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Helping find a cure, one step at a time

Cancer is one of the deadliest diseases on earth, taking the lives of nearly 564,000 people every year.

Posted 1/07/09 (Wed) read more »

Changing the name, not changing the hometown feel

For almost seventeen years, Washburn Insurance Agency has offered reliable and localized service to the area.

Posted 1/07/09 (Wed) read more »

Welcoming the New Year

With the dawn of every new year comes the time to begin looking towards the future, and 2009 is sure to be the same.

Posted 12/30/08 (Tue) read more »

Financial Forecast 2009

The past year may have been consumed with losses, pinching pennies and watching the economy as it continued to slump into the recession of 2008.

Posted 12/30/08 (Tue) read more »

After the storm

It is 6 a.m. the morning after a weekend blizzard that has blown through McLean County for two days.

Posted 12/23/08 (Tue) read more »

From the small towns to the big cities, local bluegrass takes over the weekend

By definition, bluegrass music is defined as a particular kind of folk music that is characterized by rapid tempos and jazz-like improvisations.

Posted 12/23/08 (Tue) read more »

County seeing positive budget changes

County Auditor Les Korgel updated commissioners on the financial condition of McLean County during the Dec. 9 meeting, telling them, "We are looking at a pretty good year."

Posted 12/17/08 (Wed) read more »

Washburn Park Board responds to recent $5,000 fine

The Washburn Park Board has been tossed into the media spotlight lately, not only in our community but also throughout the state when a recent infraction caused the board to be fined $5,000.

Posted 12/17/08 (Wed) read more »

Cleaner streets in Washburn's future

"Many people don't realize when the streets get swept because of our uneven streets and that's the perception that people see," said Larry Thomas, Washburn City Maintenance Supervisor.

Posted 12/10/08 (Wed) read more »

National relics draw Senator Dorgan to Washburn

The exhibits are continuously changing at the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center.

Posted 12/10/08 (Wed) read more »