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Florida Man Killed in Crash Near Oakes Thursday Morning

OAKES, N.D. ( – A 60 year-old Florida man was killed after failing to negotiate a curve on Highway 11, 8 miles south of Oakes on May 19th. According to Sgt. Tom Herzig, the unidentified man was traveling eastbound on Highway 11 at around 12:08 AM when he failed to properly negotiate a curve...
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Two Men Injured After Crash Near Steele Tuesday

STEELE, N.D. ( – The North Dakota Highway Patrol has reported that two men were injured after a rear-end collision on County Road 10, 1 mile West of Steele. According to Sgt. Ryan Duletski, two vehicles were traveling eastbound on County Road 10 at around 6:05 PM when 70 year-old Johnny Binder of Steele...
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North Dakota Company to Lead Insurance Sales in Utah

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Farmers Union Service Association (FUSA) of North Dakota is now in charge of lead sales and marketing efforts in Utah for QBE Farmers Union Insurance products. The announcement comes from National Farmers Union Insurance Company. 30 independent Farmers Union Insurance agents are located in Utah and according to Vice President...
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Group Encouraging Yes Vote for Upcoming May 24th Elementary School Vote

CARRINGTON, N.D. ( – A group is working to distribute more information on the upcoming elementary school vote in Carrington. The Cardinal Vote Yes committee has dedicated their efforts and time giving information to those who want to know more about the upcoming special elementary school vote. President of the committee Dennis Freeman pointed...
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Burgum Gives His Thoughts on National Transgender Issues

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – During a meet and greet in Jamestown, gubernatorial hopeful Doug Burgum was asked what his thoughts were on the transgender issue in the state and nation. Burgum spent his time informing Jamestown residents on how he felt on several issues in the state. One resident asked Burgum his thoughts on...
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Thousands of Pelicans Return To Chase Lake

TAPPEN, N.D. ( – Back in 2004, tens of thousands of White Pelicans disappeared from Chase Lake. Experts still aren’t sure why. They say it could be a number of reasons, including disease and the lack of some of their usual food. Neil Shook is with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Chase Lake...
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L to R:  Maggie Oberlander, Shannon Bryn, Chelsey Olauson, Rebekah Jordan, Emma Schroeder, Jack Jordan,
Not pictured:  Ryan Janish, Bethany Reiten, Heather Fischer, Caitlin Reiten,

Area Youths Participate In County 4-H Communications Contest

VALLEY CITY, ND – ( Several young people from our area took steps toward reaching their full potential as capable, competent, caring citizens by participating in the Barnes County 4-H Communication Arts contest held on Monday, May 4th at the Sheyenne Valley Area Career and Technology Center.  The contest was one of many “learn...
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Teenager on Bike Hit By Truck in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Jamestown Police are investigating an accident after a 16 year-old male on a bike was struck by a truck Tuesday afternoon. According to a report, the incident occurred at around 3:40 PM at the intersection of 3rd Street and 7th Avenue Southeast. The teenager was riding his bike in the...
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