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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 »

2016 Washburn City projects

What projects are taking place?

Posted 3/10/16 (Thu) read more »

Behind the artifacts

The doors were locked, and the sun had gone down, but things were stirring inside the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center on Friday night.

Posted 3/10/16 (Thu) read more »

20th annual Dinner & Dance

For the twentieth year in a row, the Washburn Dollars for Scholars board is putting on a Dinner and Dance for the community, allowing attendees to slip into the world of "Gone With The Wind" in a night of themed food, decor and entertainment.

Posted 3/04/16 (Fri) read more »

Making strides

It’s only been about 14 months since McLean County Sheriff J.R. Kerzmann took over the position, but big changes have already taken place - jail income is up, a new chain of command and schedule are in use and morale is through the roof.

Posted 3/04/16 (Fri) read more »