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Fred Five donates 3K to ambulance

In an effort to give back to the community, $3,000 of the proceeds from this year’s Fred Five 5K were donated to the Washburn Ambulance Endowment.

Posted 9/28/16 (Wed) read more »

City approves nonexistent permit

The Washburn City Commission approved a Special Use permit on Sept. 12, supposedly granting permission for a go-kart track to operate on three different days in October.

Posted 9/28/16 (Wed) read more »

Cotton Wood celebrates 15 years

Local bluegrass band Cotton Wood turns 15 years old this month and is putting on a show Oct. 1 in celebration.

Posted 9/22/16 (Thu) read more »

Security, engineering blamed for escape

A McLean County Jail inmate escaped the facility this week through a hole in the ceiling that officials were aware of, but told didn’t pose a security risk.

Posted 9/22/16 (Thu) read more »

Support for the Blue

Law officers are much more than a badge. That’s the message members of the McLean County Sheriff’s Office Auxiliary want to bring to the residents of McLean County and North Dakota.

Posted 9/18/16 (Sun) read more »

Residents fight assessments

Washburn residents filled City Hall on Monday to argue against assessments that they felt were unjust.

Posted 9/18/16 (Sun) read more »

Underwood shop burns

Firefighters responded to a shop fire south of Underwood just before 1 p.m. on Tuesday, battling the blaze for over an hour before getting it under control.

Posted 9/07/16 (Wed) read more »

Multi-agency chase ends in arrest

After eight hours of pursuit all across McLean County, the driver of a stolen vehicle was apprehended in a cornfield northwest of Wilton.

Posted 9/07/16 (Wed) read more »

Students explore new features

Washburn students took in some big changes when they came back to school last week, with everything from the gym to the playground getting a facelift.

Posted 8/31/16 (Wed) read more »

Attorney General receives petition

The North Dakota Attorney General’s office has asked for more information regarding a petition to remove the president of the Washburn City Commission.

Posted 8/31/16 (Wed) read more »