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Course upgrades in full swing

While the rest of the community was snuggled inside this winter, three welders volunteered to battle the cold to bring Painted Wood Golf Course up to, what some say will be championship standards.

Posted 3/19/14 (Wed) read more »

Budding Entrepreneurs

Four Washburn high school students might be the leaders of tomorrow, with businesses in our region.

Posted 3/12/14 (Wed) read more »

Board dissolves football co-op

Southern McLean football co-op of Washburn, Wilton and Wing may have its last season this fall.

Posted 3/12/14 (Wed) read more »

Auctioneer honored

It might have been a love of auctions his dad nurtured when Lyle Lauf was young.

Posted 3/05/14 (Wed) read more »

Assessment hearing set

The bad news is city property taxes are set to go up.

Posted 3/05/14 (Wed) read more »

After the Great East Japan earthquake

March 11, 2011 I turned on the TV at a condo in Honolulu, Hawaii and was horrified to see live pictures of a tsunami plowing through Sendai Airport, my airport.

Posted 2/26/14 (Wed) read more »

County breathes sigh of relief

With a gathering of concern, panic, and faith, members of the communities of Washburn, Turtle Lake, Mercer and surrounding towns, stepped back from their daily routines to listen and look for information on missing men from their home communities or where relatives of the men lived.

Posted 2/26/14 (Wed) read more »

A work in progress

The shell is up.

Posted 2/19/14 (Wed) read more »

Spelling duo duel for top honors

Some might spell it r-i-v-a-l.

Posted 2/19/14 (Wed) read more »

3 or 4 minutes: That's how long it would take to make a drug buy in Washburn

The most pertinent question of the night?

Posted 2/12/14 (Wed) read more »