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4-H State Fair Results For Barnes County Youth

MINOT, ND – Here is a list of the State Fair results for Barnes County 4-Hers and a few photos of some of the winners during the 50th annual North Dakota State Fair held July 17 through July 25 in Minot. Beef Honors: Josh Vachal, Valley City, champion, Shorthorn Heifer Katarina Vachal, Valley City,...
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The Jamestown Reservoir, shown during a high-water time in July, 2011, has reached its normal summer pool level this spring.

Jamestown Reservoir & Pipestem Dam In “Low Flow” Year

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Both the Jamestown Reservoir and Pipestem Dam have seen lower outputs this year and Pipestem Dam Manager Bob Martin says that’s because they are in a Low Flow year. According to Martin, the Jamestown Reservoir is releasing at 50 cfs and Pipestem Dam is releasing at around 135 cfs, which...
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West Fargo School District Re-Instates Aaron Knodel (Audio)

WEST FARGO, ND – The West Fargo school board has voted to re-instate suspended West Fargo high school teacher Aaron Knodel.  The decision was made after a former student asked that Knodel be kept out of the classroom.  She’d accused him of having a sexual relationship with her about six years ago when she...
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USDA Announces New State Director For Rural Development

BISMARCK, N.D. ( – USDA Rural Development has announced Ryan Taylor as the new State Director for Rural Development in North Dakota. According to Acting State Director Bill Davis, they’ve been very busy since the previous state director’s resignation in May. “Since Jasper Schneider’s resignation in May, we have been busy implementing our work...
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