Sanborn July 4th Demolition Derby Highlights

SANBORN, ND – (NewsDakota.com) There were a lot of July 4th parades and festivities around the region once again this year.

Here are just a few highlights of one popular event, the demolition derby held in Sanborn during the July 4th celebration.

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District 12 & 29 Picnic July 8 In Jamestown (Audio)

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – Representatives of Districts 12 and 29 will be attending a picnic in Jamestown on July 8th.

District 12 Chair Delores Rath stated that the picnic would be free and open to the public. She also stated that State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler would be attending in order to answer the public’s question on Common Core and new funding for Education. Rath pointed out that the events are put on for the public’s benefit.

The event will be at 5:30 PM on July 8th at McElroy Park and is free and open to the public.

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2015 North Dakota State Fair Grandstand Entertainment Lineup

MINOT, ND – Big names will headline the Grandstand during the 50th Annual North Dakota State Fair, July 17-25. Aerosmith, Rock’s greatest live act, will close out the Fair on July 25 as part of their 2015 Blue Army Tour, while Country Stars Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban, Chase Rice, Kip Moore, and Kellie Pickler will all be included on the 2015 Grandstand Show pass. 

All tickets, including the Aerosmith concert and the Grandstand Show pass, can be purchased online at www.ndstatefair.com, by phone at 701-852-3247 or 701-857-7620, or in person from 8am-5pm, Monday-Friday, at the State Fair Center. Dates for the 2015 State Fair are July 17-25. More information is available at www.ndstatefair.com.

Aerosmith – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Joey Kramer, Tom Hamilton, and Brad Whitford – will close out the ND State Fair on Saturday, July 25. The band is a living piece of American music history, having sold over 150 million albums worldwide and been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Aerosmith tickets will be $75 for reserved seating and standing room.

The talented country power-house, Miranda Lambert, will be the first act to perform during the 2015 State Fair on Friday, July 17. Recent hits like “Little Red Wagon,” “Somethin’ Bad,” and “Mama’s Broken Heart” continue to hold strong on country and national charts alike.

Chase Rice will make the North Dakota State Fair a stop on his upcoming tour on Sunday, July 19. Chase’s album “Ignite The Night” has been taking the country world by storm, with hits like “Ready Set Roll,”“MMM Girl” and “Gonna Wanna Tonight.”

Kellie Pickler will be performing on Wednesday, July 22. Hits like “Best Days of Your Life” will be accompanied by other fan favorites including “Red High Heels” and “Someone Somewhere Tonight.”

Kip Moore, known for songs like “Somethin’ Bout A Truck,” “Beer Money” and “Hey Pretty Girl” will call the State Fair home on Thursday, July 23.

Keith Urban will close out the Show pass on Friday, July 24. Taking his tour to the ND State Fair will be everything you have heard and more. This American Idol judge and world-renowned country star has a collection of chart topping hits including “Raise ‘em Up,” “Somewhere In My Car,” and “Cop Car.”

The Grandstand Country Show pass will be $110 with the option of Standing Room or Reserved Seating tickets available.
2015 Show pass Lineup:
Friday, July 17 – Miranda Lambert
Sunday, July 19– Chase Rice
Monday, July 20 – Enduro Race*
Tuesday, July 21– IMCA Modified and Stock Car Races*
Wednesday, July 22 – Kellie Pickler*
Thursday, July 23 – Kip Moore
Friday, July 24 – Keith Urban

*General Admission Events listed below include:
NPRA Championship Bull Riding will be held on Monday, July 20 & Tuesday, July 21. Tickets will be $14 for adults, $6 for ages 7-12 and 6 and under will be free.

Other items available for purchase include: Season and Daily Gate Passes, Mega Ride Carnival Passes, Ranch Rodeo tickets, beer tickets and nine day camping spots.

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Canadian Pacific Rail Crossing Closure July 7 & 8 (Audio)

VALLEY CITY, ND – (NewsDakota.com) Attention motorists officials with the Canadian Pacific railway will close the crossing north of Valley City just north of the Hi Line bridge July 7 and July 8.

Barnes County Highway Roads Superintendent Kerry Johnson said crews will work on the crossing and hope to have it open again on July 9 weather permitting.

Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes: One option is for motorists to take Interstate 94 exit #296 east of Valley City and go north on Barnes County road #27 for about 16.5 miles, then head west for 5 miles on Barnes County road #6 to Barnes County road #21.

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