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Study finds need for childcare

Community members at a meeting last week said it is a struggle to find child care in town, and many have resorted to leaving their children with unlicensed caregivers.

Posted 11/04/09 (Wed) read more »

Beautification committee regroups

Washburn residents drive the city’s streets every day and hardly notice the downtown storefronts.

Posted 10/28/09 (Wed) read more »

Workshop helps farm women succeed

They work and manage their farms every day, but many area women have not been educated formally about the ins and outs of running an agricultural or ranching business.

Posted 10/28/09 (Wed) read more »

‘Journey Stories’ travels to Washburn

Movement comes naturally for Americans.

Posted 10/21/09 (Wed) read more »

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 »