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County officials encourage caution as roads see major flooding

When water began to creep over the county roads, few county officials and residents could honestly say that they were stunned.

Posted 4/15/09 (Wed) read more »

Community garden idea trying to grow

Will a community garden work in the city of Washburn?

Posted 4/15/09 (Wed) read more »

Washburn speech knows how to clean house

"I am really proud of the kids. They really, really came through and did a good job, and I am so proud of them," said Washburn’s head speech coach, Vickie Mayer.

Posted 4/08/09 (Wed) read more »

Tom Kat Repair: A place to call home

Three years ago, Tom and Katy Kassian attended a Love ND conference in Denver, Colo.

Posted 4/08/09 (Wed) read more »

Krause, McQuade donate water to school in need

In school you learn that up to 60 percent of the human body is made up of water, and that the human body requires about eight classes of water a day to survive.

Posted 4/01/09 (Wed) read more »

GRE, Basin Electric shut down plants after dam goes to zero release

With recent flooding along the Missouri River in the Bismarck and Mandan areas, the U.S. Crops of Engineers made history on Tuesday when they shut down the flow of water coming out of the Garrison Dam and into the Missouri River, eliminating the flow to zero cubic feet per second.

Posted 4/01/09 (Wed) read more »

Raising fun and funds while welcoming spring

When the Washburn Lions Club was first organized in 1929, it is hard to say if the original creators expected the club to last 80 years.

Posted 3/25/09 (Wed) read more »

In the community's hands: Volunteers needed or termination of TAG imminent

There are days in a high school student's career that they will remember for the rest of their lives.

Posted 3/25/09 (Wed) read more »

McLean County Law Enforcement Center officially open

Building a law enforcement center from the ground up does not happen overnight.

Posted 3/18/09 (Wed) read more »

Five alternatives for Renner Addition

"The city of Washburn contracted Toman Engineering to first develop a street inventory plan for the city to figure out what was needed to be done to the various streets within Washburn," said David Thompson, representative of Toman Engineering during Monday's special meeting called by the city of Washburn, partially to address the Renner Road addition, which was petitioned out by 80 percent of the property owners.

Posted 3/18/09 (Wed) read more »