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January 9, 2013

Great travel partners

The letters that Ray and Peggy Wicklander used to write to each other when they were in their early 20s surely spoke of the longing to be closer to each other.

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January 2, 2013

Polar bear plunge

They didn’t do it for the fame, the money or to impress each other.

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After months of discussion, a few hours of lost sleep and several negotiations, the Wilton School Board had full approval from all board members to move ahead with a contract with Energy Services Group at a special meeting Friday evening.

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The dinosaur has become extinct in Washburn as the Sinclair station, Highway 83 Express, is now part of the Shell family.

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McLean County’s new Law Enforcement Center is paying its way – and then some.

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Washburn city commissioners heard an update on the street project at their last regular meeting.

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December 18, 2012

Christmas gifts remembered

Christmas is a time to gather with family for storytelling about those holidays from years ago.

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Most of you know about the story of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.”

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December 12, 2012

The check’s in the bank

The long awaited payment for the Heritage Heights Lots arrived on Friday and the Washburn City Commission is quite certain that this time, things are going to move forward positively.

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With flexibility that would make most of us shiver in pain, the Washburn Expressions are stretching their abilities to reach new levels in their dance routines.

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