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Dog Attacks on the Rise for Mail Carriers in North Dakota

UNDATED (NewsDakota.com) – Around 10 dog attacks were reported in North Dakota in 2017, with mail carriers now on high alert after two attacks took place in Williston. South Dakota has seen similar numbers, with nine attacks taking place in 2017. Last year, there were 6,244 attacks in the U.S. on postal service workers,...
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JRMC Awarded for Excellence in Financial Interactions with Patients

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – Jamestown Regional Medical Center received recognition as an Adopter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association’s PATIENT FINANCIAL COMMUNICATIONS BEST PRACTICES®. As a Best Practices Adopter, Jamestown Regional Medical Center demonstrated that it follows nearly 100 best practices regarding financial interactions that take place in a variety of care settings. JRMC...
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Barnes County Jail Update

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The state wants Barnes County to have a plan in place at the end of this year concerning the future of the jail. Earlier this year, the state said gave the county three options repair, renovate or build a new jail. State Director of Facility Operations Don Redmann inspected...
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Accused North Dakota Sheriff Sentenced to Home Confinement

FESSENDEN, N.D. (AP) — A former North Dakota sheriff accused of dealing methamphetamine and bribery has been sentenced to 25 days of home confinement. Forty-two-year-old Johnny Lawson in February agreed to plead guilty to misdemeanor counts of falsely reporting to law enforcement and consumption of a controlled substance. Prosecutors in return dropped the more...
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Historic 1883 Stutsman County Courthouse Prepares for 2018 Summer

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – Ongoing renovations and restoration has been happening at the historic 1883 Stutsman County Courthouse. First opened to the public for tours in 2017, the courthouse is ready for the 2018 summer season. Steve Reidburn is the Site Supervisor for state’s oldest, standing courthouse. Reidburn works for the State Historical Society...
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Jamestown Talking Trails Adds New Point; “First Baby Born”

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The Jamestown Talking Trails are sure to see a lot of action this summer as tourist season begins. Established in 2016, the Talking Trails bring the history of Jamestown to life by giving individuals an opportunity to call a phone number on plaques around the area. The numbers will give...
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Jamestown Chamber Hosts Jamestown Candidate Forum Tuesday

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce teamed up with CSI Cable Services to hold a public candidate forum Tuesday, May 22nd. The annual forum featured members for city council, school board, and park board. It was filmed live and will be shown periodically for the next several days. The mayoral candidates...
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Police Asking For Possible Diagonal Parking Near LEC; City Considers Offering Old Garbage Carts

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The City of Jamestown Public Works Committee had numerous items come before them Thursday evening. One of the items was brought forth by Jamestown Police Chief Scott Edinger and concerns changing 6th Street SE from 2nd Avenue SE to 3rd Avenue SE to diagonal parking. Chief Edinger says parking around...
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