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Area farmers are battling drought, lower commodity prices and tariffs.

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August 22, 2018

Ruso spared the ax

The doors haven’t closed yet on McLean County’s smallest city, as the local auditor reports that all city council seats have now been filled.

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August 22, 2018

Promoting healthy eating

A local farmers market is opening up its produce to those under assistance programs by accepting SNAP for fresh fruit and veggies.

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A proposed infrastructure spending package would aim to help out non-oil producing counties, with an estimated $3.8 million estimated to go toward McLean County annually, if approved.

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August 15, 2018

Fixing up fire hydrants

Wilton fire hydrants have turned red, white and blue this summer as part of an effort by city workers to brighten up the fixtures.

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A former North Dakota First Lady celebrated her 100th birthday this weekend in Washburn.

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The final bill for a potential intake update was just cut significantly, as Washburn City officials get word that a previously-denied grant has now been awarded federal grant money.

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Wilton Public School is tackling a bus driver shortage by pulling bus routes back into district lines.

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August 1, 2018

Dam releases drop

After high rainfall and rapid snowmelt prompted officials to increase releases from the Garrison Dam, things are finally beginning to level out.

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Half of an upcoming playground project will be covered by a federal grant, as Washburn Public School has received an official approval letter for the funding.

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