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September 13, 2017

Budgets approved

Washburn residents will likely see minimal effects of budget changes on their property taxes next year, as school and city mill adjustments practically canceled each other out.

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September 6, 2017

Preliminary budget approved

Washburn City Commissioners made some adjustments before approving the 2018 preliminary budget, ensuring a zero-percent increase in property taxes from the city this year.

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Locals joined arm-in-arm this week to lend a hand and spread some joy throughout town during the first ever “Bless You” week.

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August 30, 2017

Behind the numbers

With schools beginning to publish their financial reports for the 2016-17 school year, local administrators are shedding a little light on what large amounts of carryover are used for.

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August 30, 2017

Enrollments stay stable

Steady stays the course for schools throughout McLean County.

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August 23, 2017

Shooting for the moon

How far are you willing to go to get the photo? For one local photographer, the answer is about 800 miles.

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Engineers are getting closer to deciding on a site for the new intake, which is set to replace the current intake and avoid any possible lapses in water collection.

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One individual caught burglarizing a Garrison home last week has been arrested, while the second intruder, accused of assault by one victim, remains on the run.

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For the second time in a little over a year, a petition is circulating around town to replace the head of the city commission.

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August 9, 2017

Building opportunity

For McLean Family Resource Center staff members, it’s always been a matter of working with the space they have, and setting priorities for what they can do with it.

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