North Dakota Ag Coalition

North Dakota Ag Coalition Elects Executive Board Members

BISMARCK, N.D. ( – The North Dakota Dakota Ag Coalition re-elected three members to its executive board on July 20. Paul Mathiason, Grand Forks, N.D., with the Red River Valley Sugar Beet Growers Association, was elected to his second term as chairman. Darrell Oswald, Wing, N.D., with the North Dakota Stockmen’s Association was elected to...
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River Bank Erosion Threatens Barnes County Road North of Kathryn (Audio)

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – The Barnes County Commission is making a request to the State Water Commission to help them pay for river bank erosion repairs along the Sheyenne River about eleven miles south of Valley City. Highway Department Superintendent Kerry Johnson said a portion of County Road 21 is threatened by river...
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Blush Boutique Now Open in Valley City

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – A new business called Blush Boutique is now open in downtown Valley City. The owners are Penny and Bryan Wolla of Valley City. The store sells a special piece of clothing that no one else sells in this area. Blush Boutique completed some major renovations and is now open...
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Severe Friday Storms Leave Trail of Damage in Several Communities

CARRINGTON, N.D. ( – Severe storms rocked portions of the state last Friday afternoon and evening. Foster County Emergency Manager Jess Earle spent her time capturing photos and gathering information on damage in several parts of Foster County and surrounding communities. Earle says some communities were hit harder than others. Glenfield was one of...
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Mike Spaude poses with his bike before the big ride. Photo courtesy of Mike Spaude.

Man’s 10,000 Plus Mile Ride Raising Funds For American Veterans

SAUK CENTRE, MN ( – Mike Spaude, volunteer and advocate for American military veterans, set out to travel over 10,000 miles to raise money for veterans in need. Eagle’s Healing Nest in Sauk Centre, Minnesota serves around 70 veterans through private donations and volunteer help. According to Jane Spaude, the program has set up...
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New VCSU Heat Plant. Photo by Steve Urness.

New VCSU Heat Plant Fully Operational (Audio)

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – Valley City State University is making progress on a “carbon capture” project. VCSU president Tisa Mason said the new heat plant is now operational. Mason said the university has been in discussions with partners who may buy the “activated carbon” to be captured from that heat plant. She said...
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Local Car Club Plans Black Top Tour; Over 700 Mile Run

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – A local car club is setting their sights on a 700 mile trip over the course of four days this month. The Hot Rods of the James Valley Street Machines will depart from Jamestown on Friday, July 28th. The tour features planned stops in Fargo, “The Shed” in Warroad, Minnesota,...
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Litter Fine on State Highways To Increase August 1st

BISMARCK, N.D. ( – The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDoT) and North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) are reminding citizens that on August 1st, the fine for littering on state highways will be much higher. “If you litter or dispose of cigarette butts on a North Dakota highway, you’ll face a much higher fine...
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