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Youth leaders typically don’t encourage their students to walk around smashing things.

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October 30, 2014

Looming with love

Nadine Berger was tickled pink when she received the gift of a rug loom from her husband, Kevin, about 10 years ago.

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Dennis Van Hoorn was recently appointed to the Special Assessment Committee, filling the position vacated by Luke Retterath.

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October 21, 2014

Seeking: volunteers

"The purpose of this discussion is not to say we’re ending Lewis & Clark Riverboat Days (LCRD)...it’s to get opinions and bring in new activities. We can’t keep doing the same things."

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Wet conditions this fall made for a longer than average harvest season and many farmers found themselves in a rat race to the finish line.

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October 15, 2014

Clint Hill’s Homecoming

"It’s not every day you get the privilege of shaking someone’s hand, who personally knew John F. Kennedy."

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Two Washburn brothers recently earned the highest advancement rank in boy scouting, an honor only one percent of scouts achieve in their lifetime – Eagle Scout Rank.

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October 8, 2014

A change of hands

The McLean County Abstract building will soon be displaying a new sign on its storefront, visible to all who travel down Main Avenue in Washburn.

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The first of October is a day the students and staff at the Washburn School will be talking about for many weeks, if not months, to come.

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McLean County States Attorney Ladd Erickson recently updated county commissioners on flooding resolutions discussed for the Painted Woods Lake/Creek area.

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