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2016 Area Races Set In Barnes County & Valley City

VALLEY CITY, ND – (NewsDakota.com) Four Valley City residents are officially on the June 14 ballot and running for two city commission seats up for election. The candidates are: Mike Bishop, Jeff Edwards, Mary Lee Nielson and Rick Ross. Meanwhile two men have entered into the Barnes County Commission race. Robert “Bob” Drake will...
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Three Seats Open In Jamestown City Council; Two Open For County

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – It’s election time and individuals are tossing their hats into the ring for several seats opening up in both the Jamestown City Council and Stutsman County Commission. According to city officials, three city council seats will be up for election. Current council members Steve Brubakken, Dan Buchanan, and Charlie Kourajian...
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USDA Reports Very Little Fieldwork Done In The Last Week

FARGO, N.D. (AP) The U.S. Department of Agriculture says North Dakota’s farmers and ranchers performed very little fieldwork last week due to cold and windy conditions. The USDA’s Agricultural Statistics Service says 5 percent of the spring wheat is planted, mostly in southern areas, as most producers wait for warmer weather to increase soil...
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Jamestown Lifesmarts Team In Top 10 Nationwide; Lose Out In Quarterfinals

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The Jamestown Lifesmarts team had the honor of representing the state of North Dakota during the National Competition of Lifesmarts in Denver, Colorado over the weekend. The team, coached by High School Social Studies Teacher Marchel Krieger, was tested in personal finance, health and safety, technology and many other categories....
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Extra Patrols April & May For Underage Drinking in ND

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The North Dakota Department of Transportation has provided funding to allow extra patrols to crack down on underage drinking during prom season in North Dakota. According to the NDDOT, the North Dakota Highway Patrol as well as police and sheriff’s departments in the state will be adding patrols to help...
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Two Oakes Individuals Named to NDCUC and NDCGA Boards

FARGO, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The North Dakota Corn Utilization Council (NDCUC) and North Dakota Corn Growers Association (NDCGA) recently elected their executive officers to lead the organizations with terms beginning July 1st. The executive officers of the NDCUC are Chairman Scott German, Oakes, ND; Vice President Jason Rayner, Finley, ND; and Secretary/Treasurer Terry Wehlander,...
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Valley City High School Senior Receives Several Awards For Her Art Work (Audio)

VALLEY CITY, ND – (NewsDakota.com) An 18 year-old Valley City artist won the Best of Show during the North Dakota Junior Duck Stamp Program on March 23rd. The artist who created the painting is Cassidy Fulton. She used acrylic paints to depict a drake wigeon, and titled her painting ‘Secluded Serenity.’ Fulton’s art instructor...
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30th Annual University Of Jamestown Dine & Bid This Weekend

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The University of Jamestown has announced their plans for the 30th annual Dine & Bid, the biggest scholarship fundraiser for the University. This year’s event is called “Pearls with Purpose” and will be a benefit dinner and auction this weekend on Saturday, April 16th at the Larson Center on campus....
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