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GRE power goes out so water lines can go in

For the second time in the history of the Great River Energy plant in central McLean County, the lights have gone out at both units at the plant.

Posted 6/03/09 (Wed) read more »

Claudette Ness to call it quits after 20 years

A fixture in the business district of Washburn will be disappearing after the first week in June, as Claudette Ness steps away from the insurance field and into a well deserved retirement.

Posted 5/27/09 (Wed) read more »

Protecting the Future

Being a parent is the most joyous and memorable experience that life has to offer.

Posted 5/27/09 (Wed) read more »

Flight honors four Washburn vets

The TV cameras whirred, cameras clicked and flashed, and reporters stayed busy recording the events in Washington D. C. for posterity’s sake.

Posted 5/20/09 (Wed) read more »

DU disputes committee’s decision

The rights of the individual versus societal good?

Posted 5/20/09 (Wed) read more »

Coal Lake Project to be habitat haven

A portion of Falkirk Mine land near Underwood is in line to become a home for habitat.

Posted 5/13/09 (Wed) read more »

Falkirk to construct home on the prairie for ‘monster’ trucks

A ship pulls into home port at the end of a cruise.

Posted 5/13/09 (Wed) read more »

From seven to 70

Nearly 85 years ago, women would secure their formal hats and slide on their delicate gloves.

Posted 5/06/09 (Wed) read more »

Spring fieldwork at mixed stages in county

The bad news this year is that North Dakotans were able to measure the snow in feet, instead of inches this winter.

Posted 5/06/09 (Wed) read more »

Painted Woods opens for 30th year of business

It was a long winter for Washburn’s Painted Woods Golf Course.

Posted 4/29/09 (Wed) read more »