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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 »

New license plates issued across N.D.

Last week, the North Dakota Department of Transportation began issuing the new flat plate called the Sunrise License Plate.

Posted 11/18/15 (Wed) read more »

Class raises $500 for shelter

As part of the poverty chapter of their economics class, 16 Wilton students stepped outside of their school and worked both to learn about the less fortunate, and to help them.

Posted 11/18/15 (Wed) read more »

Threatening a livelihood

A recently announced Environmental Protection Agency mandate, saying how much power plants must reduce their emissions, has plant and coal mine operators in McLean County on the edge of their seats.

Posted 11/10/15 (Tue) read more »

Complaint filed against Thomas

President of the Washburn City Commission Larry Thomas is currently fighting allegations that he violated North Dakota Open Meeting and Open Record laws...

Posted 11/10/15 (Tue) read more »