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Developers prepare to be lucky with oil growth

Talk of the coming changes with the oil growth in the northwest corner of McLean County is enough to make most community and economic developers in the area quake in their boots—some with excitement and some with fear.

Posted 12/08/10 (Wed) read more »

Pastor Schauer takes a trip to make the heart sing

When asked what it would take to make Rev. Paul Shauer’s heart sing, a few things came to his mind.

Posted 12/01/10 (Wed) read more »

Tech Sgt. reminds students of serving

‘Twas the day before Thanksgiving and all through the school, were giddy little children that could hardly sit still.

Posted 12/01/10 (Wed) read more »

Find what you’ve been missing locally

It’s estimated that 138 million people will rise out of bed the day after Thanksgiving to fight the crowds and get in on Black Friday deals this week.

Posted 11/23/10 (Tue) read more »

Board weighs pros and cons of grass infield

With the winter season looming on the horizon, the Washburn school board met for their regular meeting on November 15.

Posted 11/23/10 (Tue) read more »

Wilton School supt. faced with petition, possible open meeting violation

Whether they were hoping to see some drama or just get answers, the public filled the computer lab at the Nov. 10 Wilton school board meeting at the Wilton School.

Posted 11/17/10 (Wed) read more »

Waste Management closes industrial waste landfill

Waste Management of North Dakota announced the closure of the Underwood MRS industrial waste landfill on Oct. 15.

Posted 11/17/10 (Wed) read more »

North Dakota celebrates recycling

North Dakota Recycles Day is Nov. 15 and with it comes a time to remember how you can recycle here in Washburn.

Posted 11/10/10 (Wed) read more »

Commission pleased with public’s nod for courthouse

The morning after last week’s General Election, McLean County commissioners seemed pleased with voter support to build a new county courthouse.

Posted 11/10/10 (Wed) read more »

Special assessments certified, ready for your payment

City commissioners approved the latest special assessments for street, sewer and water improvements on Oct. 26 with a feeling that their hands were tied.

Posted 11/03/10 (Wed) read more »