Progress Report On Barnes County Public Service Answering Point System Released

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( Emergency Manager Kim Franklin talked about the goals, accomplishments and the tasks ahead as Barnes County closes in on its first year of operating the Public Service Answering Point system known as PSAP. In an interview with Steve Urness, Franklin talked about some of the tasks completed. For example, improved...
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ND Board of Higher Education To Name Interim President at Valley City State University

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – The North Dakota Board of Higher Education has planned a special meeting to name an interim president at Valley City State University. The board is looking for a successor to Steven Shirley. Shirley will take over as president at Minot State University in July.
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The new Jamestown City Council was organized Tuesday. From left: Charlie Kourajian, Ramone Gumke, Katie Andersen, Steve Brubakken, Dan Buchanan. Photo by Mark Potts

City Council Talks Snow Emergency Routes & Menards

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Jamestown City Council held their regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Monday, May 5th at the Jamestown City Hall. On the agenda were several items including the approval to add special assessments on 2013 Sidewalk, Curb & Gutter District #13-11 and platting and re-platting of different additions and subdivisions. Another...
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Sirens To Be Tested In Valley City

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( Valley City Fire Chief Gary Retterath is reminding city residents that the weather or disaster sirens will be tested Tuesday, May 6 at 9a.m. He says it will be a short blast of less than 1 minute. Retterath says the sirens will be tested monthly on the first Tuesday of...
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