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Senate Unanimously Approves Bill To Restore Funds After Budget Cuts

BISMARCK, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The state Senate has passed a bill to take care of a projected $310 million budget shortfall. The vote was unanimous – 46 to zero. The bill dips into the state’s “rainy day” fund, and potentially into the Bank of North Dakota’s profits, to restore some budget cuts to the...
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McGough Provides Two Rivers Activity Center Progress Report

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The Two Rivers Activity Center is set for a Fall 2017 opening and is seeing major progress as work continues. The $28.6 million project has crews working from 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM every day. No injuries have been reported since work on the structure began. After heavy rains, crews...
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JFD Called to Severed Natural Gas Line Tuesday Afternoon

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The Jamestown City Fire Department was called to a natural gas leak Tuesday afternoon. According to the department, a service line was cut at 1:36 PM at 723 5th Avenue Southeast. The line cut was caused by an excavation in the yard of the home. Two units and five firefighters...
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VCPD Promotes 3 Officers: Officer Phil Hatcher to LT.

Tuesday Active Mayor Matt Pedersen and Valley City Police Chief Fred Thompson promoted three Police Officers. Officer Phil Hatcher was promoted to Lieutenant , Officer Nick Horner was promoted to Sergeant and Officer Wade Hannig was promoted to Sergeant.            
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Valley City Mayoral Forum August 25 & Citywide Voting Information

VALLEY CITY, ND – (NewsDakota.com) The Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce will host a public forum featuring three mayoral candidates on August 25 in the Hi-Liner Activity Center in Valley City at 7pm. Dave Carlsrud, Janice Clark Klein and Scott Sandvik are the candidates running for mayor of Valley City in the September 15th...
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Game & Fish Finalizes Waterfowl 2016 Season

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s Game and Fish Department has finalized the 2016 waterfowl season. Opening day for North Dakota residents is Sept. 24 for ducks, geese, coots and mergansers. Nonresidents may begin hunting waterfowl in North Dakota on Oct. 1. The season for swans opens Oct. 1 for both residents and nonresidents....
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University of Jamestown Alum Volunteering at 2016 Summer Olympics

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – A Williston, ND native and University of Jamestown alum will be having the experience of a lifetime as a volunteer at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Serena Christianson currently resides in Tempe, Arizona and is joining a handful of others serving as volunteers during the summer event....
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Meteorologists Say Severe Storms Possible Today & Tomorrow

BISMARCK, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The Bismarck National Weather Service reports that severe storms are possible today and continuing into Thursday this week. Meteorologist Jeff Schild states that after Monday’s severe storm bout, the central part of the state should prepare for a second round of heavy rains and storms. After the storms, it’s expected...
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