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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 »

Track work makes first hurdle

With work expected to begin in early June, there was some worry about if and when the new track project would get under way at the Washburn School when in early July no progress had been made.

Posted 7/25/12 (Wed) read more »

Falkirk road closure approved

About nine residents and farmers in the Falkirk Mining area around Birka Church heard about the plan of movement of mining operations on Tuesday at the regular county commission meeting.

Posted 7/18/12 (Wed) read more »

Waste Management gets garbage contract

Washburn city commissioners heard one complaint regarding service through Waste Management but it wasn’t enough for them to reconsider continuing their contract with the garbage service.

Posted 7/18/12 (Wed) read more »

Coffee, flower shop re-zoning rejected

Zoning issues have dominated the Wilton City Commission meetings in the last month or so.

Posted 7/11/12 (Wed) read more »

Couple turns to next intriguing chapter of life

Jack and Judy Eichhorst are the kind of people that you hope you run into when you’re waiting for your bus.

Posted 7/11/12 (Wed) read more »

Don Gackle remembered

Don Gackle’s death this past Sunday leaves behind a lifetime of achievements.

Posted 7/03/12 (Tue) read more »