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Two Valley City School Board Positions Up For Election on June 13th

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( The Valley City School Board election will be held Tuesday, June 13th. Business manager Linda Heit said one At-Large position held by Patrick (Mike) Callahan and one rural position held by Ryan Mathias are up for re-election. Those eligible who wish to run for on of the positions must file...
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The other photo attached is of Bill & Dixie Johnson (Bill in orange, Dixie across) who have been coming to the tournament for 23 years and they live in Spokane, WA. Their daughter Emma Johnson, and her partner Johanna Stafford took 2nd place this year.

North Dakota State Pinochle Tournament Results

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( Attendance for the North Dakota State Pinochle Tournament held February 17th & 18th was fantastic. 94 teams competed in the 28th annual tournament held at the Eagles Club in Valley City. The overall champions are Harold Fryer of Peever, South Dakota and Ray Christensen of Wilmot, South Dakota. Half of...
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Jamestown Public Schools to Overhaul Website for More Accessibility

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Jamestown Public School System is big on accessibility and one way to remain accessible is through the website. Superintendent Robert Lech reports that Pam Brown has been studying accessibility and the website. He pointed out that she has found it would be best to just start over entirely with...
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University of Jamestown Students Studying Abroad in Italy This Summer

JAMESTOWN, N.D ( – Several University of Jamestown students will be spending three weeks in Italy this May as part of a course study overseas. Junior Emma Thompson and Sophomore Alexis Young are two students who will be participating in the oversea education. Alexis stated that the class would allow students to study several...
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House Passes Bill Allowing Concealed Carry Without a Permit

BISMARCK, N.D. ( – The House has passed what was dubbed the “Constitutional Carry” bill, allowing people to carry concealed weapons without a permit. The measure requires someone to have had a driver’s licenses for at least a year, and requires a driver with a gun to tell law enforcement about that gun during...
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Craig Cobb, Co-Owner of Former Church in Barnes County

VALLEY CITY, ND (KFGO) – Craig Cobb, the white supremacist convicted of terrorizing residents in Leith, ND, is now the co-owner of an abandoned church in Barnes County.    The Barnes County Recorder’s office says a deed was filed Tuesday that lists Cobb as one of two people who own the former Nome Zion...
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US Shutting Down Dakota Access Oil Pipeline Protest Camp

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers’ plan to close a Dakota Access pipeline protest camp isn’t likely to end on-the-ground opposition in North Dakota. It also may not spell the end of heavy law enforcement presence near where the Dallas-based developer is finishing the last big section of the pipeline. When...
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Valley City Man Wants Justices to Overturn Prior Sentence Due to Judicial Bias

BISMARCK, N.D. ( North Dakota Supreme Court Justices will hear oral arguments by a Valley City man who believes he was sentenced unfairly by Southeast District Court Judge Jay Schmitz. In April of 2016, Brian Mindt faced a charge of disorderly conduct during a bench trial that involved an incident with him and a...
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