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Commission OKs 2016 schedule

The Washburn City Commission looked once again at going from one to two monthly meetings when they met on Dec. 16 at City Hall, before approving a final 2016 schedule.

Posted 12/21/15 (Mon) read more »

Commissioners still mulling leasing options

The McLean County Commission made quick work of reorganizing itself at its most recent meeting, as Steve Lee was elected chairman and Doug Krebsbach vice-chair, both by unanimous ballot.

Posted 12/21/15 (Mon) read more »

The training is in the bin

It’s one of the most dangerous aspects of farming and for emergency personnel – a person becoming trapped in a grain bin.

Posted 12/17/15 (Thu) read more »

Letting out its seams

After over a decade, Bobbie Barnhardt is finally seeing her dreams come to life as her quilting business looks to expand into a space being vacated at the end of the year, opening up room for more machines and more possibilities.

Posted 12/17/15 (Thu) read more »

County to give department heads more hiring clout

McLean County State’s Attorney Ladd Erickson presented the first reading of a new county hiring policy in an effort to give department heads more input into who is being hired.

Posted 12/08/15 (Tue) read more »

County limiting spending

McLean County is tightening its belt the last month of the year, approving very few new expenditures that haven’t already been approved with the current year’s budget.

Posted 12/08/15 (Tue) read more »

Neumiller state’s top fair volunteer

Washburn’s Marvin Neumiller just likes to help out the McLean County Fair Board.

Posted 12/02/15 (Wed) read more »

Weight room open to public

When Kristi Wachendorf moved from Bismarck to Washburn, she realized a big part of her life was missing - a gym.

Posted 12/02/15 (Wed) read more »

Garrison, McClusky take Math Track honors

"A store has their SonyPlayStation4 marked down 5 percent from its original price of $349.99.

Posted 11/23/15 (Mon) read more »

Standing behind coal

Hundreds of concerned business-owners, government officials, and North Dakota residents crammed into the Bavendick Stateroom at Bismarck State College’s National Energy Center of Excellence on Nov. 16 for a meeting hosted by the North Dakota Department of Health to address new EPA emission regulations.

Posted 11/23/15 (Mon) read more »