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Adam Thomas ‘Operator of the Year’

Adam Thomas, Washburn Water Treatment Plant operator, recently received an "Operator of the Year" award at the 86th Annual North Dakota Water and Pollution Control Conference (NDWPCC).

Posted 11/05/14 (Wed) read more »

Special Assessment Committee

Dennis Van Hoorn was recently appointed to the Special Assessment Committee, filling the position vacated by Luke Retterath.

Posted 10/30/14 (Thu) read more »

Looming with love

Nadine Berger was tickled pink when she received the gift of a rug loom from her husband, Kevin, about 10 years ago.

Posted 10/30/14 (Thu) read more »

Following in his father’s footsteps

Wet conditions this fall made for a longer than average harvest season and many farmers found themselves in a rat race to the finish line.

Posted 10/21/14 (Tue) read more »

Seeking: volunteers

"The purpose of this discussion is not to say we’re ending Lewis & Clark Riverboat Days (LCRD)’s to get opinions and bring in new activities. We can’t keep doing the same things."

Posted 10/21/14 (Tue) read more »

‘Once an Eagle, always an Eagle’

Two Washburn brothers recently earned the highest advancement rank in boy scouting, an honor only one percent of scouts achieve in their lifetime – Eagle Scout Rank.

Posted 10/15/14 (Wed) read more »

Clint Hill’s Homecoming

"It’s not every day you get the privilege of shaking someone’s hand, who personally knew John F. Kennedy."

Posted 10/15/14 (Wed) read more »

‘If you can dream it, you can do it.’

The first of October is a day the students and staff at the Washburn School will be talking about for many weeks, if not months, to come.

Posted 10/08/14 (Wed) read more »

A change of hands

The McLean County Abstract building will soon be displaying a new sign on its storefront, visible to all who travel down Main Avenue in Washburn.

Posted 10/08/14 (Wed) read more »

County candidates speak up

Five candidates who are seeking election for two county seats fielded questions from the public on Sept. 22.

Posted 10/01/14 (Wed) read more »