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ND DOT Snow Removal Plan Following Shop Closures in Valley City District

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The North Dakota legislature approved of the closure of eight North Dakota Department of Transportation maintenance shops earlier this year during legislative session including those in Gackle, Courtenay and Litchville. Valley City District Engineer Jay Praska said once the snow flies state DOT plows will hit the road. Praska...
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Former Wells County Sheriff Asks For Change of Plea Hearing

FESSENDEN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – Former Wells County Sheriff Johnny Lawson is asking for a change of plea hearing, which has been set for Thursday, October 26th at 10:30 AM. 41 year-old Lawson has been charged with felony counts of conspiracy to deliver methamphetamine and bribery, misdemeanor counts of providing false information to a law...
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Barnes County Calls for Service; Update

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The daily calls for service that area law enforcement responded to is listed below. The daily calls for service include: Barnes County Sheriff’s Office, Valley City Police Department, North Dakota Highway Patrol, Ambulance and Fire & Rescue. The following attachments are calls for service received by Barnes County Dispatchers....
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Courtenay City Council Special Election Controversy

COURTENAY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – Residents of Courtenay, North Dakota will be going to the polls on Monday, October 16th for a Special Election, but according to Councilman John Bailey, it’s actually a Recall Election. In April, Courtenay resident Shane Moran began a petition to have Councilman John Bailey removed from the City Council. Having...
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Imagination Library Presents at United Way Lunch and Learn

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The United Way of Stutsman County welcomed Bob Toso, Imagination Library Coordinator, to present at its monthly meeting in September meeting. Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library was originally launched in 1995 to help promote literacy among children and has grown rapidly. A couple of years ago Bob Toso helped bring Imagination...
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Hunters Still Partake in Pheasant Season Despite Low Numbers

BISMARCK, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – Hunters opened up the 2017 pheasant season to lower numbers than in previous years thanks to major summer drought. Game & Fish Biologist Doug Leier reports that they estimated the pheasant population to be lower when the season opened on October 7th. Leier says individuals should still get outdoors and...
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Dakota Engine Builders Receives October Business of the Month

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – Members of the Young Professionals of Jamestown recently presented a Business of the Month Award to Dakota Engine Builders for their outstanding customer service for the month of October. The business, located at 2809 Hwy 281 South in Jamestown, is owned by Jim Beyer. Jim was joined by his employees,...
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Casselton Man Bags Big Black Bear in Minnesota

LAKE BRONSON, M.N. (NewsDakota.com) – Luke Hagness of Casselton says it was the thrill of his lifetime. A hunter since he was 13, he was bow hunting east of Lake Bronson, Minnesota, when he got a very big black bear. Hagness, on the fourth day of a five day bow hunt arranged by Bear...
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