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A former Miner principal will be returning to Wilton Public School in July, this time as the new school superintendent.

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McLean County’s ag industry is set to expand a little bit, as the county commission approved a new feedlot to be located on a quarter of land near Falkirk Mine.

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Washburn’s Memorial Building will be looking and sounding a little bit better in the near future, with improvements to the stairs and lighting and a new sound system set for installation.

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Change is in the air at Painted Woods Golf Course as officials work to rebrand, remarket and eventually pull the course out of debt.

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After interviewing five candidates and selecting three finalists, the Washburn City Commission has selected its top pick for filling the vacant auditor’s position.

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It has served as the county courthouse, Washburn city hall, the fire station and a meeting place for a variety of local organizations.

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The Southern McLean football co-op appears to be safe, at least for the next three seasons, as participating schools met last week to tackle problems related to practice times and transportation.

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The McLean County Planning and Zoning board, along with well over a dozen area residents, stuffed into the county courthouse last week to discuss a proposed feedlot on Falkirk Mine property.

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Five individuals from a pool of ten applicants have been selected to interview for the Washburn City Auditor position, with closed meetings scheduled to take place next week.

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April 18, 2018

City approves dog park

A dog park is set to be erected near the river in Washburn, with temporary fencing to allow for a trial run of the new feature.

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