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Commission considers budget and Blue Flint tax exemption request

McLean County commissioners discussed various budget issues and Blue Flint’s tax exemption request during the June 21 meeting.

Posted 6/30/10 (Wed) read more »

Cannon ball! Join your friends at the pool

When Cody Blazek, 10, comes to the Washburn Swimming Pool it’s about more then getting wet.

Posted 6/30/10 (Wed) read more »

What’s in a name?

Another Lewis and Clark Days celebration has come and gone marking the 14th year in a row as Lewis and Clark Days, which follows 16 years straight years as Riverboat Days.

Posted 6/23/10 (Wed) read more »

Thousands found fun at Lewis and Clark Days

It seems that the past month has been fairly consistent in raining nearly every other day.

Posted 6/23/10 (Wed) read more »

Courthouse cleaning kickoff in full swing

A steady flow of file cabinets and other movable objects started moving out of the Dakota Central Social Services offices of the McLean County Courthouse on Tuesday morning.

Posted 6/16/10 (Wed) read more »

Washburn School board left with unfilled seat after election

The Washburn school board met on June 8 at 8 p.m., just an hour after the polls closed on the school board election taking place downtown.

Posted 6/16/10 (Wed) read more »

“From Underwood to the World!”

When Mark Ness and Charlie Bullinger, principal engineers for Great River Energy, started working with various forms of drying processes at GRE’s Coal Creek Station in 1995, they never thought that their ideas and those of other engineers would turn into something with world-wide impact.

Posted 6/09/10 (Wed) read more »

What’s your fair story?

Most everyone has gone to a fair at some time in their life.

Posted 6/09/10 (Wed) read more »

Election 2010 Unofficial Results

These results are not official, nor do they cover all ballot issues. Full election results will be in next week’s paper.

Posted 6/08/10 (Tue) read more »

Water usage on the rise

The city performed one of its first readings of the water meters and was able to read 574 meters as of this time.

Posted 6/02/10 (Wed) read more »