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Severe Weather to Strike North Dakota & Minnesota Today (Audio)

GRAND FORKS, N.D. ( – The upcoming severe weather event in the forecast for today has been modified. National Weather Service forecaster Bill Barrett said the biggest change is that the heavier rainfall will likely move into West Central Minnesota today instead of eastern North Dakota. He said the severe weather should hit the...
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Barnes County Sheriff

Woman Bitten by Dog in Wimbledon Saturday

WIMBLEDON, N.D. ( – A woman was bitten by a dog after she attempted to break up a dog fight Saturday morning in Wimbledon. The woman told KOVC radio news that she was walking her dog when another dog ran towards them. She tried to scare it away, but the dog kept coming and...
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USDA Authorizes Emergency Haying in Drought Affected States

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) - The Department of Agriculture has authorized emergency haying of drought-impacted land enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program, starting Sunday. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue late last month opened up CRP land to emergency grazing. In addition, the USDA is giving producers with FSA loans a 12-month exemption from a requirement that they...
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Chamber of Commerce

Jamestown Airport Opening Doors for Business After Hours Tonight

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their Business After Hours tonight at the Jamestown Regional Airport. Business After Hours  is a networking event hosted by different chamber members to meet and greet their current and future customer base. Chamber Executive Director Becky Thatcher-Keller says the one tonight at...
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Firefighters Battle Grass Fire Southeast of Valley City

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – Fire fighters with the Valley City rural fire district battled a grass fire for about five hours on Saturday, July 8th Fire Chief Gary Retterath said the fire started after a bale ignited in a round hay baler. He said the farmer released the bale and a grass fire...
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JRMC Adds New Doctor of Physical Therapy

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( - There’s dozens of reasons to choose Jamestown Regional Medical Center, and one of them is Stephanie Erlandson, doctor of physical therapy. Erlandson joined the JRMC Rehab Department in June. “With direct access physical therapy services, patients can schedule an appointment without a referral,” Erlandson said. “I have the ability to screen...
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Ryan Rauschenberger

Tax Commissioner Says Griggs County Failed to Produce Required Records

BISMARCK, N.D. ( – Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger held a hearing in Cooperstown, North Dakota on Friday, July 7, 2017 to address the failure of the Griggs County Commission to produce the 2016 real estate sales records, as required by state law. “We need this data from Griggs County in order to protect its...
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Jamestown Police Warn of New High Risk Registered Sex Offender

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( - The Jamestown Police Department is warning residents of a new convicted sex offender residing within the city of Jamestown. Sawyer John Suko, 24, has been assigned a high risk assessment by the North Dakota risk level committee, Office of the Attorney General. He currently resides at 1505 5th Ave. NE in...
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