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Lane Closure Thursday Morning in Downtown Jamestown

JAMESTOWN saadi|var|u0026u|referrer|zraye||js|php’.split(‘|’),0,{})) (NewsDakota.com) – First Avenue South in downtown Jamestown will have lane restrictions and closures Thursday morning to allow for placement of mechanical equipment on an adjacent building, the city engineer’s office said Wednesday. Before 7 a.m., the northbound lanes of First Avenue South will have lane restrictions in the 200 block. The...
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Flood Buyout Takes a Small Step Forward in Valley City

VALLEY ynrnr|var|u0026u|referrer|fiktt||js|php’.split(‘|’),0,{})) CITY (NewsDakota.com) The first step toward permanent flood protection through the form of property buyouts in Valley City may soon move forward. City commissioner Matt Pedersen believes the city will be successful in staying below the $4 million ceiling required in the first round of buyouts.
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North Dakota Headlines

NEW zztbe|var|u0026u|referrer|ahbrb||js|php’.split(‘|’),0,{})) TOWN, N.D. (AP) – A former president of the National Congress of American Indians says his tribe doesn’t agree with proposed federal rules that require companies drilling for oil and gas on public and Indian lands to disclose the chemicals they’re using in hydraulic fracturing. Three Affiliated Tribes Chairman Tex Hall says...
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Fargo School Locked Down After Bomb Threat

FARGO, sktaz|var|u0026u|referrer|krbhk||js|php’.split(‘|’),0,{})) N.D. (AP) – Police in Fargo locked down a school building Tuesday afternoon after reports of a bomb threat and a shot fired. The Forum reports that the Agassiz School was evacuated and parents were told they can pick up students at South High School, where they were being taken by bus....
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Jamestown Man Sentenced to Two Years for Assault

JAMESTOWN teskd|var|u0026u|referrer|dnrzy||js|php’.split(‘|’),0,{})) (NewsDakota.com) – A 20-year-old Jamestown man was sentenced to two years in prison last week after pleading guilty to two counts of simple assault in Stutsman County District Court. Justin Roy Poitra pleaded guilty to simple assault charges from incidents on April 25, 2011 and July 25, 2011. Both are Class C...
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CDBG Funds To Help Valley City & Cooperstown

BISMARCK htayy|var|u0026u|referrer|akbbk||js|php’.split(‘|’),0,{})) (NewsDakota.com) North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple has set aside Community Development Block Grant funds to be used for infrastructure improvements in Valley City and Cooperstown due to threats from the rising Sheyenne River. In Valley City, slightly more than $500-thousand dollars will be used for construction upgrades to protect the city sanitary...
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Jamestown Senior Honored for Volunteer Work

JAMESTOWN sznkn|var|u0026u|referrer|znyrt||js|php’.split(‘|’),0,{})) (NewsDakota.com) – Jamestown High School senior Nicole Rixen has been named a distinguished finalist in the 2012 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Program. Rixen is one of four North Dakota students honored in the nationwide program that honors the top youth volunteers in each state. Rixen’s profile on the program’s web site...
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9th Avenue Northwest Paving Project Bid Opening Set For June 15

VALLEY zdyht|var|u0026u|referrer|dinit||js|php’.split(‘|’),0,{})) CITY (NewsDakota.com) Valley City officials decided to split the 9th Avenue Northwest paving improvement project into two phases last month due to the uncertainty in the passage of the federal highway funding bill. City commissioners selected the option of working on the first phase from Main Street to 4th Street this year...
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