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'Making my dreams come true': Minnesota farmer harvests her first crop at 27

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Mikkel Pates talked to a young woman who just finished harvesting her first crop, with a little help from a beginning farmer loan, and a lot of support from family. ...

North Dakota schools see boost in federal funding for school safety, behavioral health

Bismarck Police officer Preston McKay, a school resource officer, stands in the hallway as the class final bell rings in May. Increased federal funding is allowing North Dakota schools to add more school resource officers and behavioral health professionals. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
BISMARCK — North Dakota schools are leveraging an influx of federal dollars to improve school safety and address behavioral health concerns. This year, North Dakota school districts received about $3.7 ...

ND Highway Patrol seizes 30 pounds of marijuana near Bismarck

The North Dakota Highway Patrol seized 30 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop on Wednesday, Nov. 14, near Bismarck. Courtesy of the North Dakota Highway Patrol
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Highway Patrol seized 30 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop on Wednesday, Nov. 14, near Bismarck. Highway Patrol said in a news release it ...

Camp Fire death toll continues to rise, while missing persons surpass 1,000

Search-and-rescue team volunteer Harry Halterman, of the Kern County unit, crawls out of a shed on Thursday in Paradise, California. Washington Post photo by Ricky Carioti
PARADISE, Calif. - Amid a throat-piercing haze, disabled retiree Michael French walked with effort across a parking lot to submit a DNA sample to California authorities that he hopes will ...

Bursack: Don't let holidays make life changes more difficult

Carol Bradley Bursack
Dear Carol: Nine months ago, my 63-year-old husband was happy and active and we were both looking forward to his retirement. Then he had a massive stroke, and our lives ...

Fielding Questions: Palm problem diagnosed, best watermelon variety and more

A reader asks why this 8-year-old ponytail palm, named Dr. Seuss, has started drooping downward, even after being repotted. Submitted photo
Q: Our 8-year-old ponytail palm, named Dr. Seuss, has always been quite buoyant. Over the last several months, the leaves have lost many curls and droop downward instead of standing ...

Salonen: 40 Days for Life end brings stark conclusions

Roxane B. Salonen
FARGO -- The 2018 fall 40 Days for Life campaign to end the injustice of abortion in our country recently concluded. Each year of this ecumenical commitment, something valuable arises.

Motel now the Norway Inn

Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and Young Professionals of Jamestown held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Norway Inn LLC, 1610 Business Loop East, Jamestown, to celebrate the rebranding of the business and new ownership.
Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and Young Professionals of Jamestown held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Norway Inn LLC, 1610 Business Loop East, Jamestown, to celebrate the rebranding of the ...

Growing Together: 13 tips for never killing another houseplant

Don Kinzler
FARGO — People with houseplants fall into three personality types. First are those who coax any indoor plant into junglelike vigor and turn even sickly rescue plants into room-sized wonders. ...

Community calendar of events for Nov. 17, 2018

The Calendar publishes public events, meetings and fundraisers in The Jamestown Sun free. To submit an activity, email it to ksteiner@jamestownsun.com — with “Calendar” in the subject line or fax ...

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