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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 »

Sequestration puts local entities in limbo

Federal budget cuts that automatically went into effect at midnight this past Saturday as part of the fallout from the government’s budget standoff will have a ripple effect felt at the local level.

Posted 3/06/13 (Wed) read more »