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Streets could be fixed for a price

The community has been asking for major improvements to the city streets and a plan to fix most has finally come together, for a cost of about $4 million.

Posted 10/23/12 (Tue) read more »

Sold: Commission accepts bid

Pending an agreement on an offer, the city of Washburn may have finally sold 12 Heritage Heights lots.

Posted 10/17/12 (Wed) read more »

The power of purple

The idea of having the community of Washburn filled with purple lights has Jenell Olson, executive director of the McLean Family Resource Center, filled with excitement.

Posted 10/17/12 (Wed) read more »

Theater group presents murder mystery

Washburn senior Nick Due loves to go head-to-head against the competition.

Posted 10/10/12 (Wed) read more »

Riders deliver message of hope

It looked like it may be a poor turn out for the annual Saddle up Against Cancer ride on Saturday morning.

Posted 10/10/12 (Wed) read more »

Final budget approved with additions

Based on your tax payment last year, you can expect to pay an additional 4.62 percent on the Washburn city tax portion of your taxes.

Posted 10/03/12 (Wed) read more »

Flag flies at new courthouse

As the departments of McLean County make the move to the new courthouse, so did a longstanding part of the county.

Posted 10/03/12 (Wed) read more »

Pochant leads with new signs

When Parker Pochant heard that the Washburn School was co-oping with other local schools...

Posted 9/25/12 (Tue) read more »

County competes in salary arena

It’s about being competitive.

Posted 9/25/12 (Tue) read more »

Internet could get boost at school

Recent internet connectivity concerns have Washburn School board members looking at a possible upgrade for the school’s internet access points.

Posted 9/19/12 (Wed) read more »