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North Dakota House Approves State Hiring Freeze Bill

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s House has endorsed a measure that would prevent filling any vacant state government jobs until the end of April. House Majority Leader Al Carlson, Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner and their fellow GOP leaders of the appropriations committees are pushing the legislation amid a downturn in oil and...
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2017 Sports & Recreation Show Free All Weekend

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The annual Sports & Recreation show is scheduled for February 3rd through the 5th at the Jamestown Civic Center. The event, originally held by the Civic Center, was taken over by Ingstad Family Media roughly 8 years ago. The event will feature several vendors and speakers to prepare residents for...
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North Dakota Lawmakers Again Mull Sexual Discrimination Bill

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota lawmakers have defeated legislation three times in past years that would prohibit bias in housing and employment based on sexual orientation. Fargo Democratic Rep. Josh Boschee, the state’s first openly gay legislator, is once again pushing the measure. He and others told the House Human Services Committee on...
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Authorities Arrest 76 Protesters Wednesday Evening

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say they arrested 76 Dakota Access oil pipeline protesters after they refused to leave a camp set up on private land. Morton County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Rob Keller says they repeatedly warned the protesters to leave the camp. On Wednesday afternoon, officers moved in and evicted the protesters. They...
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Dr. Ong to Perform at University of Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDaakota.com) –  University of Jamestown will be hosting a piano recital featuring Dr. Geraldine Ong on February 3rd at 7:30 p.m. Geraldine earned a Doctor of Musical Arts from University of Houston Moores School of Music.  In 2011-2013, Ong was selected as a Da Camera of Houston Young Artist, a fellowship program...
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Heavy Freeze Causes New KDAK Studio Roof to Collapse

CARRINGTON, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The recent melt caused a lot of standing water on buildings and streets in the area. It’s also caused a lot of stress on some roofs. On Tuesday, January 31st,  it was learned that KDAK AM 1600’s new studio location in Carrington had been subject to heavy snow and ice,...
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Army Begins Review of Dakota Access Easement

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A spokesman says the U.S. Army has begun its review of an easement that is necessary to complete the proposed Dakota Access oil pipeline. Maj. Gen. Malcolm Frost says the Army is following the steps outlined in President Donald Trump’s order earlier this month for a fast review of requests...
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Valley City Man Charged With Felony Burglary In Barnes & Stutsman Counties

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – A Barnes County man was charges with several counts of burglary stemming from a case that has taken investigators several weeks to complete. Barnes County Chief Deputy Don Fiebiger said during the investigation several cabins and sheds around Lake Ashtabula, vacant farmsteads and storage units around Valley City including...
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