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March 11, 2016
Spiritwood post office to replace flagpole after complaint
A new flagpole has been put on work order for the Spiritwood post office following a complaint Tuesday. George Quigley, Spiritwood, said that...
March 11, 2016 - 10:08am
February 2, 2015
Fire destroys a Spiritwood-area home Saturday evening
Saturday fire destroys a Spiritwood area home.
February 2, 2015 - 7:10am
November 4, 2014
Going commercial; Coal-fired generating plant now fully operational and online
SPIRITWOOD, N.D. — Great River Energy’s Spiritwood Station reached a milestone Saturday when it began commercial production of electricity,...
November 4, 2014 - 7:43am
May 28, 2014
Weather pattern washes out roads
Some township roads near Spiritwood remain impassable after record-setting rain fell on Jamestown and surrounding communities over the Memorial Day weekend. Stutsman County Roads Superintendent Mickey Nenow said roads in Bloom and Rose townships were washed out after the weekend...
May 28, 2014 - 7:05am
December 17, 2013
Township caps building fee
SPIRITWOOD, N.D. — Spiritwood Township set a $250,000 cap for building permits at a special meeting Monday. The move may have implications for property taxpayers in all of Stutsman County. The cap will have the most immediate effect on the planned CHS nitrogen fertilizer plant....
December 17, 2013 - 8:17am
June 6, 2013
Construction starts on Old Highway 10 east of Spiritwood
Construction has begun on a half-mile segment of Old Highway 10, County Road 40, from the city of Spiritwood east to the junction with County Road 62, according to a release from Interstate Engineering in Jamestown. The roadway has been closed to traffic, and a detour has been provided. The...
June 6, 2013 - 2:44pm
September 13, 2012
Cenex Harvest States Spiritwood Nitrogen Project
Where: Spiritwood, N.D., at the Spiritwood Energy Park Association industrial park about 10 miles east of Jamestown What: Plant would supply fertilizer to farm supply retailers and farmers in the Dakotas and parts of Minnesota, Montana and Canada Total Cost: $1.2 billion Completion...
September 13, 2012 - 6:32am
EPA approves standards for plant
The headline "EPA Oks AgEnergy plant" could be misinterpreted. The Environmental Protection Agency approved the Renewable Fuel Standards for the Dakota Spirit AgEnergy plant in Spiritwood, N.D., however the plant can't officially OK'd by the EPA until the 30-day public comment period...
September 13, 2012 - 6:30am
Company plans $1.2 billion project to make fertilizer at Spiritwood site
Plans for a $1.2 billion fertilizer manufacturing plant at the Spiritwood Energy Park Association industrial park in Spiritwood, N.D., were announced...
September 13, 2012 - 6:19am
October 17, 2011
3-year-old boy hit by pickup, killed on ND farm
SPIRITWOOD, N.D. (AP) -- A 3-year-old boy was hit by a pickup truck and killed on a farm near the Barnes County-Stutsman County line in southeast North Dakota. Barnes County Sheriff Randy McClaflin tells KOVC radio that the accident happened about 7 p.m. Sunday in the Spiritwood...
October 17, 2011 - 10:59am
June 3, 2011
Workers close to finish at Spiritwood Station
Construction is wrapping up on the coal-fired power plant at the Spiritwood Industrial Park. The process follows plans for Spiritwood Station's commissioning and startup beginning in August. The Great River Energy plant will produce 76 megawatts of electricity with an additional...
June 3, 2011 - 6:57am
May 2, 2011
Names released in case of body found near Spiritwood, N.D.
The Stutsman County Sheriff's Office has released the names of the alleged murder victim whose body was found Saturday near Spiritwood, N.D.,...
May 2, 2011 - 6:31pm
May 1, 2011
Update: Two arrested after body found Saturday near Spiritwood, N.D.
A male and a female are in custody after the body of a young male was found near Spiritwood, N.D., according to Chad Kaiser, Stutsman County sheriff. He said the young male appears to be the victim of a homicide. Kaiser said the sheriff's department received a call at 12:30 p.m....
May 1, 2011 - 9:50pm
February 11, 2011
BCN bond issue to return: Voters in the school district will again decide whether to build a new school in Leal area
Voters in the Barnes County North Public School District will go to the polls for the second time in seven months to decide a school bond issue. An election has been scheduled for April 19 on a $14.5 million bond issue to build a centralized school. The same issue failed on Sept....
February 11, 2011 - 7:11am
April 16, 2010
Fire reported north of Spiritwood
By Sun Staff The Jamestown Rural Fire Department is responding to a baler fire near Spiritwood, according to initial scanner reports. The fire was reported around 4:40 p.m. Friday, about seven miles north of Spiritwood. More information was not immediately available.
April 16, 2010 - 4:45pm