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One multi-purpose Washburn destination has a new face behind it after owners handed over keys to the gas station and connected flower and coffee shop last week.

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As planning for this year’s prom gets into full swing, the Wilton School Board turned to students for feedback on the event they share with Wing.

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Last year’s Washburn third graders averaged about 3 points below the NWEA average for math testing, but that gap has widened this year, causing some concern.

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As a sign of support, the Washburn City Commission is drafting a letter to representatives urging funding for the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center.

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In an effort to show his continued support for local law enforcement, a Garrison man donated over a thousand rounds of ammunition last week.

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North Dakota Lieutenant Governor Brent Sanford spoke at the annual WAEDA meeting this week, promoting the use of community surveys to help build on the strengths of the community.

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A bill that would have made U.S. Highway 83 a 75 mile per hour road failed on Thursday with only six supporting votes.

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February 9, 2017

Coal catches fire in bunker

Burning coal was being carefully extracted from one of Coal Creek Station’s 16 lignite storage bunkers Tuesday after a hot spot was discovered inside.

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Local detectives are working around the clock to put a dent in the growing meth problem, though they caution that the problem likely won’t go away anytime soon.

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February 1, 2017

Cafe 77 opening next week

A Washburn woman is starting her own eatery this month in the very building where she fell in love with cooking.

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