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A McLean County Jail inmate escaped the facility this week through a hole in the ceiling that officials were aware of, but told didn’t pose a security risk.

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September 14, 2016

Support for the Blue

Law officers are much more than a badge. That’s the message members of the McLean County Sheriff’s Office Auxiliary want to bring to the residents of McLean County and North Dakota.

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September 14, 2016

Residents fight assessments

Washburn residents filled City Hall on Monday to argue against assessments that they felt were unjust.

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After eight hours of pursuit all across McLean County, the driver of a stolen vehicle was apprehended in a cornfield northwest of Wilton.

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September 7, 2016

Underwood shop burns

Firefighters responded to a shop fire south of Underwood just before 1 p.m. on Tuesday, battling the blaze for over an hour before getting it under control.

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Washburn students took in some big changes when they came back to school last week, with everything from the gym to the playground getting a facelift.

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The North Dakota Attorney General’s office has asked for more information regarding a petition to remove the president of the Washburn City Commission.

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The McLean County Sheriff’s Office was called upon last week to provide support in during ongoing protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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Newly-equipped vehicles are hitting McLean County as the Sheriff’s Office fleet puts recently purchased and donated cars to use.

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August 17, 2016

New WAEDA director named

Tana Waldren Larsen has been named Economic Development & Marketing Director for the Washburn Area Economic Development Association (WAEDA).

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