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New WAEDA director named

Tana Waldren Larsen has been named Economic Development & Marketing Director for the Washburn Area Economic Development Association (WAEDA).

Posted 8/17/16 (Wed) read more »

Washburn native publishes book

In an effort to help people appreciate what they have, a Washburn native has written a children’s book called “Don’t be sad, Sad Sally.”

Posted 8/17/16 (Wed) read more »

Former sheriff under investigation

Former McLean County Sheriff Don Charging is under investigation for purchasing and selling multiple assault rifles to individuals.

Posted 8/10/16 (Wed) read more »

A garden of memories

"Those angels are from my mom,” Suzanne Richards says, pointing at cherub statues in her and her husband’s back yard in Washburn.

Posted 8/10/16 (Wed) read more »

Washburn debates test exemption

Washburn teachers and school board members discussed pros and cons to several test- exemption policy options at a recent meeting.

Posted 8/03/16 (Wed) read more »

‘Bluegrass Goes Pink’ does it again

Bluegrass Goes Pink filled Cross Ranch State Park with harmony and bluegrass fans last Saturday.

Posted 8/03/16 (Wed) read more »

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 »