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Jamestown Cuts Back Releases From Dams

Courtesy City Engineer (NewsDakota.com) Jamestown, N.D…The current discharges from the reservoirs will be reduced Friday to  800 CFS from the Jamestown Dam and 1000 CFS from the Pipestem Dam, for a combined release of 1800 CFS.  The City anticipates releases will be reduced on or about October 25th to 650 CFS from the Jamestown Dam...
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Dickey County Highway 3 Reopens

Oakes N.D.- At long last, the road connecting Oakes directly with US Highway 281 has been open to traffic, after about a mile and a half of the roadway had to be raised due to excessive high water.     The stretch of the road is not paved, and is not scheduled to be...
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Sex Offender Capture Cost Around $76,000

Valley City, N.D. – The cost of catching sex offender Joseph Megna continue to go up. Law enforcement agencies have added up expenses of $55,000 spent on the manhunt to catch the high risk sex offender hiding in a cornfield west of Tower City two weeks ago. Barnes County Sheriff Randy McClaflin says farmers...
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Happy Birthday KOVC Radio, Serving Eastern North Dakota For 75 Years

Valley City, N.D. – It was 75 years ago on October 19 when KOVC Radio 1490AM signed on the air inside the Rudolf Hotel in Valley City. Singer Peggy Lee Many people in the area remember the Big bands playing on the radio back in the 30’s, 40’s & 50’s. Others remember how a...
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Corn Fire East Of Oakes

Oakes N.D.- The Oakes Fire Department responded to a corn field fire Tuesday afternoon around 3:30 p.m. Fire Chief Jerry Hollingsworth says the fire was two miles east of Oakes, and was contained relatively quickly. No injuries or damage to property were reported.
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Neighbors Help Barnes County Family Following A Tragic Loss

Spiritwood, N.D. – A number of farm families and businesses helped a neighbor after a tragic farm accident killed 3-year-old Brayden McClean Sunday night. Some 26 combines along with several grain hauling carts and semi trucks were used to help harvest 12-hundred acres of soybeans for the family as they cope with the loss...
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Remaining FCFS Deer Licenses Suspended on Friday, Hunters May Seek Refunds

Based on continuing reports of white-tailed deer mortality in western North Dakota caused by epizootic hemorrhagic disease, the state Game and Fish Department is suspending the sale of remaining first-come, first-served deer licenses in units 3F1, 3F2 and 4F, effective Friday, Oct. 21 at 5 p.m. Central Time. In addition, hunters with white-tailed deer licenses...
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Candidates Have Until November 25 To Get Signatures To Run In Recall

Valley City, N.D. – The Valley City commission voted to certify the petition signatures to recall Mayor Bob Werkhoven and city commissioner Ken Evenson and hold a special election on Tuesday, January, 24. Petition group spokesman Leroy Neubauer talks about why his group supports recalling the mayor during this upcoming special election. He said...
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