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New K-9 team certified

"Track," Deputy Brad Nielson says to his partner as the timer starts.

Posted 6/02/16 (Thu) read more »

County Relay for Life coming up

It’s time to strike out cancer.

Posted 6/02/16 (Thu) read more »

Wilton looks to expand robotics

With eyes on the 2016-17 school year, Wilton Public School is planning out its classes, activities and clubs, including one that may be spreading into the elementary.

Posted 5/26/16 (Thu) read more »

Auxiliary thanks Sheriff’s Department

The newly-formed Sheriff’s Department Auxiliary hosted an open house at the McLean County Law Enforcement Center this weekend to celebrate local law enforcement.

Posted 5/26/16 (Thu) read more »

AgPro Equipment opens in Washburn

The Washburn area now has another option for their agriculture needs with AgPro Equipment opening up in town.

Posted 5/18/16 (Wed) read more »

Playground causes concern

Safety was a big topic of discussion at the recent Washburn Public School board meeting, with debate between members about how much work should be done on the school’s elementary playground.

Posted 5/18/16 (Wed) read more »

Debate arises over sales and use funds

"Why have public officials if we don’t have a say?"

Posted 5/11/16 (Wed) read more »

One man’s mission

A car seat is still strapped into the backseat. A stuffed animal rabbit rests next to it, a couple feet from the bag of diapers on the floor of the car.

Posted 5/11/16 (Wed) read more »

Man arrested after stabbing

A Windom, Minn., man is in custody following a stabbing incident at the Black Nugget in Underwood Saturday night.

Posted 5/05/16 (Thu) read more »

Wanted: An extra set of eyes

When it comes to stemming the tide of crime in McLean County, authorities say an extra set of eyes is beneficial.

Posted 5/05/16 (Thu) read more »