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‘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 »

Homecoming 2014

Homecoming week is in full swing in both the Washburn and Wilton schools.

Posted 9/17/14 (Wed) read more »

There’s a new deputy auditor in town

Longing to get back to her "true roots" in bookkeeping and accounting, Sharon Hendrikson recently applied for the position of deputy auditor for the City of Washburn.

Posted 9/17/14 (Wed) read more »