Valley City Administrator Talks About Bright Energy Solutions Incentives (Audio)

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( Valley City is reminding people about the great incentives for customers who purchase energy efficient LED light bulbs through the Bright Energy Solutions Program. Valley City Administrator David Schelkoph talked about the incentives for customers and city during the February 7th city commission meeting. For more details about the Bright...
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School’s Citizen Advisory Committee Works on Future School Projects

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Citizen’s Advisory Committee was first created for the Jamestown Public School’s to gain a better understanding of what the community wanted for the future of the school system. The committee will continue to review the current status of each school in the district and come up with a recommendation...
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Number of ND Farms and Ranches Drops Slightly

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – The number of farms and ranches in North Dakota dropped slightly last year. The federal Agriculture Department estimates 29,800 agricultural operations in the state in 2016, down 200 from 2015. The number of small farms and ranches in terms of sales increased, while the number of large operations declined. Land...
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ND Governor, Tribal Leader Discuss Camp Cleanup & Evacuation

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum has talked with Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault about efforts to clean up and vacate a camp protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline. Burgum’s office says the governor and the tribal chairman talked on the phone Monday about the importance of evacuating and...
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Newman Arena Pictures and Progress Update

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – University students and faculty will have a brand new arena this fall in Jamestown. The $14 million, 61,000 square-foot Newman Arena is estimated for an August completion date, with practices expected to be held for Volleyball in September. University faculty were given a tour of the interior construction work on...
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Jamestown School Board Members Attend NDSBA Seminar

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Several Jamestown Public School Board members attended the recent North Dakota School Boards Association Negotiations Seminar. During a school board meeting, member Bob Toso reported on the financial status of the state that was discussed during the seminar. Toso stated that overall, the day was great with full presentations and...
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Sheyenne River Tree Snagging & Clearing Project in Barnes County (Audio)

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – Weather conditions were perfect this winter for the snagging and clearing of trees along the Sheyenne River. Barnes County Water Resource District Board Chairman Jerry Hieb said the contractor made a lot of progress this year due to superb weather conditions. Hieb asked the Barnes County Commission during their...
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2 Teens Rescue 3-year-old Girl from Fargo Hotel Pool

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Police credit two teenagers for rescuing a 3-year-old girl from a Fargo hotel pool over the weekend. Police Sgt. Mike Sanden says the 13- and-14-year-old girls saw the child at the bottom of the pool at a Holiday Inn at about 9 p.m. Saturday and pulled her out. The teens...
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