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January 17, 2018

Bound for the Big Apple

"Two weeks and six days.”

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January 17, 2018

Dating scam hits home

Local authorities are warning residents to be cautious of online dating scams after a McLean County woman was conned out of $200,000 last month.

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The Washburn School facilities committee listened to one presentation and read over materials detailing proposals from three other companies last week during a bid opening for a possible playground improvement project.

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City Commission President Larry Thomas is expected to return to his current spot, as early results from Tuesday’s recall election showed him with a 25-point lead over his competitor.

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Attendees of next week’s Blizzard Bluegrass weekend will be able to both listen and learn during two days of performances and a one-day educational workshop in Bismarck.

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McLean County drivers seemed to navigate safely from Point A to Point B more frequently over the last year, as local authorities report a drop in both motor vehicle accidents and associated fatalities in 2017.

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December 27, 2017

Looking ahead

With its 2018 annual meeting approaching, the WAEDA board took time last week to discuss recent progress, its ongoing vision and setting new goals.

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One Wilton man will travel to Pasadena, California next week to represent North Dakota farmers in the annual Rose Parade.

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December 20, 2017

Sign to be whittled down

In order to meet size requirements that would allow community messages to once again be shown, Washburn’s digital sign will be getting an square-footage reducing facelift.

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One of the oldest weather recording sites in the state will be back on the map this week, as the National Weather Service has approved reactivation of Washburn’s historic observation station.

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