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Horace, ND Man Injured By Illegal Firework

HORACE, N.D. ( – The Cass County Sheriff’s Office report that a Horace, ND man was hurt by an explosion from an illegal firework on Thursday evening. 58 year-old Steven Green sustained serious injury to his right hand when an illegal firework similar to an M-80 blew up. Green was taken to a Twin...
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Valley City Community Leader & Banker Charles Stowman Passes Away

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( Charles L. Stowman passed away on November 17 at the age of 69. Stowman was with the Farmers and Merchants Bank from the time of its establishment in 1973 until he retired as the president of Dacotah Bank in 2001. His love of Valley City was evident by his active...
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Car Fire In Valley City

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( Firefighters responded to a car fire in the 500 block of 3rd Street Northwest this morning in Valley City. Fire Chief Gary Retterath said the owner of the car started it, went in to the house and came back and saw the car was on fire. No injuries reported and...
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Jamestown Ambulance Seeing Big Increase In Calls In 2015

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Jamestown Ambulance has continued to see an increase in calls to service in the community. Business Manager Nancy Miller came before the Regional & Local Issues Committee on Wednesday to discuss just how much the calls had increased in the last year. Miller pointed out another alarming statistic during...
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Closed Beef Plant Reopens In Aberdeen

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Aberdeen’s mayor says the new owners of a beef plant that closed in 2012 before ramping up production have fired up the equipment and are processing dozens of cattle a day. That’s welcome news for ranchers in the region tired of having to truck their animals hundreds of miles...
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Library System Approves Bookmobile Bid

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The James River Valley Library System Board of Directors have approved a bid for the new bookmobile. The proposal is priced at $230,860 and will be done by OBS Inc. in Ohio. The company specializes in designs and builds specialty vehicles. Development Director Bill Kennedy stated that the bookmoblie will...
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Names Released In Fatal Crash Near Bismarck

BISMARCK, N.D. ( – The names of two Underwood individuals have been released after a fatal crash that occurred six miles north of Bismarck on Tuesday. 36 year-old Chauncey Radke and 29 year-old Robi Bogo of Underwood were killed after entering the median of Highway 83 and striking a jeep head-on. They were pronounced...
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NFU Releases Special Thanksgiving Version of Farmer’s Share

WASHINGTON, D.C. ( National Farmers Union released a special Thanksgiving version of its popular Farmer’s Share of the Retail Food Dollar publication. The Thanksgiving version compares the retail value of traditional Thanksgiving food items to the amount the farmer receives for each item. “Farmers and ranchers today are receiving only 15.8 cents for every...
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