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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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January 25, 2017

Playing catch up

With a break in snow events, McLean County crews are using their time to catch up on roadwork. Crews are focusing on widening roads around the county.

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January 25, 2017

Wilton shop burns down

A large shop building off of 80th Street south of Wilton was destroyed last week after a wood-burning stove apparently ignited a fire.

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Washburn High School classes are staying consistently fuller this year, with school officials crediting the improvement to a new attendance-based testing policy put into place over the summer.

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January 18, 2017

Sign sponsors secured

The new ‘Welcome to Washburn’ sign planned for the city will soon be a reality after the fourth and final sponsor was secured recently.

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A wide variety of bids have come in for two different concrete projects planned at Washburn Public School.

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A pipeline running from Washburn through central and eastern North Dakota will provide water to approximately half of all state residents.

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For the twelfth year in a row, bands from around the country will gather at Bismarck State College to perform a weekend-long Blizzard Bluegrass Festival.

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January 5, 2017

Snow derails four boxcars

Four rail cars were left splayed in the snow Friday after being unintentionally ejected from snowy tracks near Coal Creek Station.

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The Weather Network