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Firefighters Respond To A Smoking Truck

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) A truck with mechanical problems emanated so much smoke in the underground garage at the Landmark II building, it set off a fire alarm just before 11 o’clock Tuesday morning. Valley City Fire Chief Gary Retterath says the owner was able to drive the vehicle out of the garage just...
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Authorities Seize Over 80 Cats From Lankin Home

LANKIN, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say more than 80 cats have been seized from a woman’s home in northeastern North Dakota. Authorities said Tuesday they retrieved 82 cats from the Lankin home Monday after receiving a court order to seize them. The court ordered that the cats be euthanized after they were deemed unadoptable...
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Co-Op Lineworker Continues A Holiday Tradition

ROBINSON, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – Lighting the way is a legacy many lineworkers leave their families. For the Peterson family, it’s a Christmas tradition. This is Dustin Peterson’s third year decorating his hometown of Robinson with lights and holiday fanfare. It’s a custom he inherited from his father, the late Keith Peterson. Dustin, a power...
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Alco Stores to Close in Oakes, Lisbon, Carrington & Other Cities

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) The closing of Alco stores around the central U.S. affects nearly two dozen communities in the Dakotas. The small-town discount retailer is closing after a U.S. Bankruptcy court in Dallas approved an order by the company’s creditors to shutter its stores. The Texas-based company was established in 1901 and grew to...
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