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New loan supports new and expanding businesses

A new low-interest loan might help attract businesses to Washburn.

Posted 9/30/09 (Wed) read more »

School board has first meeting of new school year

Before the Washburn School Board could get down to business this month, the board members had to put on their best smile for the group’s yearbook photo.

Posted 9/23/09 (Wed) read more »

Budget up 6 percent: McLean County plans for 2010 fiscal year

McLean County officials got their first look Monday at the $8.1 million 2010 proposed budget.

Posted 9/23/09 (Wed) read more »

Patching up the project

The street construction project has dragged on for two months longer than intended, but the underground work is finally complete.

Posted 9/16/09 (Wed) read more »

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 »