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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 »

The training is in the bin

It’s one of the most dangerous aspects of farming and for emergency personnel – a person becoming trapped in a grain bin.

Posted 12/17/15 (Thu) read more »

Letting out its seams

After over a decade, Bobbie Barnhardt is finally seeing her dreams come to life as her quilting business looks to expand into a space being vacated at the end of the year, opening up room for more machines and more possibilities.

Posted 12/17/15 (Thu) read more »

County to give department heads more hiring clout

McLean County State’s Attorney Ladd Erickson presented the first reading of a new county hiring policy in an effort to give department heads more input into who is being hired.

Posted 12/08/15 (Tue) read more »

County limiting spending

McLean County is tightening its belt the last month of the year, approving very few new expenditures that haven’t already been approved with the current year’s budget.

Posted 12/08/15 (Tue) read more »