8-Time World Champion Cowboy Larry Mahan Speaks in Medora

MEDORA, N.D. ( – With 6 All-Around World Championships and 2 Bull Riding World Championships, Larry Mahan remains the NFR’s all-time leading qualifier in the rough stock events and the first person in rodeo history to qualify for the NFR in all three riding events: bulls, saddle broncs and bareback. Mahan’s achievements include inductions...
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Music at the City Park Bandshell Features Tucker’d Out Tonight

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – A trio group from Fargo call “Tucker’d Out” will entertain the crowd during tonight’s Music at the City Park Bandshell at 7:15pm. The trio plays a variety of music that the whole family can enjoy Music at the City Park Bandshell is sponsored by the Valley City Parks &...
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Charlotte Wilson

10 Year-old Starts Huge Donation Drive for Kansas Wildfire Relief Efforts

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – What started as a small gesture for those in Kansas affected by the string of wildfires that hit earlier this year has turned into a huge effort from area businesses and individuals. According to the Kansas Farm Bureau, March wildfires burned over 700,000 acres in 21 counties, thousands of cattle,...
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Area 4-Hers Prepare for 120th Annual Stutsman County Fair

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – It’s a time that all 4-Hers spend their time preparing for. It’s County Fair time. With 11 clubs in Stutsman County, The Stutsman County Fair boasts some of the best exhibits and livestock in the state. Robin Barnes, 4-H Program Coordinator with NDSU Stutsman County Extension, says the 4-Hers have...
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County Commission Approves Section Line Relocation; Kulm Fireworks

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Stutsman County Commission met in regular session on Tuesday, June 20th with Auditor Casey Bradley and chairman Mark Klose not in attendance. The first item on the agenda concerned an approval of retail fireworks lincense for Sheriff’s Department in the town of Kulm. The request was approved unanimously. Later,...
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Jamestown City Council (L to R) Steve Brubakken, Ramone Gumke, Mayor Katie Andersen, Pam Phillips, and Dan Buchanan.

Jamestown Committee Recommends Employee Residency Change

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Jamestown Finance & Legal Committee met Tuesday evening in Jamestown. The committee approved a request from the Jamestown Stutsman Development Corporation for $3,200 from Economic Development funds to update the JSDC Strategic Plan with the City share to be $2,560. They also approved new city Health Insurance Plans through...
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Fessenden Man Pleads Guilty; Another Pleads Guilty in Minnesota

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – The Barnes County Sheriff’s Office has released information on two separate cases and charges that each individual faces. The first is Alan Jeremy Van Dam of Fessenden. Van Dam has pleaded guilty to Theft of Property, a Class C Felony, and Criminal Trespass, a Class A Misdemeanor. The department...
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Christopher Kraay Sentenced to Prison on Felony Arson & Burglary Charges

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – A Wimbledon man was sentenced to 3 and a-half years in prison for arson and burglary. The Barnes County State’s Attorney’s Office said 29 year-old Christopher Aaron Kraay pled guilty to Felony Arson and Burglary of a former U.S. Air Force Control Center near Dazey, ND on April 3rd....
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