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A list of needs, wants and goals developed over the last year may start to take shape soon, as Washburn delves into a new pilot program aimed at increasing residents’ quality of life.

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November 21, 2017

Choosing health

Providing healthy options that are easily accessible — that’s the idea behind Great River Energy’s new micro mart, which provides fresh salads and nutritious snacks to plant employees.

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Spectators at Washburn sporting events in 2018 will be able to keep better track of game progression, as new football and softball scoreboards were approved last week.

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November 15, 2017

Hitting a crescendo

When Dustin Moe started teaching music at Washburn Public School seven years ago, the high school choir took up two sets of risers, with room to spare.

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The Washburn City Commission will not be involved in any further negotiation or discussion regarding a complaint filed against the city, after motioning against participating in the voluntary compliance process.

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When the USS Oklahoma capsized on Dec. 7, 1941, Walter Backman was on board, working in the radio room with another sailor.

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November 8, 2017

Winter hits Washburn

Some weekend snowfall and lower-than-normal November temperatures are likely the beginning of a chilly and damp winter, according to the National Weather Service.

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Specifics of a proposed water intake structure were discussed at length Monday during an informal meeting of commissioners and city engineers.

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November 1, 2017

Touring the treadmills

What started as a personal gym has quickly grown into something much bigger, KT-fitness owner Katie Kulzer said.

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Washburn School Board members went over a short list of potential projects during its meeting this month, noting that the items would be ranked by priority during the upcoming board retreat.

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