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Take-A-Kid-Fishing-Day June 3 Lake Ashtabula: Apply by May 26

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working with local organizations to host the 27th Annual Take-A-Kid-Fishing-Day at Lake Ashtabula, northwest of Valley City on June 3. The event will be at the Mel Rieman Recreation Area 8:30 a.m. to 1:00p.m. Children ages 6 to 10, must register by...
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V.C. Police, Barnes County S.O., Fire & Ambulance Calls for Service

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – The daily calls for service for the Valley City Police Department, Barnes County Sheriff’s Office, North Dakota Highway Patrol, Ambulance and Fire & Rescue are listed below. The following attachments are calls for service received by Barnes County Dispatchers. Click on the icon below to see a list of...
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Meet & Greet With Valley City Commission Candidate Ross Powell (Audio)

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( The Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce held a meet and greet for Valley City Commission Candidate Ross Powell on May 16th. During the event, Powell talked about the importance of listening to the concerns of Valley City residents. He also talked about his vision for the city if he’s...
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CHI St. Alexius Carrington Named Top 20 Critical Access Hospital

CARRINGTON, N.D. ( – CHI St. Alexius Health, Carrington has been named to the Top 20 Critical Access Hospital List for overall performance in the country. “This is the third time since 2014 that CHI St. Alexius Health has been recognized with the Top 20 distinction,” says Nicole Threadgold, Foundation Director and Marketing Coordinator....
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Jamestown Tourism Prepares for 2017 Summer

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Jamestown Tourism has its work cut out for them this summer. Executive Director Searle Swedlund and company will have many different things they can promote in the community that will be new for residents and tourists alike. Swedlund reports that several area magazines have already highlighted the community and some...
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Ypsilanti Farmer Receives Farm Rescue Assistance for the Second Time

YPSILANTI, N.D. ( – A Ypsilanti farmer is getting planting assistance from Farm Rescue for the second time. Farm Rescue will be assisting Gary Marks of Ypsilanti after he was involved in a car accident where someone ran a red light and hit him. Marks has been farming his 2,800 acres in the Ypsilanti...
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County Postpones Sending Letter to PSC Regarding CenturyLink

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Stutsman County Commission moved to postpone sending a letter to the Public Service Commission regarding the April 21st CenturyLink cable cut. During the May 16th meeting, a drafted letter to the PSC was discussed. Stutsman County Emergency Manager Jerry Bergquist shared some information on the letter. In the letter,...
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University of Jamestown Grad Receives Excellence Award

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( - Erika Jossart, a graduate from the University of Jamestown Physical Therapy Program in Fargo, has received the Jeff Wold Award for Clinical Excellence. Tara Haj, DPT, Assistant Director of Clinical Education at UJ commented: “Throughout her time in the physical therapy program, Erika has demonstrated an ability to connect with patients...
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