Bata Named New Oakes Principal, Resigns As Boys Basketball Coach

OAKES ( The Oakes School Board announced this week that Brandon Bata will be the district’s next high school principal. Bata is moving to the post after holding several positions; the district’s activities director, head boys basketball coach and a junior high math teacher. He was named the Class B Region III Coach Of...
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Sinkhole Appears Thursday Evening on 5th Ave in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Jamestown Police Department was contacted Thursday evening to a reported sinkhole in the community. According to the department, a concerned citizen notified the department of a sinkhole at 5th Avenue NE and 5th Street NE. Both lanes have been blocked off for north and southbound traffic on 5th Avenue...
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State Fair Holding Food Drive to Benefit Salvation Army

MINOT, N.D. ( – The North Dakota State Fair is underway today and they are doing something special this year to help out The Salvation Army of North Dakota. On Monday, July 25th, fair admission will be one dollar off when you bring non-perishable food to donate. The fair’s food drive will benefit families...
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Active Shooter Exercise Planned at Carrington High School Wednesday

CARRINGTON, N.D. ( – Foster County Emergency Management has planned an active shooter exercise on Wednesday, July 27th at the Carrington High School. The exercise will be for training purposes only. Foster County Emergency Manager Jess Earle says several departments will be involved and will treat the exercise like a true-to-life situation. Earle reports...
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