Several World War I Centennial Events Planned in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The North Dakota WWI Centennial Committee has planned a series of community events leading up to the centennial of “The war to end all wars.” The committee will sponsor lectures and discussion in six cities including Williston, Bismarck, Fargo and more. Jamestown will be host to this event on October...
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Heitkamp Apologizes for Ad Misidentifying Victims of Abuse

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp is apologizing for misidentifying victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse and rape who were listed in a recent newspaper ad aimed at her opponent. Heitkamp said in a statement Tuesday that she had recently learned that several of the women named in the ad either hadn’t...
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Farmers Union Insurance Helps Fund Suicide Hotline

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NDFU) – FirstLink, which maintains the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for the state of North Dakota, announced today that Farmers Union Insurance (FUI) has donated $20,000 to help the nonprofit continue its services to North Dakotans who are at risk of suicide. “Research has shown that our services prevent suicide,” said Cindy...
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Wednesday Road Closure Planned in Barnes County

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – Barnes County Highway Superintendent Kerry Johnson has announced that a culvert installation will take place on a portion of Barnes County 32 between 112th Ave SE and North Dakota Highway #1. “This installation will require the road to be closed for 1 day,” Jamie Smith reports. The closure will...
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Monday Apartment Fire in SE Jamestown Displaces Residents

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Residents of a 12-unit apartment in Southeast Jamestown were displaced Monday evening after a fire broke out on the upper floor of the building. The Jamestown Fire Department reports that an upper apartment of the building at 503 15th Street Southeast sustained fire damage as well as water damage that...
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No Excuses Eliminating Barriers to Preventative Care in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Jamestown Regional Medical Center’s No Excuses Program returns this month to reduce and eventually eliminate barriers to women’s care. Every year, Central Valley Health, North Dakota Women’s Way Jamestown Regional Medical Center and the Jamestown Regional Medical Center Foundation partner to eliminate barriers for women to receive care and...
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Degen Stepping Down from Frontier Village, Focusing Efforts on Domestic Violence

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – After serving the Frontier Village as President for the past few years, Nellie Degen will shift her focus to working with families of domestic violence, suicide, and other abuse. Degen made her announcement last Monday at the Frontier Village Association Meeting. “I’ve worked with the Village for several years assisting...
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NDFU Launches Vote Family Farm Initiative

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NDFU) – The state’s largest farm organization announced today that it has launched a Vote Family Farm initiative to educate voters on critical AG issues and the candidates who support family farm agriculture. “Family farming is essential to our state’s economy and communities,” said North Dakota Farmers Union President Mark Watne. “We’re...
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