Music at City Park Bandshell Tonight in Valley City

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – The Meyer Family will be returning to share their program at Music at the City Park Bandshell starting tonight at 7:15 pm. This family is sure to bring a great evening of music and entertainment for all ages. Randie and Katie Meyer have been married for over forty years....
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Cooling Assistance Available for Low-Income Seniors and Individuals

BISMARCK, N.D. ( – The North Dakota Department of Human Services and the North Dakota Department of Commerce’s Division of Community Service would like to remind North Dakotans that cooling assistance is available for seniors and people with certain medical conditions who qualify for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). “The summer...
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Engineer Units Partner with Local Community for Wishek Airport Project

WISHEK, N.D.  ( - Soldiers from two North Dakota Army National Guard engineer units are refining their military skills during “annual training” this summer by making enhancements to the Wishek Municipal Airport. The work is being completed through the National Guard’s State Civil-Military Construction Program, which provides Guardsmen with realistic training in their respective military...
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120th Annual Stutsman County Fair Begins Today

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Boasted as the largest and possibly oldest county fair in North Dakota, the Stutsman County Fair will celebrate its 120th birthday this year. Beginning today through Saturday, the Stutsman County Fair will feature exhibits, live music, food, carnival rides and games, livestock and more. Jim Exner has been a Stutsman...
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Chamber Ag Bus Tour Departs July 18th

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce will once again be hosting their Ag Bus tour on July 18th to places in the region. The Ag and Energy Committee, a branch of the chamber of commerce, has scheduled several stops to area farms and businesses on the route this year. Chamber Executive...
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Valley City Flood Protection Project on Hold Until Technical Issue is Cleared

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – The city of Valley City now believes it has all of its legal ducks in a row to move forward with work on the permanent flood protection in the city of bridges. On June 23rd, the city held a special meeting to get the final clarification as to what...
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North Dakota Lawmaker Says State Has Too Many Colleges

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Bismarck lawmaker says North Dakota has too many colleges. Republican Rep. Rick Becker told the state Board of Higher Education Tuesday that it’s time to look into “repurposing some of the campuses.” He says the only reason the state has 11 colleges is because of “parochialist economic development.” He...
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Barnes County Calls for Service

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – The daily calls for service that area law enforcement responded to is listed below. The daily calls for service include: Barnes County Sheriff’s Office, Valley City Police Department, North Dakota Highway Patrol, Ambulance and Fire & Rescue. The following attachments are calls for service received by Barnes County Dispatchers....
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