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Multi-purpose trail extending in spring

Avid walkers of Washburn will be glad to know their regular 2.2-mile route will soon be doubled to form a loop around Washburn.

Posted 10/27/10 (Wed) read more »

Phone-a-thon a success

You know that phone call that comes right around dinner.

Posted 10/27/10 (Wed) read more »

Election Day is around the corner

McLean County voters will be heading to the polls Nov. 2.

Posted 10/20/10 (Wed) read more »

Roehrich’s Hardware is now Scott’s Hardware

Bill and Claudia Scott are the new owners of Roehrich’s Hardware, which is Scott’s Hardware as of Oct. 18.

Posted 10/20/10 (Wed) read more »

One more chance to protest special assessment taxes

Given the task of taxing the residents of Washburn for street, sewer and water projects is not one many would jump into.

Posted 10/13/10 (Wed) read more »

A little paint and a helping hand preserves history

It’s hard to imagine such a large vessel like the Sioux Ferry navigating the Missouri River once again.

Posted 10/13/10 (Wed) read more »

New director of WAEDA is ready

In a sea of 15 highly skilled applicants, the Washburn Area Economic Development Association board chose one that they hope will hit the ground running and see what developments can be made in Washburn.

Posted 10/06/10 (Wed) read more »

Troops return makes the best homecoming yet

Homecoming was especially sweet for two families of three troops who returned home after a yearlong mission in Basra, Iraq.

Posted 10/06/10 (Wed) read more »

Coal Creek Drying and Storage nearly ready for corn

A limited liability company formed by Norfarms, Great River Energy and Headwaters, Inc. is nearing completion on another massive structure housed near the Blue Flint Ethanol plant as well as the Coal Creek Power Plant.

Posted 9/29/10 (Wed) read more »

Back to Twins game to raise Old Glory

It was June 28, 1967 when Clayton Carr first stood tall and saluted the flag at Metropolitan Stadium in Bloomington, Minn.

Posted 9/29/10 (Wed) read more »