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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 »

Observe demolition with caution

The demolition of the McLean County Courthouse will require a community-wide effort to limit exposure from spores over a possible 60-day period, county officials said at a community meeting on Feb. 19 at the courthouse.

Posted 2/27/13 (Wed) read more »

Pfliiger makes Academic All-State

Washburn senior MiKayla (Mickey) Pfliiger has her whole life ahead of her and she’s already off to a great start.

Posted 2/27/13 (Wed) read more »

Washburn’s trees could use more diversity

Have you ever looked around at the variety of trees in Washburn.

Posted 2/20/13 (Wed) read more »

Mail dropped

In rain, sleet, hail and snow the mail will go. Just not on Saturdays.

Posted 2/20/13 (Wed) read more »