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All Vet’s Club Spring District Meeting April 6th in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( - Members of North Dakota’s American Legion Posts of the 4th District and their Auxiliary will be gathering in Jamestown at the All Vet’s Club for their 2017 Spring District Meeting Thursday evening, April 6th starting at 7:00 p.m.   District Commander Roger Parsons of Kensal Post 103 will preside over the...
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Carrington Fire Department and Red Cross Installing Free Smoke Alarms

CARRINGTON, N.D. ( – The Carrington Fire Department is partnering with the American Red Cross to provide free smoke alarms to anyone in the community who needs them. “We want to make sure every home has working smoke alarms and we are proud to be part of this partnership to make that happen,” said...
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Abandoned Church In Nome Destroyed In a Fire (Audio)

NOME, N.D. ( The abandoned Zion Lutheran Church in Nome owned by Craig Cobb is gone. A fire destroyed the church on March 22nd. Barnes County Sheriff Randy McClaflin said the structure was fully engulfed in flames when deputies, Fingal and Nome firefighters arrived on the scene. Nome Fire Chief Randy Langland said the...
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Valley City Takes Another Step Toward Permanent Flood Protection

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( The city of Valley City is moving forward on the next phase of permanent flood protection that focuses on protecting downtown Valley City. The construction work will center on Main Street between 5th Avenue and Central Avenue this year. KLJ engineer Chad Petersen said bids will be let next week...
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District 24 State Senator Larry Robinson Legislative Report (Audio)

BISMARCK, N.D. ( – District 24 State Senator Larry Robinson of Valley City said the budgeting process this session has been especially challenging. Revenue shortfalls have resulted in significant decreases to budgets. In some cases, you have to wonder if we are indeed being Penny Wise and Dollars Foolish. All too often, we find...
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No Injuries in Property Crash North of Jamestown Wednesday Morning

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Two citations were issued in a property crash that occurred north of Jamestown Wednesday morning. Stutsman County Deputy Matt Thom reports that a female motorist was traveling northbound after 7:30 AM when she attempted to turn west onto the bypass, causing her to turn into oncoming traffic. Deputy Thom says...
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Outside Hire Made to Investigate Stutsman County Auditor

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Stutsman County Commission approved the outside hire of Mercer County Sheriff Dean Danzeisen to conduct an instigation of claims made against Stutsman County Auditor Casey Bradley. In January, Stutsman County State’s Attorney Fritz Fremgen had asked the commission to contract with the Village Business Institute to investigation allegations from...
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Council Discusses UAS Incentives & Renovation Costs of Dunham’s Sports

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( - The Jamestown Finance & Legal Committee discussed several issues on Tuesday, March 21st at the Jamestown City Hall. During the meeting, Mayor Katie Andersen reported that The JSDC made a request for Economic Development Funds to reimburse the Economic Development Building loss at a cost of $8,264.25. Jamestown Stutsman Development Corporation...
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