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November 7, 2012

Street smarts

City commissioners met with Washburn residents Monday night with the goal to hear ideas and concerns of how the city can go about fixing streets in Washburn.

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Individuals in Washburn have organized a grief support group for anyone that has suffered a loss of a loved one.

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Extreme cold, freezing rain, snow, dangerous wind chills.

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October 31, 2012

General election is Tuesday

The General Election is only a few days away, but many McLean County voters have already cast their ballot.

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The community has been asking for major improvements to the city streets and a plan to fix most has finally come together, for a cost of about $4 million.

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The McLean County Heritage Preservation Foundation filed a legal complaint in South Central District Court on Oct. 11 against the McLean County Commissioners.

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Pending an agreement on an offer, the city of Washburn may have finally sold 12 Heritage Heights lots.

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October 17, 2012

The power of purple

The idea of having the community of Washburn filled with purple lights has Jenell Olson, executive director of the McLean Family Resource Center, filled with excitement.

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It looked like it may be a poor turn out for the annual Saddle up Against Cancer ride on Saturday morning.

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Washburn senior Nick Due loves to go head-to-head against the competition.

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