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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 »

Grass infield coming soon

The baseball field located on the school district property in Washburn is about to get a lot greener, thanks to the dreams of many baseball fans in town.

Posted 5/04/11 (Wed) read more »

County Courthouse bidders get ready to work

About 20 contractors assembled in the very garage that will soon be removed to make room for the new McLean County Courthouse last Thursday.

Posted 5/04/11 (Wed) read more »

Rezoning denied for 24-plex request

Wilton residents let commissioners know that although they are interested in seeing Wilton grow, they don’t want the growth in a large quantity in their own backyards.

Posted 4/27/11 (Wed) read more »

Historic infrastructure package signed

Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed two historic House bills into law this week that should be a shot in the arm for western North Dakota’s oil and gas producing counties.

Posted 4/27/11 (Wed) read more »

School needs to spend more to avoid deduction

The Washburn School may need to start spending more than anticipated, as the ending fund balance for the school may exceed the 45 percent cap set by law.

Posted 4/20/11 (Wed) read more »

Tax equalization ruffles feathers

The Washburn tax equalization meeting was held last Monday to allow for those residents affected by the change in property values to hear a more thorough explanation on the increases to their taxes.

Posted 4/20/11 (Wed) read more »