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For the fifth year in a row, McLean County Commissioners approved a fire emergency declaration and burn ban for the county, forbidding fires or fireworks on days when the danger rating is red or orange.

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Main Avenue repair estimated at $272,000

Fixing the leg of Main Avenue that collapsed in March will take more time and much more money than expected, one city engineer told commissioners Monday night.

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Miners take National Championship

Wilton Miner archery made a name for itself this weekend, bringing home a Western National Championship title for 3-D shooting.

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The river level at Washburn is expected to rise by approximately a foot over the next week, as releases from the Garrison Dam are gradually stepped up.

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The Wilton School Board hosted a regular meeting on April 17, in the FACS Room.

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Ladies workshop: Living Intentionally Free Everyday

Mary Lingelbach is dedicated to giving women a voice and igniting their power through a health foundation of God.

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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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