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Smiling Cyndie gives her all

The Positive People recognition is in its first year of honoring those who have gone above the call of duty to be a positive influence in the community.

Posted 1/12/11 (Wed) read more »

For the love of bluegrass

It’s been 10 years since the local band Cotton Wood decided to get together.

Posted 1/05/11 (Wed) read more »

Teachers: average benefits up 9 percent in two years

Pay hikes for teachers grew in the single digits over the past years.

Posted 1/05/11 (Wed) read more »

Bid awarded for legacy trail, sidewalks to school

The Safe Routes to Schools and multi-use trail project in Washburn was awarded to RMD Holdings of Michigan.

Posted 12/29/10 (Wed) read more »

Ice-covered highway leads to accidents, arrests, deportation

A one-vehicle rollover Monday morning south of mile marker 118 between Washburn and Wilton led to a 36-year-old woman being injured when her door came open.

Posted 12/29/10 (Wed) read more »

City accepts deeded land near Enerbase

With recent work done at Enerbase, the North Dakota Department of Transportation asked if the City would like a portion of the street along Cenex deeded to them in order to square off the section in place.

Posted 12/22/10 (Wed) read more »

Kindergarten class lends Helping Hands

Like a row of soldiers marching to the aid of others, the kindergarten class from Washburn Elementary trudged through the snow to Farmers Security Bank on Thursday with a large jar filled with money.

Posted 12/22/10 (Wed) read more »

Local engineer named innovator of the year

The Economic Development Association of North Dakota awarded the innovator of the year award to Great River Energy senior engineer Charlie Bullinger Dec. 7 in Bismarck.

Posted 12/15/10 (Wed) read more »

Oil country

McLean County may not be a big player yet in the oil industry, but a small portion of extreme northwest McLean County is picking up steam as activity expands south from bustling Mountrail County, where activity is abundant.

Posted 12/15/10 (Wed) read more »

Making friends in far off places

Your mental picture of the Democratic Republic of Congo may contain images of a society that is ripe with war and disease.

Posted 12/08/10 (Wed) read more »