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You will pay: Costs of street repair to be city-wide

In an attempt to simplify the process of fixing streets in the city of Washburn, the city commission voted Monday night to expand the assessment boundaries to encompass the entire city.

Posted 2/13/13 (Wed) read more »

Courthouse demolition weeks away

District Court Judge Lawrence Jahnke answered the hopes of McLean County Commissioners by lifting a temporary injunction last Thursday.

Posted 2/13/13 (Wed) read more »

Hot water trucking

Since the hot water pumping system became operational at the Great River Energy Stanton Station in October, the line for hot water has been fairly consistent.

Posted 2/06/13 (Wed) read more »

Emergency volunteers honored

The community of Washburn has a lot to be proud of in the men and women who assembled for the annual Washburn Emergency Services Banquet on Saturday.

Posted 2/06/13 (Wed) read more »

The face of the Fort remains

Gary Anderson grew up in the wrong era. Those that knew him well, knew that Gary didn’t just show up to work at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center and Fort Mandan to talk about history with those willing to hear.

Posted 1/30/13 (Wed) read more »

Little Prints Daycare under new ownership

The importance of daycare in a growing community has been illustrated often by parents looking to work outside of their home.

Posted 1/30/13 (Wed) read more »

Community weighs options for nursing home

A crowd of about 30 local residents gathered in the Underwood City Hall on Saturday to discuss the future of the Sanford Health Underwood Continuing Care Center, formerly Prairieview Nursing Home.

Posted 1/23/13 (Wed) read more »

Assessment committee to begin plan for street project

The work to fix streets in Washburn is moving forward while the ice covers up much of the damage throughout town.

Posted 1/23/13 (Wed) read more »

Nursing home to close

A decision was made to begin the closure of the Sanford Health Underwood Continuing Care Center, formerly known as Medcenter One Prairieview Nursing Home on Tuesday.

Posted 1/16/13 (Wed) read more »

Washburn reviews lock-down procedure

Cases of intruders entering schools in the nation has some area schools taking another look at how they secure their facility.

Posted 1/16/13 (Wed) read more »