Roelfsema Named to Prairie Business Magazine’s ‘40 Under 40’ List

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – Stephanie Roelfsema, director for residence life at Valley City State University, has been named to Prairie Business magazine’s 2018 “40 Under 40” list, which recognizes 40 of the top business professionals under the age of 40 in the Northern Plains. Roelfsema is featured in the December 2018 issue of...
Keep Reading »

ND Suicide Prevention Hotline Providing Vital Service

FARGO, N.D. (Prairie News) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says North Dakota has seen a disturbing spike in its suicide rate over the past two decades. FirstLink maintains the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline in North Dakota and has been on the front lines of helping people in need. The nonprofit group...
Keep Reading »

North Dakota Winter Show Annual Meeting Dec. 10

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – The North Dakota Winter Show annual meeting and dinner will be held on Monday, December 10 at 6pm at the Valley City Eagles Club. The NDWS annual meeting will be held at 7pm followed by the NDWS Foundation meeting. NDWS Manager Kelcey Hoffmann said call the office if you...
Keep Reading »

Shopko in Oakes to Close Its Doors This Winter

OAKES, N.D. ( Almost four years after Shopko opened for the first time in Oakes, it will shut down in February. In total, Shopko will close 39 stores across 14 states. North Dakota has four stores in Oakes, Stanley, Lisbon and Mayville that will be closing. South Dakota also has four stores closing in...
Keep Reading »

Jamestown Kiwanis Ringing Bell for Salvation Army This Weekend

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Organizations are stepping up this month to ring in money for the Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign. Major Tim Nauta with the Jamestown Salvation Army reports that at this time, just over $48,000 has been raised through the campaign. He says there’s a desperate need for volunteers to ring so...
Keep Reading »

North Dakota Winter Show Concert Lineup

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – This years North Dakota Winter Show Concert lineup has been announced. The main act will be Confederate Railroad. The opening band will be Redline based out of Fargo followed by Chancey Williams and the Younger Brothers. The concert is set for Friday, March 8th in the North Dakota Winter...
Keep Reading »

UJ Students To Participate in Statewide “Hour of Code” Event

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (UJ) – University of Jamestown students who are majoring in Education will participate in the first-ever North Dakota statewide “Hour of Code” event on Dec. 7, 2018. Students will participate in the event from 2-3 p.m. in the University’s SmartLab. “Our pre-service teachers will be participating with many K-12 students not only...
Keep Reading »

Behavioral Health, New State Hospital A Highlight in Governor’s New Budget

BISMARCK, N.D. (PrairiePublic) – A Fargo state senator who chaired an interim Legislative committee looking at behavioral health issues says she’s “thrilled” with the behavioral health initiatives outlined in Governor Burgum’s executive budget request. Democratic Senator Kathy Hogan says Burgum outlined $19.1 million in behavioral health initiatives. Hogan says the recommendation closely followed the...
Keep Reading »

National News

National Sports