Barnes County Calls For Service March 17, 18 & 19

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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Valley City Approves Contracts For Police Chief & City Administrator

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – The Valley City Commission unanimously approved of a contract for the new Chief of Police Phil Hatcher and also approved of extending the contract for City Administrator David Schelkoph earlier this month. On March 7th, the Valley City Commission approved of both contracts on a 4-0 vote during a...
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Monday Water Outages Announced in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The City of Jamestown has announced water services being cut to certain parts of the city of utility repairs Monday. The City Engineer’s Office reports that water service will be shutoff temporarily in the areas of 10th Street NW and 1st Avenue NW until work can be completed. The City...
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Suspicious Fire Under Investigation In Valley City

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – Investigators say a fire appears to be suspicious in Valley City. Fire fighters and police responded to a fire at 476 5th Ave Northeast Saturday morning around 4:20am on March 18th. Assistant Fire Chief Ron Burchill said flames were visible coming out of the east entrance of the home...
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Dickey, Barnes, Ransom & Traill Counties Property Tax Rating Among The Best

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – SmartAsset, a financial technology company released its annual study on property taxes and Barnes County ranked among the best for residents getting the most ‘Bang for their Buck’ on property taxes. Dickey County received the 2nd highest rating followed by Traill County. Barnes County was rated 8th, Ransom 9th...
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WF Shooting, Illinois Man Arrested for Attempted Murder

West Fargo, N.D. (KFGO) – A 26-year-old Illinois man has been arrested for attempted murder after a shooting in West Fargo. West Fargo Police say just around 12:20 a.m. Sunday, they were dispatched to 639 33rd Ave West for a disturbance involving a female with a gunshot wound. Officers arrived on scene and found the woman...
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March TRAC Construction Progress; Creating 54 FTE Jobs

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – As construction work continues on the Two Rivers Activity Center, more information continues to follow. Facilities Manager Amy Walters reported that construction was moving along smoothly. She pointed out that finishing touches were a majority of the interior work being done, especially in the pool area. Residents can watch live...
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Stutsman County Extension Agronomy Update March 29th

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The NDSU Extension Service of Stutsman County will be presenting several speakers during their agronomy update on Wednesday, March 29th. The event sponsored by the North Dakota Soybean Council will be held at the Stutsman County Extension Office beginning at 9:00 AM. Speakers include Greg Endres, Mike Ostlie, and Michael...
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