Megan Zarbano Named Young Retailer of the Year

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – Megan Zarbano the owner of Handy Hardware and Rental of Valley City was one of eight people in the hardware industry to receive the 2018 Young Retailer of the Year Award by the North American Retailers Hardware Association. The program identifies and promotes the next generation of aspiring independent...
Keep Reading »

St. Catherine’s School Student Highlights

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( -Spring time is for students getting excited about another school year coming to a close and those fantastic field trips. Three St. Catherine students were also state winners in the AmVet Poster/Essay contest. Here are a few highlights from St. Catherine’s School students in Valley City.
Keep Reading » Wins Best Website Award

OAKES, N.D. ( has been honored by the Associated Press with a First Place award in the Best Website-Radio category in the 2017 Great Plains Broadcast Contest. This year’s competition, which covers Nebraska and the Dakotas, saw 24 radio and television outlets submitting 303 entries which recognizes exemplary work during 2017.┬áThis year’s honor...
Keep Reading »

Pedestrian Struck & Killed By Semi Near Casselton

CASSELTON, N.D. (KFGO) – A pedestrian was struck and killed by a semi west of Casselton. A semi driver, who was westbound on I-94, called dispatch shortly after 3 to report he had just struck a pedestrian near the Wheatland exit. The pedestrian died at the scene. State Patrol Captain Bryan Niewind was on...
Keep Reading »

Gussner Elementary PTO Raising Funds for New Playground Equipment

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Gussner Elementary Parent Teacher Organization has set up a 3K inflatable run this Saturday to raise money for new playground equipment. Parent and PTO member Dana Wallace says they would like to raise money to upgrade the equipment and make it more ADA accessible. Wallace says they have one...
Keep Reading »

Downtown Arts Market Summer Schedule Announced

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Thanks to a large grant from North Dakota Tourism, the Hansen Arts Park will be hosting a weekly Downtown Arts Market every Thursday. Arts Center Executive Director Larry Kopp says the Thursday event all summer will feature the best in regional music entertainment, vendors and activities for adults and children....
Keep Reading »

NDSU Extension Stutsman County Hosting Garden Morning

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – NDSU Extension Service of Stutsman County will be holding a Garden Morning on Saturday May 19th. NDSU Extension Agent Alicia Harstad says this will be the second time they’ve held Garden Morning. The free event will feature presenter Don Kinzler, who is known for his articles on his expertise with...
Keep Reading »

GoFundMe Page Created to “Bring Nicole Home”

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Jamestown and the surrounding area was left reeling when it was learned that the life of Nicole Gututala-Hoff had been taken when her ex-husband killed her May 12th. Her death and Kevin Michael Hoff’s arrest has left their two children without parents. A GoFundMe created by Talima Gututala of Hawaii...
Keep Reading »