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Jamestown Police Report String of Car Break-ins

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Jamestown Police Department is reminding residents to lock their cars after a string of break-ins have been reported. Jamestown Police report that in the last two weeks, 13 vehicles were entered and had items stolen. None of these vehicles were forced entry. Police also say residents should keep watch...
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Valley City To Spray For Mosquitoes Tonight

VALLEY CITY, ND – ( Valley City Public works will spray for mosquitoes tonight after 7 o’clock in the evening weather permitting. Parents are advised to keep children and pets out of the streets and away from the spray machines. Motorists are urged to use caution when traveling in the area of the operation....
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Photos courtesy of David Klein and Cassie DuBray

Jamestown Woman Hosts Successful Diaper Drive For Community

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – An idea that started in July has grown into a successful drive for one Jamestown woman. Cassie DuBray, a member of the North Dakota Region 6 Homeless Coalition, stated that there was a severe lack of diapers at several organizations in Jamestown. DuBray set a goal of $1,000 to buy...
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Paul and Barb in Louisiana. Photo courtesy of the American Red Cross Association.

Valley City Couple Returns from Volunteer Stint in Louisiana

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – A Valley City couple who left North Dakota to help volunteer in Louisiana earlier this month have returned. Paul and Barb Henke volunteer with the American Red Cross Association and left August 16th to assist those in Louisiana affected by the flooding. Barb stated that when they heard there...
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Committee Approves Opening New Cell at Landfill

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Jamestown Public Works Committee discussed opening cell 4A at the Municipal Solid Waste Landfill last week. The $4.5 million dollar project is expected to have over 100 years of life expectancy. Darrel Hournbuckle with Interstate Engineering has more. The project would close the current cell in Mid-2017 or 2018....
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Sheyenne Man Floats 12 Hours in Devils Lake After Boat Sinks

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (AP) – Authorities say a Sheyenne man spent about 12 hours in Devils Lake after his boat sank. Benson County Sheriff Steve Rohrer states that authorities were notified early Saturday that a 73-year-old man who went fishing didn’t return as scheduled. A few hours after the launch of a search and...
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Storm Sewer Repair To Affect Motorists In Valley City On Tuesday, August 30

VALLEY CITY, ND – ( Valley City Public Works will be closing a portion of Main Street for storm sewer repair on Tuesday. Public Works Director Jeff Differding says crews will close Main Street between 6th Ave and 8th Ave west for repairs to a storm sewer on 7th Ave west early Tuesday. He...
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Todd Heck Memorial Scholarship Fund Set Up In Valley City

VALLEY CITY, ND – ( On June 13, 2016 tragedy struck the Valley City Public Schools and the family of Todd Heck.  Superintendent Josh Johnson said, “On that day, our school and community not only lost an outstanding person, but also a loving father, grandfather, husband, and great friend.  Todd was a Valley City...
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