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A special meeting held last week by the Washburn City Commission was a “choreographed ambush” aimed at tarnishing his name, City Commission President Larry Thomas said Monday.

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October 4, 2017

Lending a hand

With nearly one-fifth of visitors to the Underwood food pantry coming from Washburn, one local church is gathering donations to help stock the shared shelves.

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September 27, 2017

A crash course in disc golf

Residents got a chance to try out the upgraded disc golf course at Riverside Park this weekend, during one of several events hosted by the Washburn Lions Saturday.

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As it stands currently, the digital communication sign in Washburn can legally only advertise school events, according to a letter from the Department of Transportation.

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September 20, 2017

Sending help

Area organizations watching disasters hit southern states in the country came together recently to send some help from afar.

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September 20, 2017

Signature count reached

With the petition for the Washburn City Commission president officially hitting its mark, a recall election for the city now looks inevitable.

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September 13, 2017

Ag office: Watch for spots

With much of the state still in a drought, insects that thrive in dry conditions are making their way into local gardens, and bringing a deadly disease with them.

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September 13, 2017

Budgets approved

Washburn residents will likely see minimal effects of budget changes on their property taxes next year, as school and city mill adjustments practically canceled each other out.

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September 6, 2017

Preliminary budget approved

Washburn City Commissioners made some adjustments before approving the 2018 preliminary budget, ensuring a zero-percent increase in property taxes from the city this year.

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Locals joined arm-in-arm this week to lend a hand and spread some joy throughout town during the first ever “Bless You” week.

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