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175-year-old trans-Atlantic link endures

More than 175 years after his countryman Prince Maximilian explored North Dakota, the German ambassador to the United States paid Washburn a visit last week.

Posted 9/16/09 (Wed) read more »

Washburn grad opens chiropractic clinic

When she was a little girl playing make-believe, Dr. Ashley Wagner wanted to be a medical doctor and deliver babies.

Posted 9/09/09 (Wed) read more »

Remembering war times, old friends

Even though most of them are in their late 80s, the pilots and radio men of Bombing Squadron 19 are still full of zip.

Posted 9/09/09 (Wed) read more »

New Jersey couple weds in field of sunflowers

Many romances are a whirlwind, but for one New Jersey couple a hurricane led to romance on more than one occasion.

Posted 9/02/09 (Wed) read more »

It’s time to be counted: County hears Census update

McLean County officials would like all residents to stand up and be counted.

Posted 9/02/09 (Wed) read more »

Dogs, junk—the battle continues

For the Wilton City Commission, two topics headlined the August monthly meeting—dogs and junk around town.

Posted 8/26/09 (Wed) read more »

County tax director looking at retirement

McLean County will lose a veteran staff member by 2011, so the county commission is planning ahead.

Posted 8/26/09 (Wed) read more »

Hager withdraws city commission resignation

Commissioner Hager had a change of heart last week and rejoined the city commission, just three days after resigning during the Aug. 10 meeting.

Posted 8/19/09 (Wed) read more »

Construction setbacks trip up school traffic

City and school officials met with representatives from Toman Engineering Aug. 14 to discuss the way construction will affect school access.

Posted 8/19/09 (Wed) read more »

Wilton’s dog breed ordinance to be revisited

Wilton commissioners weren‘t surprised during the Aug. 5 commission meeting when Kevin Huddleston, owner of a part Rottweiler dog, came before the commission to request a change in the pet ordinance.

Posted 8/12/09 (Wed) read more »