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December 30, 2015

Garbage contract up

Waste Management has picked up its last load of trash from the city and is now on its way out of Washburn, taking its signature green bins with.

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The North Dakota Department of Transportation wants to remind motorists to be cautious of snow plows during this busy travel time. Plow trucks are working hard to clear snow and ice from state highways and need help from all residents and passersby to ensure safe travel.

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The McLean County Commission made quick work of reorganizing itself at its most recent meeting, as Steve Lee was elected chairman and Doug Krebsbach vice-chair, both by unanimous ballot.

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December 21, 2015

Commission OKs 2016 schedule

The Washburn City Commission looked once again at going from one to two monthly meetings when they met on Dec. 16 at City Hall, before approving a final 2016 schedule.

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December 17, 2015

The training is in the bin

It’s one of the most dangerous aspects of farming and for emergency personnel – a person becoming trapped in a grain bin.

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December 17, 2015

Letting out its seams

After over a decade, Bobbie Barnhardt is finally seeing her dreams come to life as her quilting business looks to expand into a space being vacated at the end of the year, opening up room for more machines and more possibilities.

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December 8, 2015

County limiting spending

McLean County is tightening its belt the last month of the year, approving very few new expenditures that haven’t already been approved with the current year’s budget.

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McLean County State’s Attorney Ladd Erickson presented the first reading of a new county hiring policy in an effort to give department heads more input into who is being hired.

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December 2, 2015

Weight room open to public

When Kristi Wachendorf moved from Bismarck to Washburn, she realized a big part of her life was missing - a gym.

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Washburn’s Marvin Neumiller just likes to help out the McLean County Fair Board.

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