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Six months after a farm accident claimed the life of one local man, an anonymous donor has stepped up to start building a future for the three children who lost their father that day.

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March 28, 2018

Buchmann gets nomination

A Washburn man has secured a spot on the ballot in this year’s election, earning one party’s nomination for the North Dakota Public Service Commission during the recent convention.

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The list of delinquent taxpayers in McLean County is expected to grow significantly in the next several years, with Washburn residents reporting that they will be letting their properties go to collections.

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Painted Woods Golf Course is getting some assistance from Washburn sales tax money, receiving $25,000 in economic development funds in order to launch a new marketing campaign and bridge gaps in everyday operations.

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March 14, 2018

Filling the gaps

The Washburn City Commission is putting a temporary -- and expensive -- bandage on its staffing issue, covering the city office with temporary help as it seeks a new auditor and receptionist.

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The Washburn Public School board announced the selection of its next athletic director during Monday’s meeting.

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The Washburn City Commission called a special meeting early Monday morning in response to a second letter of resignation out of the city office in just over a week.

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The days are numbered for Washburn’s community sign, as WAEDA reports the main panel of the structure will likely be removed and replaced with a smaller version in order to reach compliance with state regulations.

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February 28, 2018

City looks to go digital

With more services going online, the Wilton City Commission is looking into adding a new option for its utility bill statements for residents.

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February 28, 2018

Weighing open enrollment

With the Center-Stanton school board reporting a large number of district students becoming Cardinals and deciding to take action this month, Washburn Public School addressed the growing concern and frustration regarding open enrollment.

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