Leader-News - News

August 9, 2017

Answered prayers

Farmers and residents alike breathed a collective sigh of relief last week as the area received a visit from a long-absent passerby - rain.

read more

August 2, 2017

Making strides

When he was born, doctors said Deondre Murry would be lucky if he ever walked.

read more

August 2, 2017

City holds off on signs

Signage prohibiting the use of trucks on some residential roads in town will not be installed as planned after the city commission heard more objections last week.

read more

July 26, 2017

A future in good hands

As kids rode their bikes through town and splashed in a pool nearby, a group of high school students were spending the hot summer afternoon indoors, at the ready.

read more

Officials are debating what to do with Wilton’s electronic billboard, which is reportedly in violation with a law put in place just a year after the sign was erected.

read more

With over half of the state facing extreme drought conditions, local ranchers are growing more and more desperate for rain, and for hope.

read more

July 19, 2017

Weathering the storm

There was more mud than music at Harmony Park last week, after an unexpected storm bore down on Washburn Friday afternoon.

read more

July 12, 2017

Cleaning up the jail

After spending over 40 years in a state penitentiary, the last place Daniel Lees thought he would go once free was back inside the walls of a jail cell. But the last 13 months, that exactly what he did.

read more

At a June Washburn City Commission meeting, the board approved installing “No Truck” signs at 14th and 15th Street in Washburn, in hopes of preventing additional wear on those roads.

read more

July 5, 2017

A new chapter

For the second year in a row, Peter Kaine traveled 4,000 miles from home to share his love for learning with families in the United States.

read more

The Weather Network