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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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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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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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