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Scheresky joins Washburn School Board

The time had finally come for someone to fill the lonely chair in the board room vacated by Jay Meier last month.

Posted 2/23/11 (Wed) read more »

Student drivers ‘out of control’

"It makes you think a lot more about trying to do it."

Posted 2/23/11 (Wed) read more »

Courthouse plans presented to commissioners

Preliminary plans for a new McLean County Courthouse were presented to Washburn City Commissioners on Monday night by McLean County States Attorney Ladd Erickson.

Posted 2/16/11 (Wed) read more »

North Dakota students lead the way in science and math

A recent release from the National Assessment of Educational Progress showed that last year’s eighth-grade students were the top in the nation in science.

Posted 2/16/11 (Wed) read more »

Courthouse plans getting thumbs-up

While plans for the new county courthouse have not been finalized, they appear to meet the needs of several county entities.

Posted 2/09/11 (Wed) read more »

Peers lead others to find positive sources

A group of 19 students at the Washurn High School have been chosen to make a positive change at the school and beyond.

Posted 2/09/11 (Wed) read more »

What would you change about Washburn?

Whether you’ve lived in Washburn your whole life or you just moved here, there are likely some things you love about this place.

Posted 2/02/11 (Wed) read more »

Wilton landowners prepare for transmission line

A 260-mile Minnkota transmission line starting in Center and heading north east to Grand Forks could be moving on as planned once an environmental assessment is approved.

Posted 2/02/11 (Wed) read more »

Reading of royal importance

The trumpets were sounding as Princess Shelbey Ell walked the red carpet through the crowds of children.

Posted 1/26/11 (Wed) read more »

Cold weather is a painful reminder of what can happen

The date was Jan. 7 1980, when Terry Sayler headed back home from Washburn in a blizzard.

Posted 1/26/11 (Wed) read more »