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Assessment committee to begin plan for street project

The work to fix streets in Washburn is moving forward while the ice covers up much of the damage throughout town.

Posted 1/23/13 (Wed) read more »

Nursing home to close

A decision was made to begin the closure of the Sanford Health Underwood Continuing Care Center, formerly known as Medcenter One Prairieview Nursing Home on Tuesday.

Posted 1/16/13 (Wed) read more »

Washburn reviews lock-down procedure

Cases of intruders entering schools in the nation has some area schools taking another look at how they secure their facility.

Posted 1/16/13 (Wed) read more »

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 »