31st Annual University of Jamestown Dine & Bid A Large Success

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The University of Jamestown’s annual Dine & Bid was held on April 22nd, 2017. The event is held every year to raise funds for student scholarships. Alumni and community partners team up with the University for an evening filled with dining, auctions and entertainment. Polly Peterson, Vice President of the...
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Free Shred Event Being Held at First Community Credit Union

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( - First Community Credit Union (FCCU) will be hosting a free shred event alongside MinnKota Recycling on Saturday, April 29th from 9:00am to 1:00pm. This event is open to the public and will be held at their main branch in Jamestown, located at 111 9th St SW. MinnKota will have a truck...
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Valley City Police Officer Injured in Crash

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( A crash between a Valley City Police squad car and an Open Door Center van injured a police officer on April 21st around 4:26pm. Valley City Police Chief Phil Hatcher said the van and the squad car collided in the middle of Main Street near the intersection of 2nd Avenue...
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Update: Fiber Optic Line cut Between Fargo & Valley City Repaired

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – Land lines were down for many customers after someone cut a fiber optic line between Fargo and Valley City just before 1pm on April 21st. A spokesperson for Century Link said crews restored service about 3:4opm on Friday, April 21st according to a Barnes County Dispatcher.
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Kiwanis Pancake Day May 1st; Serving Pancakes to Serve the World

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The goal of the Kiwanis Club is to serve the children of the community and the world. And the Jamestown Kiwanis Club is serving up pancakes for that purpose. A release from the club states that the annual Jamestown Kiwanis Pancake Day is set for 11 AM on May 1st....
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Suite E Salon Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – The Strauss Mall in Valley City has another new tenant. Suite E Salon has three cosmetologist: Darla Harstad, Jamie Pederson and Helen Legler. The three moved from their longtime location on east Main Street in Valley City and into the renovated Strauss Mall in Valley City earlier this year....
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Jamestown Police Warn of New Registered Sex Offender

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( -¬†The Jamestown Police Department is warning residents of a new convicted sex offender residing within the city of Jamestown. Geoffrey Owen Lynch, 42, resides at 517 4th Street NW. He is 5’08″, weighs 205 pounds with green eyes and brown hair. Lynch was charged with Gross Sexual Imposition in 2001 when...
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Barnes County Calls For Service Reports

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – Here are the daily calls for service for Valley City Police Department, Barnes County Sheriff Office, Barnes County Ambulance and Valley City Fire & Rescue personnel. The following attachments are calls for service received by Barnes County Dispatchers in the Public Service Answering Point Center. Click on Calls For...
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