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Winter storm hits area

The first major storm of the season continues to play out across the state, and officials are reminding residents to "think things out" before they head out.

Posted 12/04/13 (Wed) read more »

Small shops ready for Small Business Saturday

American Express has been nationally promoting an event that affects smaller communities across North Dakota.

Posted 11/26/13 (Tue) read more »

County seeks residents for boards

McLean County residents interested in being considered for appointments to a variety of county boards have until Dec. 31 to submit letters of interest in the positions.

Posted 11/26/13 (Tue) read more »

Commission approves city plan, modifies ordinance

The Washburn City Commission met on Nov. 18. where Jasper Klein, engineer, proposed a city plan to improve streets and the sewer system.

Posted 11/20/13 (Wed) read more »

Two killed near Max

A Ryder youth who was attending Max School, and a Minot woman died this past weekend when the car they were in went off a gravel road, overturned and came to rest in a slough.

Posted 11/20/13 (Wed) read more »

Local musician honored

It was not uncommon to walk into the Lorentzen’s family home near Washburn and hear someone singing at the top of their lungs.

Posted 11/13/13 (Wed) read more »

Great River expands and dryfines in China

Great River Energy will be opening their Spiritwood power plant near Jamestown next fall where they will begin marketing their lignite coal dryfining process that is receiving world-wide attention.

Posted 11/13/13 (Wed) read more »

Deer season opens Friday for fewer hunters

The North Dakota Game and Fish issued fewer licenses for deer season this fall.

Posted 11/06/13 (Wed) read more »

Cracking down on crime

The county will have to dig into its own pocket to help pay the salaries of two new deputies after county commissioners approved advertising for two full-time deputies...

Posted 11/06/13 (Wed) read more »

Catholics win Punkin’ Chunkin’ Open

With temperatures in the mid 40s, a bone-chilling wind and a freshly-harvested field at the ready, conditions were about perfect for smashing pumpkins on the North Dakota prairie on Sunday.

Posted 10/30/13 (Wed) read more »