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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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Water Main Break in Valley City

VALLEY CITY -Construction crews near the Rhoades Science Center in Valley City ruptured a water main Tuesday, causing some excitement. The break occurred due to a misunderstanding of where the main was located. No problems were reported in association with the event.
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A.G. Opinion Favors Valley City

Bismarck, N.D. – An Attorney General’s Opinion favors Valley City after Eugene Bjerke asked whether the city commission violated on open meetings law by discussing a matter not on a special meeting agenda before an employee grievance hearing on May 3 concerning former Police Chief Dean Ross. Valley City mayor Bob Werkhoven made the...
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Hairball gives Young Rocker a Thrill

Jamestown, N.D. -Austin Schaefer got to share some quality stage time with the musicians of Hairball. Citing a belief that all kids should learn to play an instrument, lead guitarist Happy pulled young Austin on the stage, had him play a few (assisted) notes and then gave him the guitar. An estimated 1500 people...
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Holiday Mail for Heroes

The Buffalo Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross is teaming up with Pitney Bowes, Inc, to send holiday greetings to our service men and women, as well as their families and our veterans during the upcoming holiday season. The “Holiday mail for heroes” will allow you to send greetings to our men and...
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Oakes School Seeks Snow Removal Bids

Oakes N.D.- The Oakes Schools are in the process of accepting sealed bids for snow removal for the 2011-2012 school year. The areas that will need to be maintained included all sidewalks on the property of the schools, the parking lots on the east and south sides of the gymnasium, the bus loading area...
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