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Officials: Bridge Damaged In Pipeline Protest Is Sound

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota transportation officials say tests of a bridge damaged during protests of the Dakota Access pipeline show the span is structurally sound. The Backwater Bridge north of Cannon Ball has been the site of several clashes between protesters and police. It has been closed since October, when protesters blocked...
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Residents Can Help Wildlife During Tough Winter

BISMARCK, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The state Game & Fish Department is informing residents on what they can do to help alleviate stress on wildlife during this or any winter. Earlier this year, the department released information on wildlife being stressed during one of the toughest winters in recent memory. Game & Fish Biologist Doug...
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Jamestown Marksmanship Range Struggles To Find Land; Future Questionable

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The Jamestown Marksmanship Education Range (JMER) met in open forum to discuss the future of the range moving forward. JMER had previously asked landowners near the State Hospital and Woodbury Township for potential spots to build an outdoor range. Board President Curt Kaseman says the Woodbury land, owned by Rueben...
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District 24 Legislative Forums Scheduled

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) The schedule for the District 24 Legislative Forums has been released and the first one will be held on Saturday, January 21st at 9am inside the Valley City State University’s Student Center Skoal Room: State Senator Larry Robinson and State Representative’s Dwight Kiefert and Daniel Johnston will give presentations about...
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Senator Hoeven To Address Veterans During VFW Mid-Winter Conference

WEST FARGO, N.D. – (NewsDakota.com) U.S. Senator John Hoeven will thank members of the North Dakota Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) for their service during their Mid-Winter Conference in West Fargo on Saturday, January 14th. Hoeven will update veterans on his efforts to improve veterans’ access to health care services. In October of 2016,...
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Spring Flooding Concern For Pipeline Protest Encampment

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – State officials say record snowfall this winter means the Dakota Access pipeline protest encampment could experience significant flooding when temperatures get warmer. The State Water Commission, through the state’s Joint Information Center, says more than 57 inches of snow so far could pose a safety risk when spring weather arrives....
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Senator Heitkamp Will Address Veterans Jan. 14th In West Fargo

WEST FARGO, N.D. – (NewsDakota.com) U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp will address North Dakota veterans at the VFW Mid-Winter Conference in West Fargo on Saturday, January 14th. Heitkamp will speak with over 100 VFW and Auxiliary members about the important impacts that VFW Posts have on veterans and communities. Heitkamp said she is working to...
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Arctic Air Now; Warmer Temperatures To Follow (Audio)

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – (NewsDakota.com) Grand Forks National Weather Service forecaster Brad Hopkins says cold arctic air has hit the state but be prepared for white out condition today in the open country. Hopkins says it’s possible some areas of the state will be above the freezing mark in the latter half of next...
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