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The Washburn City Commission met Monday to discuss several items of business.

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High school juniors from across the state will gather for the 2013 North Dakota Association of Student Councils State Convention from Sunday, Dec. 15 to Tuesday, Dec. 17 at the Ramkota Convention Center in Bismarck.

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December 4, 2013

Winter storm hits area

The first major storm of the season continues to play out across the state, and officials are reminding residents to "think things out" before they head out.

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The drive to raise funds for a new McLean Family Resource Center is underway.

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McLean County residents interested in being considered for appointments to a variety of county boards have until Dec. 31 to submit letters of interest in the positions.

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American Express has been nationally promoting an event that affects smaller communities across North Dakota.

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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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November 20, 2013

Two killed near Max

A Ryder youth who was attending Max School, and a Minot woman died this past weekend when the car they were in went off a gravel road, overturned and came to rest in a slough.

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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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