Valley City municipal judge Tom Goven.

Valley City Municipal Judge Thomas Goven To Seek Another Term

VALLEY CITY, ND – ( Tom Goven has been the municipal judge of Valley City since 1998. Goven was appointed in 1998 and ran for a full 4-year term back in 2000. He tells KOVC radio news that he is seeking his fifth term. Since his first election in 2000, Goven has only been...
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Special Long Range Planning Meeting To Look At New Plans For School

CARRINGTON, N.D. ( – The Carrington Schools will be holding a special Long Range Planning meeting at the high school tonight at 8:00 PM. According to the school, new plans for an elementary school put forth by YHR Partners of Moorhead, MN will be presented to the board. The Foster County Independent reports that...
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Marvin Nelson

First Democrat Throws Hat Into State Governor’s Race

BISMARCK, N.D. ( – North Dakota Democrats have a candidate for Governor. Rolla State Representative Marvin Nelson plans to make a formal announcement Wednesday. Nelson is 57. He was first elected to the North Dakota House in 2010, and was re-elected in 2014. Democrats will choose their statewide candidates in their state convention, to...
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Man Facing DUI Charges After Fiery Rollover Near Wahpeton

WAHPETON, N.D. ( – A man is facing a drunk driving charge after a fiery crash west of Wahpeton Tuesday. Richland County authorities say 23 year-old Jacob Silvernail of Wahpeton, lost control of his pickup on County 81 just north of Highway 13. Silvernail rolled the vehicle which then caught fire. Silvernail was buckled...
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Gas Prices In North Dakota Continue Rising

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Gas prices continue their impending rise in the state and nation. reports that the average retail price of a gallon of fuel rose about 11 cents in the last week, just after it rose 11 cents in the week before that. The trend began three weeks ago, when fuel...
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Elks Camp Grassick Preparing For 2016 Summer Camp

DAWSON, N.D. ( – A summer camp that serves children and adults with various disabilities and special needs is geared up and ready for their 2016 summer camp season. Elks Camp Grassick was first established in the 1920′s and holds six sessions over the summer near Dawson, North Dakota. Dan Mimnaugh has been the...
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Ambrose Hoff & Jerry Effertz Inducted Into North Dakota Ag Hall of Fame (Audio)

VALLEY CITY, ND – ( Jerry Effertz and Ambrose Hoff were inducted into the North Dakota Agriculture Hall of Fame during the 79th annual North Dakota Winter Show on March 12th in Valley City.  Effertz is a cattle producer near Minot.  He runs Black Butte Acres and Adventures, an agriculture and nature tourism destination....
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Barnes County Saturation Patrol Nets One Felony Arrest

VALLEY CITY, ND – ( Highway Patrol troopers conducted alcohol saturation patrols last weekend and earlier this month in Barnes County. The patrol says efforts resulted in six drug charges, three DUI charges, One delivery of alcohol to a minor, four driving under suspension. Barnes County State’s Attorney Carl Martineck says his office received...
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