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Snow, flood expenses mounting in county

It’s the gift that keeps on giving – or taking in the case of McLean County.

Posted 7/13/11 (Wed) read more »

Update on Carvell Estates

Talk has been negative since the flood started. It’s hard to find a positive spin when houses and lives have been uprooted.

Posted 7/06/11 (Wed) read more »

Transmission line still finds opposition

A 260-mile, 345 kV transmission line to be installed from Center to Grand Forks is still running into land owners along the proposed corridor that want nothing to do with the utility.

Posted 7/06/11 (Wed) read more »

New Methodist church to be built on the hill

It’s said that a city on a hill cannot be hidden.

Posted 6/29/11 (Wed) read more »

Stella’s Ark fights to stay afloat

The humming of four dehumidifiers and the sight of bare floors and walls gets to be too much for Stella Mehlhoff to handle at times.

Posted 6/29/11 (Wed) read more »

Very successful weekend for Lewis & Clark Riverboat Days

Washburn has slowed down considerably compared to the crowds of this weekend’s events.

Posted 6/22/11 (Wed) read more »

USGS starts study of Missouri River along Washburn

The average person can tell that the Missouri River flowing by Washburn looks different from the same river a year ago.

Posted 6/22/11 (Wed) read more »

Record attendance for county fair

The McLean County Fair can mark down another successful year for the books, with cooperating weather and a record attendance number.

Posted 6/14/11 (Tue) read more »

Added releases slowly rising river levels in area

Early indicators showed that Washburn and Hensler homes would be quite flooded at this point but as of press time, water was holding just below the brim of the bank for much of the area and releases were just under 140,000 cubic feet per second.

Posted 6/14/11 (Tue) read more »

County fair starts Friday

The McLean County Fair is back for its 55th year at the Underwood fairgrounds for a weekend filled with activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Posted 6/08/11 (Wed) read more »