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Thundering Saints Donate $10,000 To Hopice From Ride In July

Valley City, N.D. – The Thundering Saints donated $10,000 to Hospice of the Red River Valley, generated from proceeds of the third annual Debbie Gabel Memorial Ride held in Valley City on July 23. This year’s ride attracted more than 220 motorcycles. The event also included a raffle, silent auction and street dance. The...
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Oakes School Enrollment Numbers Up

Oakes N.D.- The Oakes School District saw a rise in the number of students attending classes this year. 497 students are enrolled for the 2011-2012 academic year, an increase from 479 last year, and higher than the total of 485 students set two years ago. Breaking the numbers down grade-by-grade, the highest amount of...
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ND Farmers Union Reps Attend D.C. Fly-In

JAMESTOWN, N.D.–Myron Blumhagen and fellow North Dakota Farmers Union officials were in Washington, D.C. earlier this week for their annual fly-in to urge members of congress to consider issues that are important to family farmers as they write the 2012 Farm Bill.  Blumhagen told News Dakota that risk management and permanent disaster programs are...
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Highway One Construction Winding Down

Oakes N.D.- The wait for the completion of construction on North Dakota Highway One through the city of Oakes is almost over. Brett Slotto with Moore Engineering says that crews will begin pavement operations of the road on Thursday, and the road should be open for traffic by early next week. There will be...
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VCSU Receives Number One Ranking In The Midwest

Valley City, N.D. – Valley City State University earned the #1 spot among the Top Public Regional Colleges in the Midwest in the 2012 edition of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News Media Group. This marks the 14th year in a row that VCSU has been recognized by U.S.News. VCSU president Dr. Steven Shirley,...
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Carlson Named President of World Farmers Organization

JAMESTOWN, N.D.–North Dakota Farmers Union President Robert Carlson has been elected to lead the World Farmers Organization, or WFO, at the first international general assembly held in Stellenbosch, South Africa. In the wake of global food security concerns, National Farmers Union joined more than 50 agricultural groups and cooperative organizations from 39 countries to...
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Valley City Chamber Supports Keeping City Administrator Position

Valley City, N.D. – The Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted during their annual retreat on Friday to support keeping the city administrator position up for a vote on October 4 to eliminate it. The statement of position says to advance the business environment and economic base of Valley City...
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Jamestown College again highly ranked in U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Colleges”

JAMESTOWN, N.D.–Jamestown College has announced that for the fifth consecutive year, they are ranked in the Top Tier of Best Regional Colleges in the “Best Colleges 2012” rankings released Sept. 13, moving up eight spots from last year’s ranking.“We are proud to again be the highest ranked college, private or public, from North Dakota...
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