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Corps Plans Ashtabula drawdown

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, initiated the annual drawdown of Lake Ashtabula on October 3rd. The plan is to draw the lake down to 1262.50 feet by mid-January, and the re-evaluate the need for further drawdowns based on the conditions at that point, as well as the forecast information from...
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Hundreds Participate In Walk To School Day In Valley City

Valley City, N.D. – Hundreds of Valley City and St. Cathrine students and parents walked to school on Wednesday during the International Walk to School Day. Barnes County On the Move coordinator Mary Lee Nielson says the show of support and the participation in the event was fantastic on Wednesday. She says she hopes...
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Pomeroy Appreciation Dinner Saturday

Valley City, N.D. – Former Congressman Earl Pomeroy will be honored on Saturday in Valley City for his decades of public service to North Dakota. Pomeroy, a Valley City native and Hi Liner and VCSU graduate was first elected to public office in 1980 as a legislator from District 24 as a state representative....
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Valley City Schools Locked Down Wednesday Til Sex Offender Was Captured

Valley City, N.D. – Valley City schools were in a “lock down” Wednesday until the sex offender was captured northwest of Tower City Superintendent Dean Koppelman says the situation warranted a lock down of our Valley City school buildings until he was captured to ensure safety.   Koppelman says the safety of our children...
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Construction Students Building Press Boxes

VALLEY CITY  (NewsDakota.com)–Area High School students have begun work on a major project that will eventually be a part of Hanna Field. Students in the Construction Careers class at the Sheyenne Valley Area Career and Technology Center are building two structures that will serve as press boxes for the football field, boxes that will...
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Escaped Sex Offender Captured Northwest of Tower City

Tower City, N.D. – The search is over for a convicted sex offender who bolted from a prison transport van Tuesday at a rest stop west of Tower City. Authorities issued a code red for residents to keep their doors locked until the escapee was captured Wednesday about 2:30pm in a corn field. Barnes...
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Valley City Votes to Keep City Administrator Position

Valley City, N.D. – Valley City residents voted to keep the city administrator position in place in Valley City following a special citywide election on Tuesday. Unofficial results show 1,050 votes to keep the position compared to 888 votes to eliminate it in the special election. City Auditor Avis Richter says voter turn was...
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Pizza Hut Store Closes In Valley City

Valley City, N.D. – The Pizza Hut store in Valley City closed Monday. Owner Gwen Dubert says one contributing factor for the closure was the inability to hire workers in Valley City over the last few weeks. Dubert says we regret that we had to make this decision and we thank the city and...
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