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School completes active shooter training

Just a few days after a suspect in the threat that shut down the Bismarck State College campus was apprehended north of Washburn...

Posted 1/20/16 (Wed) read more »

‘This is not a test’

Katelyn Smith was sitting in the basement of the Schafer hall auditoriam in the middle of her Stage makeup class...

Posted 1/20/16 (Wed) read more »

Geocachers brave the cold

It was a near-perfect winter day to get out and get active – the air was crisp and cold – but not unbearably so, and the sun shone down from a clear blue sky onto untouched expanses of snowy landscape.

Posted 1/12/16 (Tue) read more »

Painted Woods opens simulator league

Painted Woods Golf Course isn’t letting winter get in the way of the game.

Posted 1/12/16 (Tue) read more »

Resource center fund drive continues

The coming year, 2016, is one that could see a difference being made in the lives of many less fortunate families in McLean County.

Posted 1/07/16 (Thu) read more »

Fatalities down statewide

As the air gets colder and ice covers the blacktop, accidents on the road start to grow in number.

Posted 1/07/16 (Thu) read more »

Residents advised to watch for snow plows

The North Dakota Department of Transportation wants to remind motorists to be cautious of snow plows during this busy travel time. Plow trucks are working hard to clear snow and ice from state highways and need help from all residents and passersby to ensure safe travel.

Posted 12/30/15 (Wed) read more »

Garbage contract up

Waste Management has picked up its last load of trash from the city and is now on its way out of Washburn, taking its signature green bins with.

Posted 12/30/15 (Wed) read more »

Commission OKs 2016 schedule

The Washburn City Commission looked once again at going from one to two monthly meetings when they met on Dec. 16 at City Hall, before approving a final 2016 schedule.

Posted 12/21/15 (Mon) read more »

Commissioners still mulling leasing options

The McLean County Commission made quick work of reorganizing itself at its most recent meeting, as Steve Lee was elected chairman and Doug Krebsbach vice-chair, both by unanimous ballot.

Posted 12/21/15 (Mon) read more »