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Washburn City Commission meeting spurs heated debate

City assessments continued to be the major area of discussion at the Washburn City Board of Equalization meeting.

Posted 4/16/14 (Wed) read more »

‘Crash – bang – boom’ goes the SIDNE car

It’s not every day students get permission to drive a car across the gym floor. Freshman students were recently given the opportunity to do just that.

Posted 4/16/14 (Wed) read more »

Bessy’s Best keeps dairy farming alive

In the 1980s there were more than 5,000 family dairy farms in North Dakota.

Posted 4/09/14 (Wed) read more »

Washburn, Wilton students spell w-i-n-n-e-r

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.

Posted 4/09/14 (Wed) read more »

Gunderson working on Cloud 9

Have you ever been to a fairy tale wedding reception?

Posted 4/02/14 (Wed) read more »

Special assessment meeting draws concerned citizens

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."

Posted 4/02/14 (Wed) read more »

SIM-ND brings emergency training

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

Posted 3/26/14 (Wed) read more »

Area youth shine

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

Posted 3/26/14 (Wed) read more »

Dollars For Scholars host annual banquet bash

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

Posted 3/19/14 (Wed) read more »

Course upgrades in full swing

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.

Posted 3/19/14 (Wed) read more »