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Eat your fruits/veggies or go hungry

It’s no South Beach Diet, but the changes to the school lunch program are aiming for healthier eating in the schools nationwide.

Posted 8/28/12 (Tue) read more »

No knoephla soup on school menu?

There will be some nation-wide changes to school lunch programs due to new federal requirements for school meals, and that means there will be some major changes at the Washburn School as well.

Posted 8/22/12 (Wed) read more »

School’s back in session

Careful planning, months of cleaning and hours of training prepared the staff of the Washburn School for the 2012-2013 school year.

Posted 8/22/12 (Wed) read more »

Farmers Security Bank rated one....

You’re probably thinking that a safe bank is one that would see Jesse James coming and lock down all assets. Or one that has the fewest amount of paper cuts among its employees.

Posted 8/15/12 (Wed) read more »

Harvesting fire stopped by group effort

A fire started Thursday afternoon on the Pablo Ronderos farm, about 9 miles east of Washburn, was extinguished with the help of area farmers and the Washburn Fire Department.

Posted 8/15/12 (Wed) read more »

Bid accepted to replace Wilton city shop floor

Wilton City Commissioners graded their first trailer house during the last regular meeting.

Posted 8/08/12 (Wed) read more »

Courthouse savers offer $40,000

The old McLean County courthouse’s days are numbered.

Posted 8/08/12 (Wed) read more »

School board awaits word on possible growth

A lot changed during the last regular school board meeting of the Washburn School Board.

Posted 8/01/12 (Wed) read more »

Freedom Fitness returning to Washburn

If you’ve found you’ve added a few inches around the waist since the fitness center closed in Washburn, here’s some good news.

Posted 8/01/12 (Wed) read more »

Wilton superintendent to resign in a year

After months of discussing the superintendent contract for the Wilton School District, the school board was pleased to come up with an agreement that everyone could agree on during their last regular meeting.

Posted 7/25/12 (Wed) read more »