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Jamestown Man Held Intruder At Gunpoint Before Police Arrive

Jamestown, N.D. – An 82-year-old Jamestown man held an intruder at gunpoint before turning him over to police. The man’s wife was awakened by a loud noise about 4am Wednesday and saw someone in the house. Her husband grabbed a handgun and held the intruder at bay until police arrived. The 26-year-old suspect faces...
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Bison Tailgating Fun In St. Paul Before The Big Game

Minneapolis, M.N. – Thousands of North Dakota State University fans from across the state attended the big game between the Bison and the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers on September 24 to see the Bison upset the Big “10” football team at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Before the game several people from the...
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Jamestown And Pipestem Reservoir Update

Jamestown, N.D. – Jamestown and Pipestem Reservoirs continue to evacuate water as forecasted. Reservoir inflows came up slightly due to rain last week, but the reservoir pool levels continue to drop at a rate of 0.5 feet per day at Pipestem Reservoir and 0.25 feet per day at Jamestown Reservoir.   Currently, Jamestown Reservoir releases...
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Dean Ross Retires Following A Settlement With Valley City

Valley City, N.D. After serving with the police department for 38 years and as it’s Police Chief for 11, Dean Ross has retired following 5 months of controversy centered on the misapplication of Counter Act Inc; funds under his control. The agreement, unanimously approved by the city commission says both parties desire to have...
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Support Strong In Valley City Flood Buyout Meeting

Valley City, N.D. Fewer sandbags will be needed if vulnerable areas of the city are bought out for permanent flood protection. Valley City Flood Task Force committee member Ron Blaufuss says a new flood buyout proposal appears to have a lot of support from a majority of the landowners who own property in the...
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Four Sentenced In Oakes Assault Case

Oakes N.D.- Four young adults entered Alford pleas in Southeast District Court in Dickey County last week in connection with a November 2010 assault of an Oakes man. 21-year-old Cody Gentzkow, 20-year-old Taylor Weight and 19-year-old Cole Gentzkow all of LaMoure each entered Alford pleas on Assault and Criminal Conspiracy charges. Each charge is...
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Sexual Assault Investigation

Valley City, N.D. – Authorities are investigating a report of a sexual assault that occurred Friday near Lake Ashtabula. Barnes County Chief Deputy Sheriff Don Fiebiger says a 17-year old Valley City boy allegedly sexually assaulted a 14-year-old Valley City girl. No other details are being released until the investigation is complete. 
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Oakes Named City Of The Year

Oakes N.D.- The city of Oakes has been named  the 2011 North Dakota League of Cities City of the Year. The announcement came at the League’s annual conference Sept. 22-24 in Fargo. Oakes was honored for achievements in a number of areas: Over 300 trees were planted along the railroad to help beautify a...
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