read more »