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School board accepts elementary principal’s resignation

Being a school board member is often marked by fun times – project planning, financial reports, and contract negotiations, just to name a few.

Posted 2/17/10 (Wed) read more »

County property owners eligible for tax discount

What’s the best way to save five percent on your money?

Posted 2/10/10 (Wed) read more »

Water treatment plant updates underway

Updates to Washburn’s water treatment plant are underway, and the $6.7 million renovation project is going well, city officials say.

Posted 2/10/10 (Wed) read more »

One-Act loses awards, school fined

Disputes over whether two Washburn students were eligible to compete in varsity activities have resulted in a $500 fine and team awards being stripped.

Posted 2/03/10 (Wed) read more »

Sheriff’s Department welcomes new deputy

Steven Stockdale might have grown up in Fargo, but he’s more comfortable in a small town.

Posted 2/03/10 (Wed) read more »

Snow slammed 2009 county budget

The McLean County budget was hit hard in 2009, due in large part to an unusually snowy winter.

Posted 1/27/10 (Wed) read more »

Washburn native recognized for career as an educator

When he was a boy, Derald Rothmann’s aunt taught him to speak using elementary math problems.

Posted 1/27/10 (Wed) read more »

Highway 83 closes for 24 hours

Area drivers will have to make way for some massive machines next week.

Posted 1/20/10 (Wed) read more »

Otter Tail says no to city signs

Utility poles provide a convenient place to post city signs, but Washburn officials might have to rethink their signage habits.

Posted 1/20/10 (Wed) read more »

It’s Relay For Life time

When temperatures are below zero, an outdoor relay is the last thing on most people’s minds.

Posted 1/13/10 (Wed) read more »