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City approves free sewer and water for new residents

WAEDA's recent interest in creating incentive packages could be the defining element in swaying new residents to the Washburn community.

Posted 2/04/09 (Wed) read more »

Federal stimulus package: Money for McLean County roads

The federal government is making an effort to stimulate the economy, but those words leave North Dakotans wondering how that has anything to do with this state.

Posted 2/04/09 (Wed) read more »

Resolution for street project

For several months, the Washburn City Commission has addressed the upcoming street project during their meetings.

Posted 1/28/09 (Wed) read more »

Starting over

The Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center was originally constructed in 1997, utilizing $1.5 million from the Department of Transportation's 'Transportation Enhancement' funding.

Posted 1/28/09 (Wed) read more »

Local realtors feel minor impact from national housing crisis

Months ago, local communities saw numerous houses on every street go up for sale, but as the weather began to decline, houses that remained unsold slowly fell off the market, waiting for the arrival of fresh spring weather and new eager buyers.

Posted 1/21/09 (Wed) read more »

Snow falls on snow

Last week, after dealing with an estimated 80 inches of snow in some areas of the county, the McLean County Board of Commissioners became one of the five counties and one city to officially declare a state of snow emergency.

Posted 1/21/09 (Wed) read more »

School or no school?

As a child, waking up and looking out the window to see a complete white-out, blowing winds and snow-covered streets may be a welcomed sign.

Posted 1/14/09 (Wed) read more »

Hall announces resignation

During the past 13 years, Mr. Randy Hall has built the Washburn music department from the ground up.

Posted 1/14/09 (Wed) read more »

Helping find a cure, one step at a time

Cancer is one of the deadliest diseases on earth, taking the lives of nearly 564,000 people every year.

Posted 1/07/09 (Wed) read more »

Changing the name, not changing the hometown feel

For almost seventeen years, Washburn Insurance Agency has offered reliable and localized service to the area.

Posted 1/07/09 (Wed) read more »