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February 3, 2016

Speech team preps for meet

Fresh off of a successful competition last month, the Cardinals speech team is looking forward to showing off their stuff at the Washburn Speech Invitational this weekend.

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January 27, 2016

Hopping for heart health

Washburn Public Schools students kicked off this year’s Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser on Jan. 20 in the Olde Gym, with a mission of exceeding the amount of money raised last year for the American Heart Association.

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McLean County’s new emergency notification system is ready and will be tested this Friday at 10 a.m.

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January 20, 2016

‘This is not a test’

Katelyn Smith was sitting in the basement of the Schafer hall auditoriam in the middle of her Stage makeup class...

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Just a few days after a suspect in the threat that shut down the Bismarck State College campus was apprehended north of Washburn...

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Painted Woods Golf Course isn’t letting winter get in the way of the game.

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January 12, 2016

Geocachers brave the cold

It was a near-perfect winter day to get out and get active – the air was crisp and cold – but not unbearably so, and the sun shone down from a clear blue sky onto untouched expanses of snowy landscape.

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January 7, 2016

Fatalities down statewide

As the air gets colder and ice covers the blacktop, accidents on the road start to grow in number.

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The coming year, 2016, is one that could see a difference being made in the lives of many less fortunate families in McLean County.

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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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