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April 4, 2012

WAEDA views studies

Representatives from Praxis Strategy Group were present to talk with the Washburn Area Economic Development Association and went over the Housing Feasibility Study and Motel Feasibility Study.

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March 28, 2012

Ready, set, plant

Let the planting season begin – and it's still March. Last year, most farmers were lucky to get into the field by May.

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There's a lot to be proud of at the Wilton Farmers Union Elevator Co according to the locally owned cooperative's board members and general manager.

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The Washburn Area Economic Development Association decided they would seek to contract Gary Satern as an economic development consultant.

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“I believe that American agriculture can and will hold true to the best traditions of our national life and that I can exert an influence in my home and community which will stand solid for my part in that inspiring task.”

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The recent interest in lots in the Heritage Heights subdivision meant Washburn City Commissioners had to answer to developers looking to get a deal.

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Was it the list of celebrities, the great food or the bright lights of Vegas Nights that brought out the crowds last Saturday night?

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If you were planning on taking a trip to Vegas over the weekend, you were probably looking at a pretty hefty bill.

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The Washburn Area Economic Development Association board knows its no easy road after losing it’s director, but things continue to move forward as the board regroups.

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Along the 250-mile route of the proposed Center to Grand Forks Minnkota transmission line, about 73 percent of land owners have approved of it spanning their property.

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