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Corps Release Update

UPDATE: Corps of Engineers announces release plans                for Jamestown and Pipestem Reservoirs   Jamestown, N.D. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that releases will begin to be decreased on Tuesday, Oct. 18 from Jamestown and Pipestem Reservoirs.   Currently, Jamestown Reservoir releases are 1400 cfs and Pipestem Reservoir releases are 1000...
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Authorities Identify Barnes County Boy Who Died In Farm Accident

Valley City, N.D. – Authorities has identified the 3-year-old boy killed in a farm accident as Brayden McClean. Barnes County Sheriff Randy McClaflin says the 3-year-old child was sitting in an idle pickup and slipped the gear into neutral and as the vehicle began rolling down the hill the boy fell out of the...
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Highway 11 Closure Monday

Beginning Monday, October 17, Central Specialties will be installing a centerline pipe on North Dakota Highway 11, approximately 14 miles east of Ellendale and four miles west of the junction of North Dakota Highway 1. During this project, ND Highway 11 will be closed to through traffic from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday,...
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Medina Woman Injured On I-94

Medina N.D.- A Medina woman was taken to a Fargo hospital after her vehicle partially rolled over on westbound Interstate 94 near the Medina exit on Friday morning. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 38 year old Beverly Hansen was entering the westbound lanes of I-94 around 10 a.m., and went into the north...
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Oakes Fall Clean Up Week

Oakes N.D.- The City of Oakes will have their annual fall cleanup October 17 thru the 21st. Any items you wish to dispose should be placed out on the street by Monday, October 17 at 7 a.m. City crews will only stop once by each residence during the week. The city will not be...
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Special Election Set To Recall Valley City Mayor And One Commissioner

Valley City, N.D. – Auditor Avis Richter says the petition signatures to recall Mayor Bob Werkhoven and city commissioner Ken Evenson will be certified on Monday, October 17 and a call for a special election will be on the city commission regular agenda at Monday’s meeting. She says the special election will be held...
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Water Resource District Board Approved Bid For Emergency Culvert Installation

Valley City, N.D. – The Barnes County Water Resource District board declared an emergency earlier this month to install 3 culverts south of Rogers under state Highway one to alleviate water by two nearby lakes. On Thursday, the board approved of Excavating Inc of Fargo to do the work, estimated cost, $299,000 the state...
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Devils Lake Drops Its Appeal Effort Concerning The Tolna Coulee

Devils Lake, N.D. – The city of Devils Lake dropped its appeal of a state effort to use eminent domain to take city-owned land to build a flood control structure on the Tolna Coulee. The city commission voted unanimously to reverse its decision to fight the state in court. The coulee is a natural...
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