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Mason Members Recognized For Their Dedicated Service

VALLEY CITY, N.D. – ( Several members of the Valley City Masonic Lodge were recognized for their more than 30 years of service with the fraternal organization on January 12th. Don Wright has been a mason for 63 years and DuWayne Bott of Lisbon for 50 years and a number of others were recognized...
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Rising Interest In Growing Hops In North Dakota

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – A crop that is not highly produced in the state is starting to gain interest from farmers across North Dakota. Hops, which is primarily used as a flavoring and stability agent in beer, is being grown by a local couple in Stutsman County. Mike and Lindsay Ostlie own Ostlie Sunnyside...
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South Central Dakota Regional Council Violates Open Meetings Law

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – The North Dakota attorney general says a group of counties that share economic development services made a mistake when its representatives went into executive session at one of its meetings. The South Central Dakota Regional Council is comprised of nine counties and operates under a joint powers agreement. The group’s...
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AMBER Alert Awareness Day In North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. ( – Today has been proclaimed as AMBER Alert Awareness Day in North Dakota by Governor Jack Dalrymple. The day honors Amber Hagerman, a 9-year old Texas girl, who was kidnapped while riding her bicycle and brutally murdered on this day in 1996. Broadcasters have teamed with local police to develop an...
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