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City Budget Nears Final Approval

Valley City, N.D. – The city approved of the first reading for its 2012 budget at their regular meeting last week. Valley City Auditor Avis Richter says the city is moving forward to reduce the mill levy in the proposed $9.5 million budget by 4 mills. Richter says the second and final reading of...
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KDDR-AM Gets A New Tower

Oakes N.D.- After a massive wind storm moved through the area back in July, KDDR-AM 1220 in Oakes received a brand new transmission tower late last week. The station had been operating with a temporary tower during the last few months, a much smaller structure with much less range.  Work started on Monday September...
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Jamestown Man Killed In Crash

ROBINSON, N.D. (AP) – A Jamestown man is dead after a weekendcollision involving a hay rake being towed by another pickup inKidder County.     The Highway Patrol says the pickup driven by 36-year-old RyanHust crossed the center line on state Highway 36 near Robinson andsideswiped the hay rake. Hust’s pickup went in the ditch androlled,...
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Anne Carlsen Center Students Receive iPad Enhancement

JAMESTOWN, N.D.–The Anne Carlsen Center in Jamestown has announced that they have received a generous donation from Gripcase to protect iPads at the center.  Every iPad at ACC will be fitted with a new case that makes the device easier to handle while defending it from the damage that young users can often inflict. ...
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North Dakota News Headlines

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – Members of Congress from both sides of theRed River of eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota areasking the president to include $30 million in his next budget fora river diversion project in the Fargo-Moorhead area. The requestwould set aside money for planning, engineering and design work onthe project to provide...
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Viking Football Fun For Ingstad Family Media Members

Minneapolis, M.N. – 3 members of Ingstad Family Media were treated to a Minnesota Viking football game last Sunday. Several members from media outlets in the Dakota’s and Minnesota who broadcast Viking football at their respective stations attended the Tampa Bay Viking game on September 18 at Mall of America Field. It was an...
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Mayor Werkhoven Says City Administrator Position Has Saved Taxpayer Money

Valley City, N.D. –  Mayor Bob Werkhoven says the claim that the city administrator position is to expensive for the city is false when you compare the cost of how the city combined two previous positions in the past to save money. He says the position has saved city taxpayers $47,000 after a previous...
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Dickey County Highway 3 Work Progessing

Oakes N.D.- Long awaited construction is taking place on raising up Dickey County Highway 3 about 10 miles west of Oakes. The road has been under enormous amounts of water this year, and bureaucratic measures were in the way of even starting the process. Dickey County Emergency Manager Charlie Russell says that dirt has...
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