State Borrows $7 Million For Pipeline Protests; 2000 Veterans Plan Human Shield

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – North Dakota leaders will borrow an additional $7 million to cover the cost of law enforcement related to the ongoing protest of the four-state Dakota Access oil pipeline. The state’s Emergency Commission voted Wednesday to borrow the funds from the state-owned Bank of North Dakota. The commission is headed by...
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Penny Holland and Tiffany Wilkerson. Photo courtesy of the JRMC.

“No Excuses” Mammography Day Helps 14 Women

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Jamestown Regional Medical Center and Central Valley Health recently partnered up to host “No Excuses”, a day of barrier-free mammograms for women. Several other entities partnered for the day including R.M. Stoudt and Women’s Way. The event made it easier for women in the region to receive a potentially...
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Jamestown Salvation Army Still Seeking Volunteer Bell Ringers

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Jamestown Salvation Army is in desperate need of volunteer bell ringers this holiday season. The Red Kettle Campaign is the Salvation Army’s largest fundraiser and helps assist them with their programs for the entirety of the following year. Major Tim Nauta says a simple two hour shift ringing the...
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Last year's mitten tree in 2015

James River Valley Library Seeking Winter Apparel To Decorate Mitten Tree

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The 3rd Annual Mitten Tree is looking for donations of new or gently used mittens, gloves, hats and scarves this year. The James River Valley Library is hosting their annual event again to help those who may not have the necessary items during the cold winter season. Assistant Director Jennifer...
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