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A recent release from the National Assessment of Educational Progress showed that last year’s eighth-grade students were the top in the nation in science.

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Preliminary plans for a new McLean County Courthouse were presented to Washburn City Commissioners on Monday night by McLean County States Attorney Ladd Erickson.

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A group of 19 students at the Washurn High School have been chosen to make a positive change at the school and beyond.

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While plans for the new county courthouse have not been finalized, they appear to meet the needs of several county entities.

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A 260-mile Minnkota transmission line starting in Center and heading north east to Grand Forks could be moving on as planned once an environmental assessment is approved.

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Whether you’ve lived in Washburn your whole life or you just moved here, there are likely some things you love about this place.

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The date was Jan. 7 1980, when Terry Sayler headed back home from Washburn in a blizzard.

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January 27, 2011

Reading of royal importance

The trumpets were sounding as Princess Shelbey Ell walked the red carpet through the crowds of children.

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These days fewer and fewer readers are choosing to buy that crisp new book when they can download a book on a sleek and smaller electronic reading device.

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It wasn’t the first item on the school board’s January meeting agenda, but the resignation of board member Jay Meier was definitely the biggest item of the night.

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