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Pageantry: More than just a great smile

The back stage of the Miss Grand Forks Scholarship Pageant is a place where Kayla Wiese never wanted to be.

Posted 11/22/11 (Tue) read more »

Answering the call

You see him zipping up and down the streets of Washburn in his K&D Services work truck.

Posted 11/16/11 (Wed) read more »

Flag retirement starts new tradition

It became clear to the Wilton American Legion that the Wilton community cares about the symbol of freedom when on Saturday morning they had three boxes of American flags to retire.

Posted 11/16/11 (Wed) read more »

Interior storage face lift pending for Wilton

Celebrations and assorted events held at Wilton’s Memorial Hall have brought people from the community and across the nation together for many years.

Posted 11/09/11 (Wed) read more »

Covering the Kennedys took a toll on Washburn native

Clint Hill, a Washburn native, is best known for his work as a Secret Service agent assigned to protect Jackie Kennedy on the scene the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated Nov. 22, 1963.

Posted 11/09/11 (Wed) read more »

Coal Conversion Counties share concerns

EPA control, a vote to do away with property taxes and the growth of the oil industry were all major topics for discussion during the annual Coal Conversion Counties meeting held Wednesday night at Washburn’s Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center.

Posted 11/02/11 (Wed) read more »

Housing, motel study to survey community

Doug McDonald and Matthew Leiphon of Praxis Strategy Group led the second housing study and motel feasibility study meeting at the Memorial Building last week.

Posted 11/02/11 (Wed) read more »

Wilton commissioners revamp junk ordinance

Wilton City Commissioners and City Auditor Kelly Bauer had to do their homework dealing with the Junk Ordinance.

Posted 10/26/11 (Wed) read more »

Two new businesses building in Washburn

Owners of River Ag Inc., Clark Price and Paul Bichler, visited with city commissioners on Sept. 26 to see if their new business would get the OK for 10 years of 100 percent tax exemption.

Posted 10/26/11 (Wed) read more »

Wilton School supt asks for contract buyout

The Wilton School Board approved a $2.6 million budget on Wednesday night but the crowds didn’t form to hear how much taxes they’d be paying.

Posted 10/18/11 (Tue) read more »