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February 24, 2016

Jumping for joy

Washburn elementary and middle school students gathered in the Olde Gym last Friday afternoon...

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February 17, 2016

‘Just me and my dogs’

Even at a young age, Jim Ryder knew he wanted to be a musher, or dog sledder, if you will.

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February 17, 2016

Calm amid chaos

Ten monitors sit in front of her, another three behind her.

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February 10, 2016

10-4, K-9

The McLean County Sheriff’s Department is looking to expand its number of employees, adding two more sets of eyes, and four more pairs of legs to the team.

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Butler Machinery will provide three motorgraders as McLean County goes from owning to leasing.

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February 3, 2016

Speech team preps for meet

Fresh off of a successful competition last month, the Cardinals speech team is looking forward to showing off their stuff at the Washburn Speech Invitational this weekend.

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February 3, 2016

Under the flashing lights

It’s a few minutes before 6 p.m. and McLean County Deputy Sheriff Corporal Justin Krohmer looks at the clock and says, "Time to go."

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McLean County’s new emergency notification system is ready and will be tested this Friday at 10 a.m.

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January 27, 2016

Hopping for heart health

Washburn Public Schools students kicked off this year’s Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser on Jan. 20 in the Olde Gym, with a mission of exceeding the amount of money raised last year for the American Heart Association.

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January 20, 2016

‘This is not a test’

Katelyn Smith was sitting in the basement of the Schafer hall auditoriam in the middle of her Stage makeup class...

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