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Second beats third

The Washburn High School Speech Team placed second at the State Class B Speech Tournament on Saturday.

Posted 5/02/12 (Wed) read more »

Centennial Farms remembered at Interpretive Center

The new North Dakota Centennial Farms interactive display at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center was unveiled last Friday with a host of farm and energy representatives on site to see the moment take place.

Posted 5/02/12 (Wed) read more »

States attorney takes added duties in stride

Washburn resident Dennis Kost visited with McLean County commissioners about his concern that McLean County may get the short end of the stick if county states attorney Ladd Erickson is stretched to thin across various counties.

Posted 4/25/12 (Wed) read more »

Interim manager in place at Falkirk Elevator

Falkirk Farmers Elevator has a new interim manager in place after the resignation of manager Ron Hefta.

Posted 4/25/12 (Wed) read more »

Post-mining land approved for WMA

The North Dakota Supreme Court upheld the Aug. 24, 2010, North Dakota Public Service Commission's decision approving the post-mining land use change of 86 acres at the Falkirk Mine in McLean County, North Dakota near Coal Lake, Underwood.

Posted 4/18/12 (Wed) read more »

Elevator merger is put on hold

The proposed merger of the Falkirk Farmers Elevator and Hazen Farmers Elevator with CHS/Garrison Farmers Union Elevator could fall through.

Posted 4/18/12 (Wed) read more »

WAEDA welcomes Gary Satern

During a time that Gary Satern likens to “nine months in a pressure cooker,” he referred to Washburn as a place of escape and solitude.

Posted 4/11/12 (Wed) read more »

River Ag nears completion

Two guys sitting around drinking coffee can be a dangerous thing.

Posted 4/11/12 (Wed) read more »

WAEDA views studies

Representatives from Praxis Strategy Group were present to talk with the Washburn Area Economic Development Association and went over the Housing Feasibility Study and Motel Feasibility Study.

Posted 4/04/12 (Wed) read more »

Voting centers cut to three

Come the June Primary Election, if voters want to go to the poll to cast their ballot, they will only have three choices – Washburn, Garrison and Turtle Lake.

Posted 4/04/12 (Wed) read more »