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July 18, 2016
Construction on James River and Maple River bridges underway
Construction has started on the James River and Maple River bridges along N.D. Highway 11 between Oakes and Ellendale. The North Dakota Department of Transportation said the work will consist of replacing the structure on the Maple River Bridge and the decking on the James River Bridge....
July 18, 2016 - 11:20am
July 15, 2016
Oakes drivers license office temporarily closed
The Oakes drivers license office, located in the National Guard Armory at 124 S. 5th St. in Oakes, is temporarily closed due to construction taking place in the building. The office will be closed until further notice.Customers needing drivers license services can travel to any of...
July 15, 2016 - 10:15am
July 3, 2016
Oakes man dies after fall from ATV
A 43-year-old Oakes, N.D., man died Saturday evening from injuries sustained Friday when he fell from an ATV, the North Dakota Highway Patrol reported. The patrol said Trever R. Kelstrom was northbound on 15th Street in Oakes approaching the Main Avenue intersection when he fell from...
July 3, 2016 - 12:38am
May 19, 2016
Florida man killed in rollover near Ludden, N.D.
A 60-year-old Rockledge, Fla., man was killed early Thursday when the vehicle he was driving rolled one mile east of Ludden, N.D., according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The patrol said the man was driving a 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier east on N.D. Highway 11, one mile east of...
May 19, 2016 - 9:20am
N.D. Highway 1 to be temporarily closed
N.D. Highway 1 will be temporarily closed beginning Monday at the south railroad crossing in Oakes as the railroad works to replace the crossing. A signed detour will be in place during the closure. Highway 1 is expected to be open May 27, weather permitting. During construction,...
May 19, 2016 - 7:37am
March 4, 2016
Guard units removed from four towns
BISMARCK—Four communities around North Dakota are coming to grips with bad news from the North Dakota National Guard. Guard units in Mott, Rugby, Bottineau and Grafton will be dissolved, and it fell to recently appointed Adj. Gen. Alan Dohrmann to tell community leaders this...
March 4, 2016 - 6:40am
March 11, 2015
Oakes edges Lions in Region 3 semis
Oakes struggled to stop Linton-Hazelton-Moffit-Braddock senior Jonathon Purintun from scoring in the lane on Tuesday. But on the other end of the floor, the penetration was even greater. Thanks to points in the paint, the Tornadoes advanced to the Region 3 championship game...
March 11, 2015 - 8:56am
Oakes edges Lions in Region 3 semis
Oakes advances to Region title game.
March 11, 2015 - 7:03am
February 28, 2015
Late trey caps run in Oakes' win over E-K-M
E-K-M falls to Oakes in District 5 tournament action.
February 28, 2015 - 7:33am
February 20, 2015
Carrington, Oakes advance at state 'B' duals
FARGO -- The Oakes Tornadoes did it for the "Godfather" in the first round of the Class B dual tournament Thursday. "The kids were digging...
February 20, 2015 - 8:50am
February 9, 2015
CLASS B WRESTLING: Carrington, Napoleon win region dual titles
Class B wrestling roundup.
February 9, 2015 - 7:15am
November 4, 2014
Oakes, Carrington lead all-region team
Oakes and Carrington topped the list of Class A football’s All-Region 1 team released on Monday. The Tornadoes’ Bryce Meehl, Erik Loepp, Cole Kelly, Jed Bopp, Michael Kelly and Ethan Zetocha were all named to the all-region team. Cardinals named to the list were Seth Abaurrea,...
November 4, 2014 - 8:01am
November 3, 2014
PR-F-L tops Oakes
By Jamestown Sun Staff Second-ranked Oakes saw its magical season come to an end on its home field, as it turned the ball over three times in the first quarter and couldn’t recover en route to a 34-27 loss in the Class A playoffs. PR-F-L, which travels to Larimore for a state...
November 3, 2014 - 7:56am
June 20, 2014
Local legend; N.D. golf icon, Oakes native to be inducted
Mike Podolak’s “wild ride” has taken him all over the country. The North Dakota amateur golf legend was once a teammate of Payne Stewart’s,...
June 20, 2014 - 10:25am
April 24, 2014
Oakes school locked down, man arrested
Oakes Public School was locked down for more than an hour Wednesday after a person who is considered a “security risk” walked within one block of the school, according to Oakes Police Chief Mark Roberts Roberts said Dale Smith Jr., 38, Oakes, was seen near the school Wednesday...
April 24, 2014 - 7:23am