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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 »

WAEDA receives funds for new director

There are some assumptions that development has been tried in Washburn and it didn’t work.

Posted 9/22/10 (Wed) read more »

Water plant completion date extended … new system is online

City commissioners were somewhat surprised to hear that once complete, the new water plant may not run itself.

Posted 9/22/10 (Wed) read more »

Riding with the angels

Tom Bell likes the feel of the wind in his face.

Posted 9/15/10 (Wed) read more »

McLean County targets money for Max water drainage problem

As 2011 approaches, department heads continue to present McLean County Commissioners with their preliminary budgets for 2011.

Posted 9/15/10 (Wed) read more »