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As of last Tuesday, it looked like a couple of the county’s often-used recreation areas might be closed this summer due to government funding cuts.

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Wilton School will welcome a new secondary principal this August.

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Young entrepreneurs were busy showing off their wares and business ideas last Wednesday at Underwood school’s annual Entrepreneur Fair.

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The theme for the Washburn FFA banquet was one of responsibility.

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Youth will enjoy the shade of their work; tourists and locals alike will take in the history they’ve helped preserve; the world will see a little more clearly because of their outreach.

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McLean County residents said goodbye to a long-time former McLean County sheriff Monday in Washburn.

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Federal budget cuts that automatically went into effect at midnight this past Saturday as part of the fallout from the government’s budget standoff will have a ripple effect felt at the local level.

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The dedication required to keep an organization running smoothly for 20 years is immense.

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Washburn senior MiKayla (Mickey) Pfliiger has her whole life ahead of her and she’s already off to a great start.

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The demolition of the McLean County Courthouse will require a community-wide effort to limit exposure from spores over a possible 60-day period, county officials said at a community meeting on Feb. 19 at the courthouse.

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