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Teen Use of E-Cigarettes Surges in North Dakota

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Surveys of North Dakota high school students shows the use of electronic cigarettes is surging among young people. The number of teens using e-cigarettes at least once in the past 30 days increased from 1.6 percent in 2011 to about 19 percent last year, according to the North Dakota Department...
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NDSU Extension Services Says Skip the Insecticide on Soybean Seed

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – Last summer, resistance to pyrethroid insecticides was present in soybean aphid populations in eastern North Dakota. This year, there may be pressure to add an insecticide seed treatment to soybean seeds to combat soybean aphids. However, it may not pay to spend the extra dollars on this seed ‘extra’....
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University of Jamestown Student Receives Regional Theater Award

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – Hunter Carpenter, a junior at University of Jamestown, won the award for Best Classical Acting Performer in the Semi-Final Round of the Irene Ryan Auditions competition at this year’s Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF), Region 5. Hunter was nominated to compete in the Irene Ryan Auditions due to...
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Young Professionals Bringing Business to Jamestown Through Volleyball Tournament

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – What started out as a fundraiser for the Young Professionals of Jamestown has grown into a draw for the community. The 3rd Annual March Meltdown Volleyball Tournament is not only providing another form of entertainment for the community, but Young Professionals President Lindsey Vogel says it’s also being used as...
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SCORE Providing Small Business Financing Workshop February 20th

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The local SCORE chapter has been providing free business mentoring services to area entrepreneurs for several years. The SCORE Association, previously known as the Service Corps of Retired Executives, presents business workshops and seminars to those looking to start a business or own a local business. Ken Astrup is a...
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Sunday Fuel Oil Tank Fire in West Fargo Out

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – Tense times in West Fargo when fire broke out in a tank at the magellan partners tank farm in west Fargo early Sunday morning. The tank of fuel oil was east of several other tanks that contain gasoline. Fire chief Dan Fuller says it called for an all-department response...
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Jamestown Rural Fire Department 10th Annual Fishing Derby

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The Jamestown Rural Fire Department had another stellar turnout for their 10th Annual Fishing Derby February 17th. JRFD Fire Chief Ben Maulding estimates that just over 1,300 participants made their way out to the Jamestown Reservoir to compete in the major fundraiser. Official vehicle and people counts were not immediately...
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Congressman Kevin Cramer to run for U.S. Senate Seat in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. (Prairie Public Radio) – North Dakota Republican Congressman Kevin Cramer has now made it “official” – he’s a candidate for the US Senate seat, now held by Democrat Heidi Heitkamp. Cramer kicked off his campaign with a Friday night rally in Bismarck. Political observers predict the race will be expensive – and...
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