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Burglary, drug ring leads to six arrests

What started as a string of burglaries throughout much of northern North Dakota led to a high speed chase to Denbigh and the arrest of two suspects, Brent and Jason Ellis of Willow City.

Posted 2/08/12 (Wed) read more »

Benefit Sunday for Cohen Erickson

Travis and Keri Erickson look over a long list of problems that have been found in their 18-month-old son Cohen. At birth he was a healthy 8 lb 6 ounces.

Posted 2/08/12 (Wed) read more »

Interpretive Center remodel will draw new crowds

You may have heard about Lewis and Clark before.

Posted 2/01/12 (Wed) read more »

Krause’s Super Valu finishing updates

If you like your eggs by your bacon, your creamer by your coffee and pizzas in an upright fridge, you'll likely be a big fan of the recent remodeling done at Krause's Super Valu.

Posted 2/01/12 (Wed) read more »

County plans for temp housing

A developer near Ryder has plans of a 120-unit temporary housing facility with a convenience store and all the options for people looking for housing as they come from afar for a job in the oil fields.

Posted 1/25/12 (Wed) read more »

County should prepare for an oil ‘stampede’

At a county-wide meeting held at the Underwood City Hall last Thursday, the oil patch area in western North Dakota, particularly around the Stanley and Tioga area, was described as a “bison stampede,” by Mountrail County commissioner Greg Boschee---and not the good kind of Bison stampede that wins national football championships.

Posted 1/25/12 (Wed) read more »

Washburn prepares for man camps

The regularity of man camps in conversations has Washburn commissioners thinking about ways to be prepared if and when the camps come to town.

Posted 1/18/12 (Wed) read more »

History as long as the river

Within the river bottoms full of cottonwood trees, near the place where the land changes dramatically from rich cropland to arid badlands, the diverse landscape will take your breath away.

Posted 1/18/12 (Wed) read more »

Courthouse Construction catching up with dry weather

The new McLean County courthouse is rising up smoothly alongside the Law Enforcement Center and current courthouse.

Posted 1/11/12 (Wed) read more »

Washburn house building boom

Having too much business isn’t something anyone around here is going to complain about.

Posted 1/11/12 (Wed) read more »