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North Dakota House Fails to Repeal Sunday Shopping Ban

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s House has killed a bill that would have repealed North Dakota’s longstanding Sunday business restrictions. The bipartisan measure aimed at lifting the state’s so-called blue laws was narrowly defeated 50-44 on Monday. The National Conference of State Legislatures says about a dozen states have some form of Sunday...
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NTSB Set to Release Cause of Fiery 2013 North Dakota Train Crash

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board will soon release the cause of a 2013 oil train derailment in eastern North Dakota. The accident happened when a train carrying soybeans derailed in front of an oil tanker train near the small town of Casselton. It caused a series of explosions and the...
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AAUW Jamestown Seeking Public’s Help in Finding New Location

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – Sad news came last week when AAUW Jamestown announced that they would be closing their bookstore inside the Buffalo Mall by the end of February. Kelly Krein is the AAUW Bookstore Director. She stated that they have been selling old books as a fundraiser since the 70’s. Krein pointed out...
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High School Student Dies In Valley City

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – A Valley City High School student passed away January 30th in Valley City. The Barnes County ambulance and police responded to a call for service just before 12:30pm on Monday, January 30th in Valley City. According to a statement issued by Superintendent Josh Johnson, ninth grader David Lynch passed...
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Farm Management Meeting February 1 In Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The Northwest Farm Managers Association will hold its 108th annual meeting for producers and others interested in agriculture on Wednesday, February 1 at the Holiday Inn in Fargo. Presentations will focus on providing information to help guide producers through the current challenges in agriculture. Topics include farm financial management, grain...
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Heating Assistance Available For Qualifying Low-Income North Dakotans

BISMARCK, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The recent cold temperatures may have left some low-income North Dakotans with home heating costs that are higher than their budget can handle. The North Dakota Department of Human Services reminds low-income individuals and families and seniors on limited fixed incomes that help is available through the Low Income Home...
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Jamestown City Crews Announce NE Water Main Break

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The City Engineer’s Office reports that a water main break will cause water to be shutoff for nearly 8 hours today. According to a release, water services will be temporarily shut off until around 8:30 PM this evening in the areas including 2nd Ave. NE between 8th & 10th Street...
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NDHP Report High Winds Affecting Travel

BISMARCK, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The North Dakota Highway Patrol is urging all motorists to travel with care today. High winds are expected across the state. During inclement weather, high-profile, long-load type, and permitted overdimensional vehicles have restricted travel. North Dakota law restricts movement for these vehicles when wind or other conditions may cause the...
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