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Heritage area provides funds, but draws concern

Last spring some area landowners were a bit surprised and alarmed when five counties in the heart of North Dakota were designated as a national heritage area.

Posted 10/21/09 (Wed) read more »

Weather slows construction, crews scramble to finish

Once again, it’s wait-and-see construction as time without street access drags on.

Posted 10/14/09 (Wed) read more »

County recognized for being ‘StormReady’

North Dakotans understand better than most how dangerous severe weather can be.

Posted 10/14/09 (Wed) read more »

Ambulance service needs new volunteers

The Washburn Volunteer Ambulance Service needs more volunteers to ensure there will be enough emergency responders to dispatch to area calls.

Posted 10/07/09 (Wed) read more »

Rescue Squad practices auto extrication

A weekend crash course involving the "Jaws of Life" tested the metal of Washburn ambulance personnel and firefighers.

Posted 10/07/09 (Wed) read more »

Eye clinic gets a new look

After less than two months of construction, the Eyecare Professionals’ new facility is open for business.

Posted 9/30/09 (Wed) read more »

New loan supports new and expanding businesses

A new low-interest loan might help attract businesses to Washburn.

Posted 9/30/09 (Wed) read more »

School board has first meeting of new school year

Before the Washburn School Board could get down to business this month, the board members had to put on their best smile for the group’s yearbook photo.

Posted 9/23/09 (Wed) read more »

Budget up 6 percent: McLean County plans for 2010 fiscal year

McLean County officials got their first look Monday at the $8.1 million 2010 proposed budget.

Posted 9/23/09 (Wed) read more »

Patching up the project

The street construction project has dragged on for two months longer than intended, but the underground work is finally complete.

Posted 9/16/09 (Wed) read more »