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Drain tiling saves area crops

Fields were tilled, seeds were planted and the land was nourished with plenty of sunlight and rain - but still, nothing grows. It’s a farmer’s worst nightmare and salt is to blame.

Posted 11/04/15 (Wed) read more »

Washburn students to perform festival

Five Washburn High School students will be performing in the Northwest Festival of Music at Minot State University this weekend.

Posted 11/04/15 (Wed) read more »

Foundation celebrates, looks to future

The Lewis & Clark Fort Mandan Foundation celebrated another year with its annual meeting dinner on Oct. 19, which featured an art auction and a keynote address from Governor Jack Dalrymple.

Posted 10/29/15 (Thu) read more »

Cafe under new ownership

Washburn’s Lewis & Clark Cafe will be opening its doors again on Nov. 2 after being purchased in early September.

Posted 10/29/15 (Thu) read more »

Taxable sales divided

Taxable sales figures in McLean County are split for the second quarter of 2015.

Posted 10/20/15 (Tue) read more »

County OKs projects, equipment

The McLean County Commission pushed forward two different projects and a couple of equipment purchases and sales at its meeting Tuesday morning.

Posted 10/20/15 (Tue) read more »

Washburn budget finalized

The Washburn City Commission put a stamp of approval on the 2016 budget after two separate meetings on Friday to finalize a few final line items.

Posted 10/15/15 (Thu) read more »

Possible open meetings law violation reviewed

The city of Washburn is requesting an opinion from the North Dakota Attorney General’s office in regard to a meeting held by President Larry Thomas that may have violated North Dakota Open Meetings Law.

Posted 10/15/15 (Thu) read more »

Students ‘Don’t have a clue’

Washburn High School students are currently rehearsing for their fall production of "I Don’t Have A Clue" by Craig Sodaro.

Posted 10/07/15 (Wed) read more »

Bank partners with school

Farmers Security Bank is looking to help the students of Washburn become more monetarily savvy by providing them with access to web-based financial programs.

Posted 10/07/15 (Wed) read more »