North Dakota Commission Approves Wind Farm Project

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Public Service Commission has approved a wind farm project that would bring up to 123 turbines to the southern part of the state. NextEra Energy Resources plans to build the Emmons-Logan Wind Energy Center on about 28,000 acres northeast of Linton. The wind farm will have a...
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UJ Choir Touring North Dakota; Minnesota

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Stops through North Dakota and Minnesota are scheduled as part of the University of Jamestown Concert Choir’s tour during spring break. The UJ Concert Choir, consisting of students of a variety of academic fields, will be touring across the two states March 3rd through 10th. Stops in North Dakota include...
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Dani Paul of Sabir’s Receives February Customer Service Award

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Members of the Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Committee and the Young Professionals of Jamestown presented the Customer Service Award for February to Dani Paul of Sabir’s Buffalo Grill for her outstanding customer service. The chamber honors individuals who demonstrate a consistent commitment to delivering products or services that...
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Jamestown PD Investigating Seized Fentanyl Pills

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Jamestown Police Department announced Friday that they are investigating small blue pills that contain Fentanyl. According to a press release, the blue pills were seized by law enforcement and tested positive for synthetic opioids. The drug Fentanyl is 80 to 100 times stronger than morphine and can be addictive...
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Valley City Police Respond to More Reports of Unattended Deaths

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – Authorities released the name of the man found dead on Tuesday in Valley City as 59 year-old Martin Rohwedder. He was found unresponsive at a residence in Valley City. Police Chief Phil Hatcher said the man’s body was transported to the State Medical Examiner for an autopsy to determine...
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BNSF Train Strikes a Vehicle on a Rail Crossing; No Injuries Reported

PAGE, N.D. ( – Three people escaped serious injury after the car they were in got stuck on a railroad crossing on Highway 38 south of Page, ND shortly after 3am on Friday, February 8th. The following is a news release issued to the media by the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Captain Bryan Niewind...
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Black History Exhibit & Presentation Feb. 13 at Valley City State

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – “A Tribute to the African-American Journey”—a traveling exhibit from the True Black History Museum in Troy, Michigan will be hosted in the Student Center lounge on the Valley City State University campus from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13. That afternoon, museum founder Fred Saffold III...
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Alexander Lail Receives 12-Year Sentence in Murder-For-Hire Plot

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (AP) — A man accused of trying to hire someone to kill his wife and one of his employees has been sentenced 12 years in prison by a Southeast District Court judge. Alexander Lail was earlier found guilty of two counts of attempted murder. Prosecutors say the 50-year-old New Rockford man...
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