Christmas in the Valley Button Raffle Winners

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( -Share your holiday spirit by wearing your Christmas in the Valley Button. To get a button, buy a ticket for $5 or a booklet of 5 tickets for $20 at participating businesses in Valley City and you’ll be entered to win prizes with each drawing on Friday’s in December. Each...
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Imagination Library Continues Supporting Area Kids Through Books

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Imagination Library was introduced to the Jamestown region almost six years ago. In that time, over 500 kids have become enrolled to receive books through the program. The program, created by Dolly Parton in 1995, has benefited children all over the world. Bob Toso is the local contact for Imagination...
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City of Jamestown Announces Utility Rate Adjustments for 2019

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – At their October 1st City Council meeting, several utility billing rates were increased. City Administrator Sarah Hellekson reports that there will be a 5% increase for water and wastewater utility rates. A late payment fee of $25 plus 1% of current overdue balance for services will be incurred. Garbage and...
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Ice Fishing & Ice Formation Activity Picking Up

BISMARCK, N.D. ( – The cold weather has ice anglers raring to go in North Dakota. As the temperatures drop, ice begins to form on many rivers and lakes. The North Dakota Game & Fish Department is using this time to remind anglers of ice safety during the winter months. Wildlife Biologist Doug Leier...
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USACE Lake Ashtabula Public Scoping Meeting

ST. PAUL, MN (USACE) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District will hold a public scoping meeting on its Lake Ashtabula master plan. The public meeting is set for Tuesday, December 11, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Valley City Fire Department located at 241 3rd Avenue NE in...
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Valley City Students Help the Barnes County Red Kettle Campaign

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – The Barnes County Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign is underway at three locations in Valley City. Several students helped ring the bell during the Red Kettle Campaign in Valley City on December 5th and 6th. Bell Ringer coordinator Tim Kadrmas is asking for more volunteers to ring the bell...
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Benefactor Donates Millions to his Hometown

COLFAX, N.D. (KFGO) – It’s been almost three years since Darrel Hendrickson passed away at the age of 83, but he was a generous man. The retired Richland County farmer donated millions of dollars to the Richland 44 School District, his hometown, and his church. More than $4.5 million has been given to the...
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TRAC Basketball Tournament Raises Money for Scholarship Program

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Two Rivers Activity Center (TRAC) hosted its second annual 3×3 Basketball Tournament on Sunday, December 2nd. 54 teams from grades 3 through 7 played a total of 97 games. “The tournament was a fundraiser for the TRAC Scholarship Program and raised almost $7,000 to provide TRAC memberships to low-income...
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