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Petition drafted to remove mayor

A petition to remove the mayor of Washburn has started to circulate town recently.

Posted 7/27/16 (Wed) read more »

Residents ‘Gotta catch ‘em all’

A new digital pastime has hit Washburn adults with a wave of nostalgia.

Posted 7/27/16 (Wed) read more »

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 »