Leader-News - News

Do you hate waking up early to listen carefully to the radio, or have your children's eyes locked to the television screen waiting to see or hear the cancellation of a day of school?

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Recent retirements at the Washburn School have opened up several positions, which the school board is trying to fill for the upcoming years.

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February 12, 2009

Under the big top

Have you ever attended the circus?

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Being a fire fighter is a dangerous job, and the possibility of injury or worse is around every corner for the local men and women that put everything on the line to help protect our communities.

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The federal government is making an effort to stimulate the economy, but those words leave North Dakotans wondering how that has anything to do with this state.

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WAEDA's recent interest in creating incentive packages could be the defining element in swaying new residents to the Washburn community.

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January 29, 2009

Starting over

The Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center was originally constructed in 1997, utilizing $1.5 million from the Department of Transportation's 'Transportation Enhancement' funding.

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For several months, the Washburn City Commission has addressed the upcoming street project during their meetings.

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January 22, 2009

Snow falls on snow

Last week, after dealing with an estimated 80 inches of snow in some areas of the county, the McLean County Board of Commissioners became one of the five counties and one city to officially declare a state of snow emergency.

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Months ago, local communities saw numerous houses on every street go up for sale, but as the weather began to decline, houses that remained unsold slowly fell off the market, waiting for the arrival of fresh spring weather and new eager buyers.

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