Dickey County June Election Returns

OAKES, N.D. ( The following are the unofficial totals from contested races in the June 12, 2018 Primary Election within Dickey County. Voters cast ballots Tuesday at three precincts in the county; the Oakes Community Center, Ellendale Senior Center and Fullerton City Hall. Please note, the races focused solely in Ellendale and Oakes are...
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Carlsrud, Magnuson & Erickson Elected to full Terms in Valley City

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – Dave Carlsrud was elected to a full 4 year term as mayor of Valley City with 1,103 votes. Write-in mayoral candidate Robert Drake received 331 votes. In the city commission race incumbent Duane (Dewey) Magnuson received 942 votes followed by Jeffery Erickson with 680 votes, Corey Neseth had 640...
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Jamestown Parks & Rec Hosting Boat Safety Course June 14th

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Jamestown Parks & Recreation Department will be hosting a boat safety course Thursday, June 14th. Parks Program Coordinator Jess Vandal says the course will be held as part of the Healthy Connections Program beginning at 10 AM and again at 1PM. “This class is free and open to the...
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Newly Hired Louis L’Amour Principal Resigns

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Recently hired Louis L’Amour Elementary Principal Jon Koehmstedt has resigned. During a special meeting June 11th, the Jamestown Public School Board approved the resignation an 8-0 vote. Koehmstedt has recently been hired this past April. Originally selected by a search committee from a pool of 15 candidates, he was hired...
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Man Ends His Life Following Negotiations with Sheriff’s Office

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Update: The man has been identified as 63 year-old David Ackerman of Jamestown. *Original Story* A 63 year-old man took his own life after negotiations with law enforcement that ended early Monday morning. Stutsman County Sheriff Chad Kaiser reports that the man had texted his friends a “suicide note”. “The...
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National Buffalo Museum Raising Money in 25th Annual Fundraiser

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The National Buffalo Museum in Jamestown will be leaning on community support to help them with finances and costs. To do so, the museum is hosting their 25th Annual Auction Fundraiser. The event will help the museum continue their mission of spreading the history of the National Mammal; the bison....
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ND Primary/Election June 12th; Barnes County Voters Vote in the Courthouse

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – Barnes County voters will continue to have the Vote-By-Mail option for all future elections as well as vote in person at one polling site on Election Day in the Barnes County Courthouse. Persons who wish to vote may complete and sign the application, and return it to the Barnes...
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Alliance Pipeline’s Generous Donation to Barnes County Sheriff’s Office

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – The Barnes County Sheriff’s office gave a big thank you to Alliance Pipeline for their generous gift of $5,000. Sheriff Randy McClaflin said these funds will be used to provide two more Automatic Defibrillator’s (AED’s) in our patrol vehicles. He said the remaining balance will be used for much...
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Inside Agriculture

Farm Talk w/ Mick Kjar