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Burgum Asked to Leave Senate Chambers for Wearing Jeans

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum’s preference for wearing jeans got him removed from the state Senate’s floor. Burgum, a Republican software entrepreneur elected in November, was posing for a photo with some high school students on the Senate floor Wednesday when he was asked to leave. Spokesman Mike Nowatzki says...
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Dr. Jason Braun DDS Receives February Business of the Month Award

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Members of the Young Professionals of Jamestown recently presented the Business of the Month Award to Dr. Jason Braun, DDS., and his staff Tuesday. Dr. Braun was joined by his staff members, and several of the Young Professionals of Jamestown (a chamber committee), as well as two Jamestown Area Chamber...
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Visitor Restrictions Lifted at CHI St. Alexius Health Carrington

CARRINGTON, N.D. ( – CHI St. Alexius Health in Carrington has announced the lift on visitor restrictions. The restrictions were previously put in place due to an influenza increase. Marketing Coordinator Nicole Threadgold announced Thursday her thanks to the community and area residents for refraining from visits to the hospital. “The general public is...
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Elhard Sentenced for December 2016 Standoff

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – 33 year-old Troy Allen Elhard has been sentenced for his standoff with Jamestown Police in December 2016. Elhard was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty to felony terrorizing in connection with the seven hour standoff. Judge Jay Schmitz sentenced Elhard to 51 days in jail, two years probation and fined him...
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Barnes County Historicial Society Lecture Featuring Mike Watterson

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( The Barnes County Historical Society Lecture Series Presents:  Mike Watterson “Greece, Athens Aegean Island Cruise and Western Turkey.” February 23rd at 7 p.m. at the Barnes County Museum in downtown Valley City. Below is a brief history of the trip and this area of the World known as the cradle...
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Several Fall to Grandparent Scam in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. ( – The Attorney General’s office reports that in the past month, several elderly North Dakota residents have fallen victim to the grandparent scam. This scam has cost the residents thousands of dollars to scam artists who pretend to be a grandchild in a dire situation and in need of money. “The...
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Foster County Sheriff’s Office Looking for Full-Time Deputy

CARRINGTON, N.D. ( – The Foster County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a full-time deputy. The department has posted they are seeking a post board certified officer or one that is able to complete their certification. Sheriff Ian Mattice states that all equipment and vehicles will be provided and the starting salary starts at...
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Jamestown Teen Injured After Striking a Tree In Cass County

FARGO, N.D. ( – A Jamestown woman was injured after striking a tree at the I-29 Southbound entrance ramp from I-94 East. The incident happened at around 2:30 PM Wednesday afternoon. According to Sgt. Matthew Denault with the North Dakota Highway Patrol, the 18 year-old woman was traveling on I-29 Southbound when she drove...
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