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Great travel partners

The letters that Ray and Peggy Wicklander used to write to each other when they were in their early 20s surely spoke of the longing to be closer to each other.

Posted 1/09/13 (Wed) read more »

Guns: County and country stocking up

The sales of guns in the country shot through the roof since the shooting at Newtown, Conn.

Posted 1/09/13 (Wed) read more »

Wilton School accepts ESG plan

After months of discussion, a few hours of lost sleep and several negotiations, the Wilton School Board had full approval from all board members to move ahead with a contract with Energy Services Group at a special meeting Friday evening.

Posted 1/02/13 (Wed) read more »

Polar bear plunge

They didn’t do it for the fame, the money or to impress each other.

Posted 1/02/13 (Wed) read more »

County’s jail paying its way

McLean County’s new Law Enforcement Center is paying its way – and then some.

Posted 12/26/12 (Wed) read more »

Shell station now in Washburn

The dinosaur has become extinct in Washburn as the Sinclair station, Highway 83 Express, is now part of the Shell family.

Posted 12/26/12 (Wed) read more »

Christmas gifts remembered

Christmas is a time to gather with family for storytelling about those holidays from years ago.

Posted 12/18/12 (Tue) read more »

Street project moving into preliminary engineering

Washburn city commissioners heard an update on the street project at their last regular meeting.

Posted 12/18/12 (Tue) read more »

The check’s in the bank

The long awaited payment for the Heritage Heights Lots arrived on Friday and the Washburn City Commission is quite certain that this time, things are going to move forward positively.

Posted 12/12/12 (Wed) read more »

Elementary works to melt Grinch’s heart

Most of you know about the story of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.”

Posted 12/12/12 (Wed) read more »