North Dakota to Receive $1.2 Million From Wells Fargo Bank

BISMARCK, ND (ND Attorney General) РNorth Dakota will receive $1.2 million from Wells Fargo Bank under the terms of a national settlement agreement, announced Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. The state’s share of the $575 million settlement fund is for civil costs and attorney fees. The multi-state settlement agreement resolves claims that Wells Fargo...
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Judge Refuses to Award Attorney Fees to North Carolina Company

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – A North Dakota judge has refused to award attorney fees to a North Carolina security company that won a court case in the wake of protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline. North Dakota’s Private Investigative and Security Board unsuccessfully sued TigerSwan for allegedly operating without a license, and TigerSwan...
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Thomas Vanorny new Business Manager for Valley City Public Schools

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – Thomas Vanorny, officially started in his new position as business manager at Valley City Public Schools. Superintendent Josh Johnson said we welcome Tom to our Hi-Liner family and hope that you will have an opportunity to meet him and welcome him to Valley City in the very near future....
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Barnes County Jail can Only House Inmates for up to Four Days

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – The state of North Dakota lowered the grade of the Barnes County jail from a Class I to a Class III facility following a December inspection. Since December 20 of 2018, Barnes County Sheriff Randy McClaflin said under the new rule the jail is only able to keep inmates...
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West Fargo man Dies in I-29 Crash

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – The North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the victim of an interstate crash during blizzard-like conditions this week. Seventy-two-year-old Delmar Ruff, of West Fargo, died in a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 29 Monday afternoon south of Fargo. Authorities say a truck and a van were traveling northbound in the right...
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North Dakota Legislative Session Starts January 4

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – North Dakota lawmakers will face tough spending choices when they convene Thursday to kick off the new legislative session. The state’s economy is slowly emerging from a years-long rut due to depressed oil and agriculture prices. Gov. Doug Burgum begins the session with his State of the State address in...
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Alert Barnes County Notification System Implemented for Residents

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – Barnes County has launched “Alert Barnes County”. The mass notification system will notify registered users of important emergency information related to severe weather, police and fire emergencies, flooding and other public health crises that may happen in the county. Barnes County Emergency Manager Sue Lloyd said Barnes County will...
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No Travel Advisory Lifted for all of North Dakota

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – The North Dakota Department of Transportation along with the North Dakota Highway Patrol have LIFTED the No Travel Advisories for I-29 in northeastern North Dakota and southeastern North Dakota including Valley City, Wahpeton, Fargo, Hillsboro, Lisbon and surrounding areas. A Travel Alert will remain in effect in these areas...
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