Sears Has ‘Substantial Doubt’ That It Can Remain Open

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – Sears, once the monolith of American retail, says that there is “substantial doubt” that it will be able to keep its doors open. Company shares, which hit an all-time low last month, tumbled more than 5 percent before the opening bell Wednesday. Chairman and CEO Edward Lampert’s hedge fund has...
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Jamestown Choralaires Hosting “Songs of the Carnegie Cowboys”

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Jamestown Choralaires will be hosting their first concert after returning from their trip to New York. In February, the men’s choral group was invited to sing at Carnegie Hall in New York City, joining over 200 other men from across the U.S. Choralaires member Mark Sherfy stated that the...
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Lynsey Schmitz, of Oakes, ND, showed a prospect steer, named Pokemon, who won the Grand Champion title of the prospect steers and heifers.

2017 Junior Cattle Heifer & Steer Show Results & Highlights

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( Here are the highlights from the 2017 Junior Cattle Heifer and Steer Show held during the 80th Annual North Dakota Winter Show in Valley City on March 5th. Once again thanks to all of the people and their animals who participated in the 2017 show in Valley City.   Lynsey...
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State Senator Wonders Where The Money Will Come From To Pay Susan Bala

BISMARCK, N.D. ( – A state senator from Fargo says the North Dakota Insurance Reserve Fund will not cover a claim from the founder of a former Fargo-based horse betting company.  A judge has ruled that Susan Bala is owed more than $13-million dollars in taxes the state collected after she was convicted of...
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2017 Cattle Market Outlook By Tim Petry (Audio)

VALLEY CITY, N.D ( – NDSU Extension Service Livestock Marketing Economist Tim Petry believes cattle prices this year will be similar to what cattle producers received last year. Petry said the meat export market made is moderate come back last year but remains in doubt after a case of Bird Flu was reported in...
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Free Severe Weather Seminar in Oakes Tuesday, May 16th

OAKES, N.D. ( – A free severe weather seminar has been scheduled for Tuesday, May 16th at the Oakes Fire Hall. Dickey County Emergency Manager Charlie Russell reports that a free seminar will discuss thunderstorm formations, hazards, history of severe weather, storm strength and structure, and how to be safe. Pictures and video will...
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N.D. Senate Committee Recommends Passage of Carry & Conceal Bill

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – A North Dakota Senate committee is recommending passage of a bill allowing those who qualify permission to carry a concealed firearm without a permit.  The Senate Judiciary Committee considered the bill Monday. The House has already passed the proposal which allows people 21 and older to forgo background checks and...
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Game & Fish Advisory Board Meetings Behind Held Across the State

BISMARCK, N.D. ( - Outdoor enthusiasts are invited to attend a North Dakota Game and Fish Department spring advisory board meeting in their area. These public meetings, held each spring and fall, provide citizens with an opportunity to discuss fish and wildlife issues and ask questions of their district advisers and agency personnel. The governor...
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