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Public Meeting Tonight Concerning Flood Protection Direction In Valley City

VALLEY CITY, N.D. – (NewsDakota.com) A public informational meeting will be held tonight to discuss long term flood control in Valley City inside the Eagles Club at 7pm. City officials and representatives from KLJ engineering will be on hand to answer your questions about the preferred direction for permanent flood protection throughout the community....
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Barnes County Ag Improvement Meeting Today In Valley City

VALLEY CITY, N.D. – (NewsDakota.com) The Barnes County Ag Improvement annual meeting will be held today beginning at 10:00 am at the Ag Country Farm Credit Services Meeting Room. NDSU Barnes County Extension Educator Randy Grueneich said at 10:00 am “Waterhemp Control” and “Spring Wheat Variety Performance” will be the opening presentations by Greg...
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Jamestown Salvation Army Donations Severely Lacking Near Halfway Point

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The Jamestown Salvation Army is scrambling to find a way to increase incoming donations in their red kettle campaign. The latest report from Major Tim Nauta is that the organization is halfway to their deadline and have only raised about $33,000, $42,000 less than where they want to be right...
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Buchanan Woman Publishes First Children’s Book

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – Annie Jarrett-Keffeler never dreamed she would be a writer. But on Thanksgiving, she published her first book Duncan’s Christmas Cat’astrophe. Keffeler stated that she actually stopped writing before publishing the children’s book. Keffeler says the story focuses on their family pet Duncan. The book also features a word find, crossword...
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Postal Service To Deliver Sunday in Response to Recent Blizzards

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In response to this week’s blizzard across North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota, the U.S. Postal Service plans to open post offices and deliver packages on Sunday across much of the affected region. Dakotas District Manager Doug Stephens says Mother Nature knocked the postal service on its heels this week, so they’re...
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Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters Beginning To Leave

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Harsh wintry weather is forcing some protesters against the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline to leave a vast camp in North Dakota. The Morton County Sheriff’s Office estimates between 1,800 and 2,200 people remain at the camp on federal land. That’s down from the estimated 3,000 to 5,000 protesters before...
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North Dakota Delegates Pass Bill Helping Permit Holders Along Reservoirs

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsDakota.com) – Senators Heidi Heitkamp and John Hoeven have helped passed a water resource bill that will benefit several waterways throughout the state. Both Senators report that they worked together to pass the bill to benefit trailer home owners along Lake Tschida and permit holders at three North Dakota reservoirs. Senator Heidi...
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*Update* Former Valley City Police Chief Severance Agreement Released (Audio)

VALLEY CITY, N.D. – (NewsDakota.com) The terms of the resignation agreement with Police Chief Fred Thompson was released on December 9th. Under the agreement the city will pay Thompson a severance of $110,000 on January 3rd 2017. It states that Thompson will have no duties or authority to act as the Chief of Police...
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