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County opts to lease motorgraders

Butler Machinery will provide three motorgraders as McLean County goes from owning to leasing.

Posted 2/10/16 (Wed) read more »

10-4, K-9

The McLean County Sheriff’s Department is looking to expand its number of employees, adding two more sets of eyes, and four more pairs of legs to the team.

Posted 2/10/16 (Wed) read more »

Speech team preps for meet

Fresh off of a successful competition last month, the Cardinals speech team is looking forward to showing off their stuff at the Washburn Speech Invitational this weekend.

Posted 2/03/16 (Wed) read more »

Under the flashing lights

It’s a few minutes before 6 p.m. and McLean County Deputy Sheriff Corporal Justin Krohmer looks at the clock and says, "Time to go."

Posted 2/03/16 (Wed) read more »

New emergency notification system

McLean County’s new emergency notification system is ready and will be tested this Friday at 10 a.m.

Posted 1/27/16 (Wed) read more »

Hopping for heart health

Washburn Public Schools students kicked off this year’s Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser on Jan. 20 in the Olde Gym, with a mission of exceeding the amount of money raised last year for the American Heart Association.

Posted 1/27/16 (Wed) read more »

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 »