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North Dakota Department of Health Urges Caution During Tick Season

BISMARCK, N.D. (NDDoH) – As the weather gets warmer, ticks and the diseases they carry become a concern for North Dakota residents. The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) encourages people to take precautions against tick bites when outdoors. “The key to preventing tickborne diseases, such as Lyme disease, anaplasmosis and Rocky Mountain spotted...
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Addressing Safety Concerns Over the IoT Trend

UNDATED (NewsDakota.com) – With news of breaches in Facebook’s security protocols hitting the media over the past few weeks, families are growing concerned about the safety of connected appliances within their home. While the Internet of Things isn’t necessarily a new concept, in recent years it’s been a booming trend among homeowners and business...
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Baldhill Dam & Lake Ashtabula Update

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The spring run-off into Lake Ashtabula will be nothing to worry about this year according to Baldhill Dam Resource Manager Rich Schueneman. He said this week less than 100 cubic feet per second was being released from the dam and about 2,000 cfs coming into the lake at this...
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Second Proposed Initiated Petition Rejected by Valley City

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – Southeast Judicial District Judge Jay Schmitz dismissed a motion asking for a Temporary Restraining Order against the city of Valley City that would have halted a street improvement project along Central Avenue. The complaint issued by Robert Drake said irreparable harm will be done to the merchants of downtown...
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Signs of Spring Popping Up in North Dakota

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – Weather reports show that Spring may have finally arrived in North Dakota. The Bismarck National Weather Service’s latest forecasts show low to mid-50’s heading into the final week of April. Meteorologist Patrick Ayd says the elongated winter that struck most of North Dakota could be blamed on a prolonged weather...
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Penny Orr Receives Customer Service Award

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – Members of the Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Committee and the Young Professionals of Jamestown presented the Customer Service Award for April to Penny Orr of Orriginals, Inc. for her outstanding customer service. The chamber honors individuals who demonstrate a consistent commitment to delivering products or services that satisfy...
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Snow Goose Migration Ramps Up; Wood Ticks Starting to Appear

BISMARCK, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – Spring is finally here in North Dakota. The North Dakota Game & Fish Department reports that snow geese have made their way into the state. In the latest migration maps, reports have come in from Devils Lake, Harvey and Jud. Game & Fish Wildlife Biologist Doug Leier says the migration...
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MDU Donates to Jamestown Regional Medical Center for New Technology

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (JRMC) – Montana-Dakota Utilities Company (MDU) recently donated 2,500 dollars to help Jamestown Regional Medical Center (JRMC) purchase the “FAST” bedside ultrasound for their emergency department. Lisa Jackson, JRMC Foundation Director said, “Every gift to Jamestown Regional Medical Center counts. We use these gifts to help improve the quality of care for...
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