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Some extra efforts and local sales tax funds seem to have been put to good use, as Painted Woods Golf Course reports 2018 net profits in the black for the first time in several years.

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Olson named tournament director

A Washburn business owner has been tapped to take the lead on North Dakota’s AIM weekend Walleye Series.

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Carnival raises over $1,000

The first ever BHG Carnival for a Cause took place at Washburn Public School last week, raising over $1,000 for area nonprofits.

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January 9, 2019

Navigating chaos

Standing on a highway with traffic careening by is challenging, according to Janis Sloka, Garrison fireman.

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Blizzard Bluegrass will return to Bismarck State College next weekend for the 14th annual event.

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Looking back on the news of 2018

• The first month of 2018 featured a recall election in Washburn, where the city’s Commission President Larry Thomas re-claimed his spot on the board.

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Despite prices for soybeans declining, returns are expected to be up in 2019, according to the North Dakota State University Extension.

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The bottom of the barrel
December 27, 2018

The bottom of the barrel

Even though McLean County sits on the very edge of Bakken country, not breaking the top ten for North Dakota’s oil producing counties, it is feeling the brunt of oil prices that continue to drop.

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December 19, 2018

Sharing comfort

Washburn fourth graders are working to ensure a warm holiday season for those in need.

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School hires JLG as engineer
December 19, 2018

School hires JLG as engineer

After weighing several options, Washburn Public School awarded the engineering bid for a potential project to JLG.

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