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Man involved in Minot robbery nabbed in county

A 23-year-old Burlington man, wanted by authorities in Minot for multiple offenses, was apprehended when he made a stop in Underwood, Friday.

Posted 4/14/16 (Thu) read more »

Robotics club shows off skills

Washburn High School’s newest club is sharing its knowledge with younger students, combining creativity and teamwork to build something fitting for a sci-fi movie.

Posted 4/14/16 (Thu) read more »

Thomas seeking re-election

While four spots are up for grabs on the Washburn City Commission, only one of the current members is seeking re-election.

Posted 4/06/16 (Wed) read more »

History for sale

Not a single person was willing to fork over even pocket change for a wood grain elevator that was up for auction last week.

Posted 4/06/16 (Wed) read more »

AG: Committee violated open meetings law

The North Dakota Attorney General’s office issued an opinion last week on a possible violation, and found that a committee of the Washburn City Commission violated state Open Meetings law.

Posted 3/30/16 (Wed) read more »

Mats donated to sheriff’s department

For months, volunteers have met at Washburn Methodist Church on Wednesdays to gather, cut and tie plastic bags together to make washable, reusable beds for the homeless.

Posted 3/30/16 (Wed) read more »

Pushing for a dog park

Up and down the streets they went, knocking on doors, explaining their cause and collecting signatures from over 100 people.

Posted 3/23/16 (Wed) read more »

New gallery opening

Art is being picked out, construction plans are being made, and sometime this summer, a new gallery will open in downtown Bismarck through the Lewis and Clark Fort Mandan Foundation.

Posted 3/23/16 (Wed) read more »

Addition made to 2016 Street Project

A slight change was made to the 2016 Washburn Street Improvement Project by means of an addition at the City Commission meeting on March 8.

Posted 3/16/16 (Wed) read more »

Advisory committee mulls land buy

An advisory committee for North Dakota’s governor met on March 10 to try and find a solution to a growing flooding problem in Washburn, possibly by purchasing land adjacent to plots being inundated by water from Painted Woods Lake.

Posted 3/16/16 (Wed) read more »