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For months, volunteers have met at Washburn Methodist Church on Wednesdays to gather, cut and tie plastic bags together to make washable, reusable beds for the homeless.

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March 23, 2016

Pushing for a dog park

Up and down the streets they went, knocking on doors, explaining their cause and collecting signatures from over 100 people.

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March 23, 2016

New gallery opening

Art is being picked out, construction plans are being made, and sometime this summer, a new gallery will open in downtown Bismarck through the Lewis and Clark Fort Mandan Foundation.

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A slight change was made to the 2016 Washburn Street Improvement Project by means of an addition at the City Commission meeting on March 8.

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An advisory committee for North Dakota’s governor met on March 10 to try and find a solution to a growing flooding problem in Washburn, possibly by purchasing land adjacent to plots being inundated by water from Painted Woods Lake.

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What projects are taking place?

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March 10, 2016

Behind the artifacts

The doors were locked, and the sun had gone down, but things were stirring inside the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center on Friday night.

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For the twentieth year in a row, the Washburn Dollars for Scholars board is putting on a Dinner and Dance for the community, allowing attendees to slip into the world of "Gone With The Wind" in a night of themed food, decor and entertainment.

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March 2, 2016

Making strides

It’s only been about 14 months since McLean County Sheriff J.R. Kerzmann took over the position, but big changes have already taken place - jail income is up, a new chain of command and schedule are in use and morale is through the roof.

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February 24, 2016

Students complete course

Washburn seniors celebrated another step in their education with a certificate presentation and pizza party last Wednesday, after completing the Everfi Financial Literacy program under Farmers Security Bank.

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