Friends of the JRVLS Memebership Drive; Love Your Library Week Set

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The newly formed Friends of the James River Valley Library System is looking for members. The group was formed to help increase awareness in the community of the diverse services provided by the JRVLS and help raise funds for the renovation and expansion of the Alfred Dickey Library. Jill Shaffer...
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Successful Drug Take Back Week in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Community Health Partnership is thanking all those who participated in the Prescription Drug Take Back awareness week. According to Julie Hoeckle with Central Valley Health, the event collected 32 pounds of medications from the three locations during the four day event. She says in a release that this equates to...
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Valley City Senator Larrry Robinson Legislative Report (Audio)

BISMARCK, N.D. ( – The 2017 North Dakota Legislative Session is in its final days. The following is a report from District 24 State Senator Larry Robinson along with a brief audio summary in the text below. Robinson said, “The Conference Committee action is in full swing. Last week we were able to bring...
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Members of the Jamestown Arts Center and Hansen Arts Park receive their award from Governor Doug Burgum.

Hansen Arts Park Receives Flint Firestarter Award; Valley City’s Koepplin Recognized

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Hansen Arts Park in Jamestown received the Flint Firestarter Award for a Tourism Development Project during the annual North Dakota Travel Industry Conference in Bismarck. The Governor’s Awards for Travel and Tourism recognize passion and dedication of North Dakotan’s who have contributed to the growth of travel and tourism,...
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March Impaired Driving Enforcement Results in Over 170 Citations

BISMARCK, N.D. ( - Law enforcement patrols across the state participated in the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign from March 1-31, 2017, to reinforce the importance of not driving under the influence. Over the course of the campaign, 177 alcohol or drug-related arrests and citations were made. A total of 867 citations were made throughout...
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Jamestown Reservoir Releases Increase to 650 cfs Friday

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Jamestown Reservoir releases will be adjusted Friday to release at 650 cubic feet per second. Manager Bob Martin reports that adjustments were made earlier this month to adjust for spring melt. Releases at Pipestem Dam will remain at zero. “We will make the adjustments to increase the releases 200...
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North Dakota Legislator’s Agree to Compromise on DOT Shop Closure Bill

BISMARCK, N.D. ( – The North Dakota Senate and House has approved the budget for the Department of Transportation. It allows DOT to close eight local maintenance shops – in Courtenay, Starkweather, Gackle, Litchville, Fessenden, Finley, Mayville and New England. However, in an agreement worked out in a House-Senate conference committee, it allows DOT to...
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FCCU Hires Jackie Cordie as New Branch Manager

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – First Community Credit Union of Valley City is proud to announce the hire of Jackie Cordie as their new Branch Manager and Ag/Commercial Loan Officer. As Branch Manager, Cordie is responsible for the administration and daily operations of First Community Credit Union’s Valley City branch located at 115 5th...
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