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The Washburn City Commission met on Nov. 18. where Jasper Klein, engineer, proposed a city plan to improve streets and the sewer system.

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Great River Energy will be opening their Spiritwood power plant near Jamestown next fall where they will begin marketing their lignite coal dryfining process that is receiving world-wide attention.

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November 13, 2013

Local musician honored

It was not uncommon to walk into the Lorentzen’s family home near Washburn and hear someone singing at the top of their lungs.

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November 6, 2013

Cracking down on crime

The county will have to dig into its own pocket to help pay the salaries of two new deputies after county commissioners approved advertising for two full-time deputies...

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The North Dakota Game and Fish issued fewer licenses for deer season this fall.

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After a two-week trip to Antigua, Guatemala, this August, Jill, Kayla and Ashley Wiese-Stewart agreed that once was not enough.

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With temperatures in the mid 40s, a bone-chilling wind and a freshly-harvested field at the ready, conditions were about perfect for smashing pumpkins on the North Dakota prairie on Sunday.

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October 22, 2013

City deals with water

The City of Washburn recently received a 50 percent grant to cover a portion of the cost of a water intake remodel.

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Following an early October snowstorm, the City of Wilton stepped up and decided to remove tree branches from boulevards for residents.

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Commissioners voted to move forward with surveying for the next big street project in town at Monday’s regular city commission meeting.

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