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Train cleanup and rail reconstruction is underway at the site of the recent derailment south of Washburn.

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Those looking for a new place to call home in Washburn may want to look into the new twin townhouses going up across from St. Edwin’s Church.

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One man was killed and another received minor injuries after two Dakota Missouri Valley and Western Railroad engines derailed 2 1/2 miles south of Washburn at about 11:30 a.m. Thursday.

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The quality of the water that flows into your home depends on Washburn’s Water Treatment Plant.

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It’s that time of year when the ground turns to mush and area beef cattle numbers start to double as calving season begins.

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March 18, 2010

A song for the crowds

Before every flip of the coin, toss of the ball or drop of the puck there’s an important step that has to take place at a state high school event.

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City of Washburn commissioners are in no hurry to remove city signs from Otter Tail Power telephone poles after a meeting with a representative from Otter Tail Power on March 8.

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In this day and age of online businesses there’s no limit to who your competition might be.

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March 11, 2010

Order in the courtroom

District Court has found a new home in the Memorial Building in Washburn since county commissioners last week decided that parts of the McLean County Courthouse would no longer be used until further decisions could be made about the future of the building.

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March 4, 2010

Movin’ on out

It’s official. The process to close down the original McLean County Courthouse structure has begun.

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