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County fair starts Friday

The McLean County Fair is back for its 55th year at the Underwood fairgrounds for a weekend filled with activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Posted 6/08/11 (Wed) read more »

‘Prepared as best we can’

Since last week sandbagging efforts have been full blown for many residents south of Washburn and upstream to Lake Sakakawea and Lake Audubon.

Posted 6/08/11 (Wed) read more »

Downstream prepares for rising waters

As the water releases increase downstream of the Garrison Dam folks in the Washburn and Hensler area are watching the Missouri River water surge on by with great force.

Posted 6/01/11 (Wed) read more »

Unprecedented levels on Lake Sakakawea

Tom Roe, Bismarck, has fished the upper stretch of the Missouri River hundreds of times.

Posted 6/01/11 (Wed) read more »

Wilton graduates 16 seniors

It was a sweet ending to a long road for 16 Wilton High School seniors who graduated Sunday afternoon at the Wilton School in front of family, friends and school staff.

Posted 5/25/11 (Wed) read more »

Washburn seniors fly into the future

Twenty proud Cardinals took the stage and overlooked the gathered audience on Sunday during Washburn High School’s commencement ceremony.

Posted 5/25/11 (Wed) read more »

Street damage in need of repair

The city commissioners heard numerous concerns from residents for street repair and have continued to see the issues that a wet spring have caused to the streets.

Posted 5/18/11 (Wed) read more »

Local business takes a dip in loan pool

The third business to benefit from the Washburn Area Progress Fund, or loan pool, was Weber Electric Inc., who received a $10,000 low interest loan from the Washburn Area Economic Development Association’s loan fund.

Posted 5/18/11 (Wed) read more »

Wilton negotiates farm hydrant use

Local farmers were a bit up-in-arms about the decision of Wilton Commissioners at the April 20 meeting to discontinue farm access to city hydrants to fill water tanks used to spray their fields.

Posted 5/11/11 (Wed) read more »

Help keep your community hunger free

For those lucky enough to have a garden, you know how great it is to have the freshest fruits and vegetables at your fingertips.

Posted 5/11/11 (Wed) read more »