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The Olde Gym at Washburn High School was so quiet you could hear a pin drop, as students from surrounding communities gathered together for the McLean County Spelling Bee.

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Luke Retterath, chairman of the assessment committee, opened Tuesday’s special assessment meeting at the Washburn Memorial Hall, saying, "This is is one of those meetings we all dread attending."

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Have you ever been to a fairy tale wedding reception?

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March 26, 2014

Area youth shine

With graduation fast approaching, it’s no wonder Drew Petersen has a smile on his face.

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A firefighter begins having chest pain after battling a fire and is in need of immediate, medical attention.

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While the rest of the community was snuggled inside this winter, three welders volunteered to battle the cold to bring Painted Wood Golf Course up to, what some say will be championship standards.

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Frank Sinatra, Audrey Hepburn and Dean Martin graced the Memorial Hall March 15, during the annual Washburn Dollars For Scholars banquet.

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Southern McLean football co-op of Washburn, Wilton and Wing may have its last season this fall.

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March 12, 2014

Budding Entrepreneurs

Four Washburn high school students might be the leaders of tomorrow, with businesses in our region.

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March 5, 2014

Assessment hearing set

The bad news is city property taxes are set to go up.

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