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When a family member has a disease that has no known cure, it’s sometimes difficult to find something to be thankful for during holidays like Thanksgiving.

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In an effort to reach a goal of collecting 50,000 pieces this year, Farmers Insurance of Bismarck is turning to surrounding communities to donate suits for soldiers returning to the workforce.

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November 16, 2016

Track owners press forward

Owners of a go-kart track in Washburn were directed toward the Planning and Zoning board after requesting clarification from the city commission Monday.

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November 16, 2016

MRAP arrives in county

The McLean County SWAT team has added a new vehicle to their specialized fleet, hoping it can help them maneuver in both inclimate weather and sensitive situations.

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November 9, 2016

Chase ends without injury

A driver on the run blasted through two sets of spike strips before finally rear-ending a patrol car and coming to a stop in Washburn Monday afternoon.

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The Great River Energy Stanton Power Plant will be closing next spring and demolished soon after, an official confirmed at a meeting last week.

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In an effort to bring the community together and help those in need, a local group is hosting an open-door Thanksgiving in Washburn this year.

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November 2, 2016

New firetruck arrives

The Washburn Volunteer Fire Department got a major upgrade recently when its new pumper arrived on site, replacing an older firetruck that will be sold.

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October 12, 2016

Spreading fire safety

In honor of Home Fire Prevention Week, fire safety is being promoted for Washburn residents of all ages, from homeowners to elementary school children.

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October 12, 2016

Project calendar extended

Some road work may need to wait until warmer temperatures return, possibly pushing the October completion date for some of the 2016 fall projects into the spring of 2017.

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