Jamestown Fire Department Joins Statewide “Operation: Butt Out”

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Jamestown Fire Department has joined a statewide effort to raise awareness of safely putting out smoking materials to prevent fires. During a monthly statewide fire chief meeting, Jamestown Fire Chief Jim Reuther stated that Bismarck had begun seeing an dangerous increase in fires caused due to smoking materials. Reuther...
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Correcting 9-1-1 Addresses In Barnes County Underway

VALLEY CITY, ND – ( The state is helping Barnes County correct 9-1-1 addresses that are incorrect. North Dakota Next Generation 9-1-1 Program Manager Jason Horning will address this issue during the May 3rd commission meeting at 9am. He will explain the current situation to the commission and how it can be fixed. A number...
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Valley City Man Guilty Of Disorderly Conduct Involving A Fed Ex Driver

VALLEY CITY, ND – ( Southeast District Judge Jay Schmitz ruled that a Valley City man is guilty of disorderly conduct following a bench trial on April 11th in Barnes County. Brian Mindt was accused of harassing and shouting racial slurs at a Fed Ex driver during a September 29th 2015 delivery to Mindt’s...
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Minnesota Man Injured In Single Vehicle Semi-Truck Crash Near Luverne

LUVERNE, ND – ( A 30 year-old Minnesota man was seriously injured after the semi he was driving rolled in a ditch south of Luverne on April 27th. The Barnes County Sheriff Randy McClaflin says the man was driving a semi-truck for Knife River Inc; hauling hot asphalt at the time of the accident....
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