Pictured left to right: Peter Larson, Governor; Jeff Nathan, Treasurer; Alison Kasowski, President; Gerry Gerntholz, Vice President; Andrea Nelson, Secretary; Debbie Eggert, Board of Directors. Not pictured: Connie Maresh, Randy Schlecht, Phil Mueller, Susan Jorissen, and Jeremy Wiebe, all Board of Directors. Kiwanis is a local service group, dedicated to improving the world for children and the community.

Kiwanis District Governor Visits Valley City

VALLEY CITY, ND – ( Earlier this month Peter Larson, Minnesota Dakotas Kiwanis District Governor visited the Valley City Kiwanis chapter to install new officers for the 2016-2017 year. Larson talked about the focus of the Kiwanis in Valley City on October 5th. He said the Kiwanis Clubs mission is dedicated to improving the...
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Livestock Feed Business Will Operate As Normal Until Company Can Rebuild

MEDINA, N.D. (AP) – Officials at a livestock feed business destroyed in a grain elevator fire in Medina this weekend say work will continue as normal out of another location until the company can rebuild. Diamond W Feeds General Manager Kenny Hoffer says its building, as much as 60,000 bushels of corn and some...
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Barnes County Measure Asks To Raise 9-1-1 Fee on November 8th Ballot

VALLEY CITY, ND – ( Barnes County voters will have to vote up or down on a countywide measure that asks voters to raise the current 9-1-1 fee of $1.00 per phone line to $1.50 per line in the November 8th general election. Barnes County Emergency manager Sue Lloyd told reporter Steve Urness that...
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NDFU President Mark Watne to Speak Before the UN

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – North Dakota Farmers Union President Mark Watne will speak in Rome today before the United Nation’s Committee for World Food Security (CFS), as a representative of the World Farmers Organization (WFO). This is the first time in 43 years that farmers, through the WFO, have been able to participate in...
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Jamestown 8th Graders Practice Meteorology Skills

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Jamestown Middle School 8th Graders spent their Monday afternoon creating weather forecasts and filming them in front of a green screen. Mrs. Tiffany Dooley’s 8th Grade Omega Earth Science class teamed up with Mr. Scott Botner’s 8th Grade Delta Earth Science class and had the students prepare weather forecasts...
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Stutsman County Assisting Pipeline Protests; Says Protests “Not Peaceful”

MANDAN, N.D. ( – The Stutsman County Sheriff’s Department has been providing assistance to the Morton County Sheriff’s Department with the ongoing Dakota Access Pipeline protests south of Mandan. Sheriff Chad Kaiser says around August 10th that he and some of his deputies have been traveling back and forth between the protests and Jamestown....
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Jamestown Public School System To Prepare for 2017-18 Improvement Process

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Jamestown Public School Board met Monday night in the Jamestown Middle School October 17th. The board approved their consent agenda, heard a student council report from Connor Fuchs and the Superintendent’s Report from Jamestown Public School’s Superintendent Robert Lech. Jamestown Middle School Principal Ryan Harty came before the board...
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Montana-Dakota Utilities Look to Raise Electrical Costs

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. is seeking approval from North Dakota regulators to raise residential electric bills by nearly $10 per month. The Bismarck-based utility lists “significant” investment in facilities to maintain safe, reliable service as the reason for the request to the Public Service Commission. MDU is proposing a 6.6 percent...
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