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Two men injured in McClean County crash

May 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

Two men were injured in a crash Thursday morning on Highway 83.
Joshua Wirkus, of Underwood, was driving northbound when his vehicle crossed the median and struck an empty Western Petroleum tanker-trailer driven by Alvin Pemberton, who listed two re…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

McLean County Commission rejects oil industry landfill

July 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHBURN — McLean County commissioners on Tuesday rejected a plan to accept oil industry waste into a landfill previously used for coal ash. Continue Reading

Group trying to save ND courthouse turns to judge

October 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A group has asked a judge to stop the planned demolition of the old McLean County Courthouse, arguing that it is historically significant and could be converted into office space instead of turned into a parking lot.
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Foundation proposes draft ‘heritage’ plan for 5 N.D. counties

February 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The proposed Northern Plains National Heritage Area includes sites in Burleigh, Morton, Mercer, McLean and Oliver counties. They border an 80-mile stretch of the Missouri River. Skeptics of the proposed heritage area call it a way to make the property open to regulation by the National Park Service. Continue Reading

Century-old McLean County Courthouse won’t be saved

February 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

McLean County commissioners are moving forward with plans to demolish the century-old, bat-infested courthouse despite the efforts of a nonprofit group that formed to save it. Continue Reading

Lightning hits moving car, injures N.D. woman

August 3, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

McLean County authorities say a Max woman suffered minor injuries in a freak incident in which lightning struck her moving car. Continue Reading