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Washburn School Board members got their first look at what a possible school remodel project could cost last week, with the full estimate topping $5 million.

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The bottom of the river
April 17, 2019

The bottom of the river

The two men walked across the water-logged sand, eyeing the exposed pipelines sitting a few inches above the water’s surface.

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The City of Washburn is working to turn around issues with its financial operations after its 2017 and 2018 audit revealed improper fund transfers and unwarranted leave payout.

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McLean County officers partnered with federal and state officials last month in a joint arrest effort named “Operation Spring Break”.

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City addresses collapse on Main

What used to be a half a block of Main Avenue is now nothing more than a massive pit in downtown Washburn.

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March 27, 2019

Korgel says his goodbyes

After 33 years and two weeks, Les Korgel is leaving the McLean County Courthouse.

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Small but mighty
March 27, 2019

Small but mighty

Feeding the hungry is one of the many services the McLean Family Resource Center takes on to serve its community.

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Feeding the hungry
March 20, 2019

Feeding the hungry

When the Wilton Food Pantry opened in October of 2013, the volunteers behind the effort had no idea what they were in for.

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March 20, 2019

Fun Pianos April 5

For the third year in a row, the Fun Pianos Show is coming to Washburn to help raise money for this year’s Riverboat Days Weekend.

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