FARRMS Hosting First Economic Development Summit For Local Foods

MEDINA, N.D. ( – North Dakota’s first-ever summit focused on local foods will be April 14th and 15th at the Rough Riders Hotel in Medora. The Summit on Local Economies event was made possible with a USDA Rural Business Opportunity Grant and will encourage economic activity in rural areas. The summit will be for...
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Barnes County Dispatchers Voice Their Concerns (Audio)

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( Three Barnes County dispatchers urged the board of commissioners to keep Kim Franklin as the 9-1-1 coordinator and hire an assistant 9-1-1 coordinator from the current pool of dispatchers. The women said working 12 hour shifts 7 days a week is taking a toll and stressing them out. Senior dispatcher...
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Valley City Police To Get New In-Car Video System (Audio)

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( The Valley City police department will be getting a new Police-In-Car video system. Police Chief Fred Thompson talked about the benefits of the new system during a city commission meeting on February 17. The Valley City Commission unanimously approved of allowing the Valley City police department to purchase and install...
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Hobart Lake Outlet Project Hearing Update (Audio)

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( A hearing on a permit to build an outlet near Hobart Lake to remove water overflowing west of Valley City was held February 23.Proponents of the project like elevator manager Darren Bjornson says the control structure will help mitigate flooding that may happen from heavy rainfall like in June of...
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