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A plea for help sent out by Civic Club last month seemed to yield results, as the group saw a dramatic boost in attendance at Tuesday’s meeting.

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Anniversary on Main Avenue

Throughout the years, Washburn’s Main Avenue has seen a variety of changes, yet one business has remained constant.

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October 3, 2018

Visitors from the past

The ointments and powders making up his medical supplies were hand-ground and mixed, according to historic recipes.

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Where is Washburn now, and where do locals want to see it go?

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Roughriders fight Titans for homecoming game

The Southern McLean Roughriders played on Wilton soil for their homecoming game on Sept. 21.

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September 19, 2018

Taxable sales recover slightly

McLean County taxable sales are still down from 2017, but recent numbers show some slight improvement.

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September 12, 2018

Final budget approved

In a 3-2 vote, the Washburn City Commission approved the final 2019 budget, with no additional changes from the preliminary budget.

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Captain’s Cabin changing hands

"Don’t worry. The broasted chicken is staying,” Emmy Barnick said with a laugh.

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September 5, 2018

Changing lives in Japan

The Washburn Baptist youth group has returned from its mission trip to Japan, where they served in a number of ways.

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