Alfred Dickey Library Prepares for Centennial Celebration Week

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The James River Valley Library System is prepared to host their Centennial Celebration of the Alfred Dickey Library February 19th through the 22nd. After renovating everything from the roof to new lighting, conference room, Children’s space, carpeting, and historic front desk, Library Director Joe Rector says it sets the historic...
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Carrington Mayor Talks Shopko Closure, Recent Water Main Breaks

CARRINGTON, N.D. ( – Carrington Mayor Tom Erdmann says the city is doing what they can to keep Shopko open in the Central City. It was reported earlier this month that the Carrington Shopko would be closing on May 12th after the company declared bankruptcy and announced they would shutting down 70% of all...
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Stutsman County Park Board Seeks Volunteer Campground Hosts

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Stutsman County Park Board is currently seeking volunteer campground hosts for both Lakeside Campground and Parkhurst for this summer. Hosts would get a free campsite in exchange for monitoring and helping campers on the weekends. Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older and will need to be...
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Maple Valley Students Results in Barnes County Spelling Bee

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – Four Maple Valley students participated in the Barnes County Spelling Bee at Valley City State University on February 5th. The Spelling Bee is divided into two divisions, a 5th and 6th grade division and a 7th and 8th grade division. The competition consists of a 50-word written test and...
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North Dakota Speed Limit Increase Fails on Tie in House

BISMARCK, N.D. (Prairie Public) – On a tie vote, the North Dakota House failed to pass a bill to raise speed limits. The bill would raise the speed limits on non interstate four lane highways from 70 to 75, and on interstate highways from 75 to 80. The bill came out of committee with...
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Jamestown United Way Helping James River Transit with Funding

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Jamestown United Way is close to their $200,000 goal for 2018-19 and is continuing to highlight the organizations they serve. The $200,000 goal is set by funding requests made to the Jamestown United Way by the area organizations which are supported by the campaign as well as any Venture Grant...
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CHI St. Alexius Health Carrington a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital

CARRINGTON, N.D. ( РFor the seventh time since 2012, CHI St. Alexius Health, Carrington Medical Center has been named one of the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the United States by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. Regarded as one of the industry’s most significant designations of performance excellence, the annual Top...
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Jamestown Lifesmarts Team Places 2nd in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. ( – Burke Central High School Team won the state LifeSmarts championship and will be representing North Dakota in the national competition in Florida in April. Jamestown High School Team #1 took second place and the Bottineau Braves team was third. Only ten points separated first and second place teams. Fifteen teams...
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