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Following in his father’s footsteps

Wet conditions this fall made for a longer than average harvest season and many farmers found themselves in a rat race to the finish line.

Posted 10/21/14 (Tue) read more »

Seeking: volunteers

"The purpose of this discussion is not to say we’re ending Lewis & Clark Riverboat Days (LCRD)...it’s to get opinions and bring in new activities. We can’t keep doing the same things."

Posted 10/21/14 (Tue) read more »

‘Once an Eagle, always an Eagle’

Two Washburn brothers recently earned the highest advancement rank in boy scouting, an honor only one percent of scouts achieve in their lifetime – Eagle Scout Rank.

Posted 10/15/14 (Wed) read more »

Clint Hill’s Homecoming

"It’s not every day you get the privilege of shaking someone’s hand, who personally knew John F. Kennedy."

Posted 10/15/14 (Wed) read more »

‘If you can dream it, you can do it.’

The first of October is a day the students and staff at the Washburn School will be talking about for many weeks, if not months, to come.

Posted 10/08/14 (Wed) read more »

A change of hands

The McLean County Abstract building will soon be displaying a new sign on its storefront, visible to all who travel down Main Avenue in Washburn.

Posted 10/08/14 (Wed) read more »

County candidates speak up

Five candidates who are seeking election for two county seats fielded questions from the public on Sept. 22.

Posted 10/01/14 (Wed) read more »

Diverting: Erickson researches alternative solutions

McLean County States Attorney Ladd Erickson recently updated county commissioners on flooding resolutions discussed for the Painted Woods Lake/Creek area.

Posted 10/01/14 (Wed) read more »

Two children attacked

Two young children were recently bit by a "vicious dog" running at large in Wilton, while its owner allegedly just stood there and watched.

Posted 9/24/14 (Wed) read more »

26.2 miles of glory

There will come a point in the race, when you alone will need to decide.

Posted 9/24/14 (Wed) read more »