ND Ag Department Reminding Applicators About Dicamba Rules

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – North Dakota’s Agriculture Department is maintaining a cutoff date for applications of the herbicide dicamba on soybeans that it put in place last year. Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring also is advising applicators to be aware of updated federal rules. The weed killer has been blamed by farmers nationwide in recent...
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Team Fire Wins 4th Annual Battle of the Badges; Over 200 Volunteer Donations

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Jamestown Fire Department prevailed over the Jamestown Police Department in the 4th Annual Battle of the Badges Blood Drive. The 3-day drive encouraged volunteers to donate blood and vote for their team, either Team Fire or Team Law. Vitalant Representative Weldon Roberts says the need for blood donations is...
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Martineck & Magnuson Sworn in to their new Offices in Valley City

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – Long time fire fighter Scott Magnuson is the new Fire Chief for Valley City and the Rural Fire District. Valley City Mayor Dave Carlsrud administered the oath of office to Magnuson on January 3 just before a regular city commission meeting. Gary Retterath retired at the end of 2018...
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Thursday Crash Near Medina Injures Oklahoma Woman

MEDINA, N.D. ( – An Oklahoma woman was injured after a one vehicle rollover near Medina early Thursday morning. The North Dakota Highway Patrol reports that at around 1:41 AM, 49 year-old Jady Folmer was traveling on I-94 west of Jamestown when she encountered frost on the roadway. Folmer lost control and attempted to...
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Barnes County Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign Breaks $72K

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – The Barnes County Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign hit another milestone by raising more than $72,000 over a 30 day period. Spokesman Lee Isensee said he was shocked once again with the generosity of so many people in this area. He and Tim Kadermas thanked Leevers north and south...
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Sheyenne Valley Community Foundation Grant Opportunities

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – The Sheyenne Valley Community Foundation is happy to announce the opening of our 2019 Community Grant Round which provides grants to local nonprofits. Applications are being accepted until February 28th for projects within Barnes, Ransom and Griggs Counties. The Sheyenne Valley Community Foundation will consider grant applications covering a...
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Barnes County Sex Offender Notification

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – The Barnes County Sheriff’s Office is notifying the public that a registered sex offender is working at 5052 113th Ave SE, Kathryn, ND. Anthony Arnold Schlecht is listed as Moderate Risk; which was assigned by the ND Risk Level Committee of the ND Attorney General’s Office. He is required...
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Kevin Cramer Sworn in as U.S. Senator From North Dakota

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Cramer Office) – Kevin Cramer was sworn in by Vice President Mike Pence as a U.S. Senator from North Dakota for the 116th Congress on January 3. He was officially sworn in on the Senate floor before participating in a ceremonial reenactment with his family in the Old Senate Chamber later in...
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