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Judge Schmitz Issues Opinion & Order On VCEA Writ Of Mandamus Petition (Audio)

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( Southeast Judicial District Judge Jay Schmitz issued the following opinion concerning the impasse between the Valley City Education Association and Valley City Public School District following an April 16 hearing that centered on the negotiated agreement between the two entities. The VCEA issued a petition for a Writ of Mandamus...
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Oakes Man Arrested; School Lock Down Ends Without Incident (AUDIO)

OAKES ( The Oakes School was in lock down for just under an hour Wednesday morning due to concerns regarding an Oakes man who was viewed as a safety risk. Oakes School Superintendent Josh Johnson tells KDDR Radio that a man identified as a safety risk to students and staff was seen a block...
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Increase In Texting And Driving Citations

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Jamestown Police Department has seen an increase in citations issued for texting and driving. During the month of April, Law Agencies in Williston, Bismarck, Minot, Fargo and Jamestown increased the amount of patrols to crack down on drivers that text while driving. According to Jamestown Police Lt. Robert Opp,...
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Rural Firefighters Respond To Grass Fires

VALLEY, CITY N.D. ( Valley City Barnes County rural firefighters were busy knocking down two grass fires yesterday. Fire Chief Gary Retterath says the first one was 10 miles north of I-94 along the Peak road. Retterath says another grass fire broke out near Martin’s Landing and threatened a farmstead. No injuries were reported...
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