“Pizza Ranch” Opens May 12

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( Pizza Ranch will open its doors for business on west Main Street in Valley City on Monday, May 12. This will be the 14th Pizza Ranch to open in the state of North Dakota. Local entrepreneur Bob Bergan and his son, Tommy Bergan, co-own the new Pizza Ranch in Valley...
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Two Cooperstown Farmers Face Conspiracy Charges

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – Federal authorities have expanded the scope of their investigation into two brothers from North Dakota accused of intentionally destroying potatoes to collect crop insurance payments. The original indictment alleged that 50-year-old Aaron Johnson and 47-year-old Derek Johnson conspired to receive more than $800,000 in illegal payments dating back to 2006....
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North Dakota Farm Land Values Cool Down

FARGO, N.D. ( The hot farm land market showed significant cooling during 2013, according to Andrew Swenson, North Dakota State University Extension Service farm management specialist. His estimate is derived from the published results of a January 2014 county survey commissioned by the North Dakota Department of Trust Lands. Swenson says “land values showed...
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Southeast Regional DUI Task Force March Numbers

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Southeast Jamestown Regional DUI Task Force has released their numbers for the month-long, high visibility enforcement in March. During the event, the Task Force made 13 DUI arrests, 30 other alcohol-related arrests, 13 drug arrests, 63 speeding citations, 14 safety belt violations, two child restraint violations and six suspended...
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