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Stolen vehicles located in county

An influx of stolen vehicles has hit the county recently, with authorities reporting four instances within the period of three days.

Posted 11/30/16 (Wed) read more »

Storm shutters schools

Washburn and Wilton schools both closed their doors to cold weather Monday and Tuesday, extending the Thanksgiving holiday vacation for students and staff.

Posted 11/30/16 (Wed) read more »

Clothing collected for veterans

In an effort to reach a goal of collecting 50,000 pieces this year, Farmers Insurance of Bismarck is turning to surrounding communities to donate suits for soldiers returning to the workforce.

Posted 11/22/16 (Tue) read more »

Alzheimer’s, a family’s journey: for Luella

When a family member has a disease that has no known cure, it’s sometimes difficult to find something to be thankful for during holidays like Thanksgiving.

Posted 11/22/16 (Tue) read more »

MRAP arrives in county

The McLean County SWAT team has added a new vehicle to their specialized fleet, hoping it can help them maneuver in both inclimate weather and sensitive situations.

Posted 11/16/16 (Wed) read more »

Track owners press forward

Owners of a go-kart track in Washburn were directed toward the Planning and Zoning board after requesting clarification from the city commission Monday.

Posted 11/16/16 (Wed) read more »

Stanton station to be demolished

The Great River Energy Stanton Power Plant will be closing next spring and demolished soon after, an official confirmed at a meeting last week.

Posted 11/10/16 (Thu) read more »

Chase ends without injury

A driver on the run blasted through two sets of spike strips before finally rear-ending a patrol car and coming to a stop in Washburn Monday afternoon.

Posted 11/10/16 (Thu) read more »

Group planning community Thanksgiving

In an effort to bring the community together and help those in need, a local group is hosting an open-door Thanksgiving in Washburn this year.

Posted 11/02/16 (Wed) read more »

New firetruck arrives

The Washburn Volunteer Fire Department got a major upgrade recently when its new pumper arrived on site, replacing an older firetruck that will be sold.

Posted 11/02/16 (Wed) read more »