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It seems that the past month has been fairly consistent in raining nearly every other day.

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June 24, 2010

What’s in a name?

Another Lewis and Clark Days celebration has come and gone marking the 14th year in a row as Lewis and Clark Days, which follows 16 years straight years as Riverboat Days.

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A steady flow of file cabinets and other movable objects started moving out of the Dakota Central Social Services offices of the McLean County Courthouse on Tuesday morning.

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The Washburn school board met on June 8 at 8 p.m., just an hour after the polls closed on the school board election taking place downtown.

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Most everyone has gone to a fair at some time in their life.

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These results are not official, nor do they cover all ballot issues. Full election results will be in next week’s paper.

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When Mark Ness and Charlie Bullinger, principal engineers for Great River Energy, started working with various forms of drying processes at GRE’s Coal Creek Station in 1995, they never thought that their ideas and those of other engineers would turn into something with world-wide impact.

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City public works superintendent Larry Thomas left his position with the City of Washburn after a special meeting was held last Thursday at the City Hall.

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The city performed one of its first readings of the water meters and was able to read 574 meters as of this time.

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The new postmaster at Washburn’s post office, Ernie Welk, puts a new spin on the phrase, "Going postal."

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