North Dakota DOT State Highway Mowing Rules

BISMARCK, ND – ( The North Dakota Department of Transportation has begun mowing the top cut along shoulders of state highways. Adjacent landowners who plan to mow non-Interstate ditches for hay should cut the top before the state mows these areas. Private mowing is not allowed in medians of four-lane highways.   For more...
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Two Injured in Crash Near Gwinner Wednesday Morning

GWINNER, N.D. ( – Two individuals were injured after striking the passenger side of a semi Wednesday morning near Gwinner. The 2012 Peterbilt was traveling westbound on State Highway 13 and attempted to make a right hand turn from Highway 32 into the elevator 2 miles east of Gwinner. As the semi was turning,...
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Road Work in Spiritwood Township Approved by City Council

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Jamestown Finance and Legal Committee discussed Tuesday spending city economic development funds to improve a Spiritwood Township road. The proposed project comes from the JSDC and includes paving the overlay of the road from I-94 Exit 269 to 1 mile north. Councilman and Chair of the Committee Steve Brubakken...
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Photo Credit: Jamestown-Stutsman Development Corporation

AgEnergy Committee Hosting Agriculture Bus Tour July 13th

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Area and state residents will have a chance to view some of the important companies that continue to contribute to the North Dakota economy. On July 13th, the AgEnergy Committee will be taking two buses full of individuals to tour Cavendish, the Spiritwood Energy Park, Cargill, Great River Energy and...
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Lucas Morken

JRMC Rehab Therapist Receives Advanced Certification

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – RMC rehabilitation physical therapist, Lucas Morken, has received certification of an orthopedic certified specialist. The specialist certification program was established to provide formal recognition for physical therapists with advanced clinical knowledge, experience, and skills in a special area of practice and to assist consumers and the healthcare community in identifying...
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Transportation Safety Board Release Preliminary Report on Wishek Plane Crash

WISHEK, N.D. ( – A preliminary report says the nose of a small plane pitched down rapidly while making a turn shortly after takeoff from the Wishek, North Dakota airport earlier this month. The pilot, 20 year-old Colbie Fandrich of Wishek, his 38 year-old aunt, Christine Fandrich, and her 10 year-old son died in...
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Mary Lee Nielson & Madeline Luke Recognized For Their Service To The City

VALLEY CITY, ND – ( Madeline Luke and Mary Lee Nielson were recognized for their years of service to Valley City as city commissioners during the June 21st board meeting. Nielson and Luke both said it was a privilege and an honor to serve the citizens of Valley City. City Commission president and acting...
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Valley City Schools Superintendent Dean Koppelman Says Goodbye (Audio)

VALLEY CITY, ND – ( After serving more than 40 years in education and 18 of those as the Valley City Public Schools Superintendent, Dean Koppelman is retiring from the school district on June 30th. At the conclusion of his final regular school board meeting on June 15 Koppelman thanked the community and the...
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