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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 »

Wiese women plan annual God’s Child trip

After a two-week trip to Antigua, Guatemala, this August, Jill, Kayla and Ashley Wiese-Stewart agreed that once was not enough.

Posted 10/30/13 (Wed) read more »

City to fill holes after removing trees

Following an early October snowstorm, the City of Wilton stepped up and decided to remove tree branches from boulevards for residents.

Posted 10/22/13 (Tue) read more »

City deals with water

The City of Washburn recently received a 50 percent grant to cover a portion of the cost of a water intake remodel.

Posted 10/22/13 (Tue) read more »

Resource Center to start building campaign

Crammed into an old building on Washburn’s Main Avenue, is one of the places of refuge for those in great need in the county.

Posted 10/16/13 (Wed) read more »

City street projects wind down

Commissioners voted to move forward with surveying for the next big street project in town at Monday’s regular city commission meeting.

Posted 10/16/13 (Wed) read more »

Course to be prime, playable by August

Taking on a project to more than double the size of the Painted Woods Golf Course in one summer was a painstaking process.

Posted 10/09/13 (Wed) read more »

Wilton school says no Band-Aid for football field

The options for fixing the Wilton football field were laid out for Wilton School Board members Wednesday night by the Wilton Park Board.

Posted 10/09/13 (Wed) read more »

County Commission accepts preliminary budget

A public hearing to hear the McLean County preliminary budget gain approval had no public comment Monday afternoon in Washburn.

Posted 10/02/13 (Wed) read more »