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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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"A store has their SonyPlayStation4 marked down 5 percent from its original price of $349.99.

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November 23, 2015

Standing behind coal

Hundreds of concerned business-owners, government officials, and North Dakota residents crammed into the Bavendick Stateroom at Bismarck State College’s National Energy Center of Excellence on Nov. 16 for a meeting hosted by the North Dakota Department of Health to address new EPA emission regulations.

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As part of the poverty chapter of their economics class, 16 Wilton students stepped outside of their school and worked both to learn about the less fortunate, and to help them.

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Last week, the North Dakota Department of Transportation began issuing the new flat plate called the Sunrise License Plate.

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President of the Washburn City Commission Larry Thomas is currently fighting allegations that he violated North Dakota Open Meeting and Open Record laws...

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November 10, 2015

Threatening a livelihood

A recently announced Environmental Protection Agency mandate, saying how much power plants must reduce their emissions, has plant and coal mine operators in McLean County on the edge of their seats.

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Five Washburn High School students will be performing in the Northwest Festival of Music at Minot State University this weekend.

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