Man Dead After Being Struck by BNSF Train Near New Rockford

NEW ROCKFORD, N.D. ( – A Sheyenne man is dead after being struck by an eastbound BNSF train west of New Rockford Tuesday night. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the man was crossing the railroad tracks at around 11:15 PM where 61st Avenue NE intersects. The driver died at the scene. No train...
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Recycling Center of North Dakota Moves Into New Location

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Recycling Center of North Dakota has officially moved into their new location. Previously the old Coke plant, the business purchased the building and lot at 1016 10th Street SE to move into a larger space. Ralph Friebel states that the space will allow them to also begin sorting recyclables....
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Several World War I Centennial Events Planned in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The North Dakota WWI Centennial Committee has planned a series of community events leading up to the centennial of “The war to end all wars.” The committee will sponsor lectures and discussion in six cities including Williston, Bismarck, Fargo and more. Jamestown will be host to this event on October...
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Heitkamp Apologizes for Ad Misidentifying Victims of Abuse

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp is apologizing for misidentifying victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse and rape who were listed in a recent newspaper ad aimed at her opponent. Heitkamp said in a statement Tuesday that she had recently learned that several of the women named in the ad either hadn’t...
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Farmers Union Insurance Helps Fund Suicide Hotline

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NDFU) – FirstLink, which maintains the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for the state of North Dakota, announced today that Farmers Union Insurance (FUI) has donated $20,000 to help the nonprofit continue its services to North Dakotans who are at risk of suicide. “Research has shown that our services prevent suicide,” said Cindy...
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Wednesday Road Closure Planned in Barnes County

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – Barnes County Highway Superintendent Kerry Johnson has announced that a culvert installation will take place on a portion of Barnes County 32 between 112th Ave SE and North Dakota Highway #1. “This installation will require the road to be closed for 1 day,” Jamie Smith reports. The closure will...
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Monday Apartment Fire in SE Jamestown Displaces Residents

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Residents of a 12-unit apartment in Southeast Jamestown were displaced Monday evening after a fire broke out on the upper floor of the building. The Jamestown Fire Department reports that an upper apartment of the building at 503 15th Street Southeast sustained fire damage as well as water damage that...
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No Excuses Eliminating Barriers to Preventative Care in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Jamestown Regional Medical Center’s No Excuses Program returns this month to reduce and eventually eliminate barriers to women’s care. Every year, Central Valley Health, North Dakota Women’s Way Jamestown Regional Medical Center and the Jamestown Regional Medical Center Foundation partner to eliminate barriers for women to receive care and...
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