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“Heartbeat Bill” Struck Down By Federal Judge

BISMARCK, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – A federal judge in North Dakota has struck down a state law that could ban abortions as early as six weeks into a woman’s pregnancy. The “heartbeat bill” is considered one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country. It would prohibit an abortion after a fetal heartbeat is...
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Commissioner Magnuson Receives Leadership Achievement Recognition

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) Valley City commissioner Duane Magnuson was recognized by the North Dakota League of Cities and the Municipal Government Academy as they celebrated the leadership achievements of commissioner Magnuson. Fellow city commissioner Mary Lee Nielson presented the recognition to Magnuson during a city commission meeting on April 15.
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Tuesday Night Fire At Highland Homes Cemetery

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The Jamestown Rural Fire Department was called to the Highland Homes Cemetery at about 10:30 PM for a reported prairie fire. Rural Fire Chief Rick Woehl described the scene when fire crews showed arrived. The Rural Fire Department sent out five trucks and 10 crew members to handle the fire....
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Water Rates To Increase For Valley City Residents

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) Valley City residents will see an increase in their water rates starting this May. City Administrator David Schelkoph says the new water treatment plant uses more electricity treating Devils Lake water coming down the Sheyenne River in the summer and fall. Schelkoph says most Valley City residents will see a...
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