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More Than $31 Million In Building Permits Pulled In Valley City

VALLEY CITY, ND – (NewsDakota.com) Valley City is on pace for another record year of building permits. City Building Inspector Dave Andersen says, more than $31 million dollars in permits have been pulled so far this year and more on the way. Andersen says VCSU heating plant and the Sheyenne Care Center Renovations will...
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Barnes County 4-H Achievement Days Highlights

VALLEY CITY, ND – (NewsDakota.com) Barnes County 4-H Achievement Days was held at the Valley City Eagles Club and the Winter Show Event Center in Valley City July 15-16. NDSU Barnes County Extension Educator Susan Milender Toppen thanked all the participants and volunteers who help make the Barnes County 4-H Achievement Days a big...
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Canadian Pacific Railway Closures In Barnes County

VALLEY CITY, ND – (NewsDakota.com) The Canadian Pacific Railway via duct east of the City of Valley City in Valley Township will be closed for repair for up to 3 weeks.  Motorists will need to take alternate routes until further notice. Meanwhile, the rail crossing on 34th Street Southeast in Hobart Township in Barnes...
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Oakes Man With Outstanding Warrant Charged With Resisting Arrest

OAKES (NewsDakota.com) An Oakes man is facing a resisting arrest charge after he was served an outstanding warrant out of West Fargo. Oakes Police say they charged 24 year-old Josip Babic Thursday with resisting arrest after serving a warrant related to a Class B Misdemeanor charge of Hit-and-Run in West Fargo in early May....
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Flash Flood Watch Issued for Stutsman & Surrounding Counties Friday

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The Bismarck National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Stutsman and surrounding counties beginning later this afternoon. Meteorologist Chauncy Schult reports that the watch will kick in this afternoon and into Saturday. Schult reports that the watch is just to announce the possibility of flash flooding in...
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Bata Named New Oakes Principal, Resigns As Boys Basketball Coach

OAKES (NewsDakota.com) The Oakes School Board announced this week that Brandon Bata will be the district’s next high school principal. Bata is moving to the post after holding several positions; the district’s activities director, head boys basketball coach and a junior high math teacher. He was named the Class B Region III Coach Of...
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Sinkhole Appears Thursday Evening on 5th Ave in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The Jamestown Police Department was contacted Thursday evening to a reported sinkhole in the community. According to the department, a concerned citizen notified the department of a sinkhole at 5th Avenue NE and 5th Street NE. Both lanes have been blocked off for north and southbound traffic on 5th Avenue...
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State Fair Holding Food Drive to Benefit Salvation Army

MINOT, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The North Dakota State Fair is underway today and they are doing something special this year to help out The Salvation Army of North Dakota. On Monday, July 25th, fair admission will be one dollar off when you bring non-perishable food to donate. The fair’s food drive will benefit families...
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