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Fargo VA Plans Veterans Town Hall March 9th in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Fargo VA Health Care System and Veterans Benefits Administration will be holding a Veterans Town Hall and Claims Clinic on March 9th in Jamestown. The Town Hall will be held at the Stutsman County Law Enforcement  Center Conference Room 1 from 5:30 to 6:30 PM. It will be open...
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Warmer Weather Making Ice House Retrieval Slightly Treacherous

BISMARCK, N.D. ( – Residents aren’t required to remove their ice houses from state waters until March 15th, but Game & Fish says you might want to check on them now. Game & Fish Biologist Doug Leier reminded residents that March 15th is the cutoff for permanent ice houses to be off of the...
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L to R  Sheyenne GWilliams, Macy Schlaht and Maddie Kamstra will be representing the state of North Dakota as Fuel Up to Play 60 Touchdown Team representatives. Photos by Tim Ost.

Three Fuel Up to Play 60 Students Recognized By Midwest Dairy Association

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( Members of the District 5 Midwest Dairy Association held their meeting at Ag Country Services in Valley City February 16th. Char Heer, District Program Director explained to the group what the Dairy industry is doing to promote the nutritional value of their product.  There were some special guests at the...
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Three Barnes County Schools Visit Sheyenne Valley Area Career & Tech Center

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( A historic moment in Valley City as the Maple Valley, Barnes County North and Valley City School Districts boards met under one roof. The Sheyenne Valley Area Career and Technology Center invited all three schools district’s to a social, a tour of the facility and to hold their board meetings...
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Cass County Electric Warns Customers About Phone Scam

FARGO, N.D. ( Cass County Electric Cooperative is warning its customers about a phone scam. Someone has been calling businesses served by the co-op and telling them that their service will be disconnected unless immediate payment is made. The scammer asks for a prepaid credit or debit card.  Cass County electric says it never...
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Doug Burgum

Burgum Asked to Leave Senate Chambers for Wearing Jeans

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum’s preference for wearing jeans got him removed from the state Senate’s floor. Burgum, a Republican software entrepreneur elected in November, was posing for a photo with some high school students on the Senate floor Wednesday when he was asked to leave. Spokesman Mike Nowatzki says...
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Photo courtesy of the Jamestown Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Jason Braun DDS Receives February Business of the Month Award

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Members of the Young Professionals of Jamestown recently presented the Business of the Month Award to Dr. Jason Braun, DDS., and his staff Tuesday. Dr. Braun was joined by his staff members, and several of the Young Professionals of Jamestown (a chamber committee), as well as two Jamestown Area Chamber...
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Visitor Restrictions Lifted at CHI St. Alexius Health Carrington

CARRINGTON, N.D. ( – CHI St. Alexius Health in Carrington has announced the lift on visitor restrictions. The restrictions were previously put in place due to an influenza increase. Marketing Coordinator Nicole Threadgold announced Thursday her thanks to the community and area residents for refraining from visits to the hospital. “The general public is...
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