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In an effort to help people appreciate what they have, a Washburn native has written a children’s book called “Don’t be sad, Sad Sally.”

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August 10, 2016

A garden of memories

"Those angels are from my mom,” Suzanne Richards says, pointing at cherub statues in her and her husband’s back yard in Washburn.

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Former McLean County Sheriff Don Charging is under investigation for purchasing and selling multiple assault rifles to individuals.

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Washburn teachers and school board members discussed pros and cons to several test- exemption policy options at a recent meeting.

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Bluegrass Goes Pink filled Cross Ranch State Park with harmony and bluegrass fans last Saturday.

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A petition to remove the mayor of Washburn has started to circulate town recently.

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A new digital pastime has hit Washburn adults with a wave of nostalgia.

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July 20, 2016

Navigating nature

Children and adults gathered at Audubon Refuge near Coleharbor recently to get a little more in touch with nature and master some new trades.

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July 20, 2016

Eliminate email?

After one commissioner decided recently against using emails for city business, the Washburn City Commission is discussing how to proceed with correspondence.

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The McLean County Sheriff’s office is receiving some extra praise after one officer was recognized in an online post recently.

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