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October 22, 2017
Name released in Cavalier County crash fatality
The North Dakota Highway Patrol has released the name of the passenger who was killed late Friday in a Cavalier County crash around 5 miles west of Walhalla, N.D.Matthew Webster, 33, Walhalla, died as a result of the 11:45 p.m. crash at the intersection of 121st Avenue and 105th Street...
October 22, 2017 - 9:58am
October 21, 2017
Crystal Springs rest areas closed
The North Dakota Department of Transportation said Saturday that the Crystal Springs Rest area on eastbound Interstate 94 is temporarily closed due to maintenance issues. The rest area, approximately 9 miles west of Medina, will remained closed until further notice, NDDoT said.
October 21, 2017 - 10:46am
DUI charge in Cavalier County crash fatality
The driver in a late Friday Cavalier County crash that killed a passenger was cited with DUI, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.The crash occurred at 11:45 p.m. when Heinrich Penner Fehr, 31, Walhalla, was driving a 2002 Chevrolet K1500 pickup east on 105th Street Northeast,...
October 21, 2017 - 10:30am
October 19, 2017
Tree removal company banned from doing business in ND
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has issued a cease and desist order banning Chris Gustafson of Becker, Minn., doing business as Nature’s Way Tree and Landscape, from engaging in contracting in North Dakota. The Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division initiated an investigation...
October 19, 2017 - 9:54am
Pride of Dakota Harvest Showcase: Jamestown to host its first Pride of Dakota showcase this weekend
Jamestown will host the Pride of Dakota Jamestown Harvest Showcase this week at the Jamestown Civic Center, the first time the North Dakota Department of Agriculture has brought the showcase to this area. The two-day event will include about 100 booths with vendors offering a variety...
October 19, 2017 - 7:07am
October 18, 2017
THINKING ABOUT HEALTH: Nibbling away at the Affordable Care Act
As annual enrollment for Obamacare insurance approaches on November 1, the law itself and the people who have come to depend on it for health coverage are both facing an uncertain future. President Trump’s recent executive actions affect the complicated insurance mechanics of...
October 18, 2017 - 1:12pm
October 16, 2017
UJ named ‘Best in Midwest’
The University of Jamestown was once again named a “Best in the Midwest” college by the Princeton Review. 2018 marks 15 consecutive years that the university has received this ranking.“We welcome this long-standing recognition from the Princeton Review,” said Dr. Robert Badal,...
October 16, 2017 - 11:29am
October 14, 2017
Three injured in three-vehicle crash south of Dickinson
Three people were injured in a three-vehicle crash at 2:30 p.m. Friday about 3 miles south of Dickinson, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.
October 14, 2017 - 3:31pm
Efficiency goals discussed: State Hospital Governing Body to work with efficiency expert
Health efficiency goals are about improving quality of care, according to Thomas Eide, director of field services for the North Dakota Department of Human Services, who attended Friday’s North Dakota State Hospital Governing Body meeting.
October 14, 2017 - 7:59am
RECALL ELECTION: Subject of Courtenay election has questions about notice
Courtenay City Council member John Bailey, subject of a recall election Monday in Courtenay, said he was targeted because he raised questions about policy and procedures related to the small city’s sewer system. Shane Moran, a Courtenay resident, is chairman of the recall sponsoring...
October 14, 2017 - 7:43am
October 12, 2017
Oriska rest area now open
The Oriska Rest Area on Interstate 94 is now open, the North Dakota Department of Transportation announced Thursday.The rest area is just east of Valley City and serves westbound and eastbound traffic. It was closed earlier this summer for a construction project, the NDDOT said. For...
October 12, 2017 - 3:59pm
October 5, 2017
Man killed in Williston crash identified
The North Dakota Highway Patrol on Thursday released the name of a Williston, N.D., man who died Wednesday in a two-car crash in Williams County.Robert Barkie, 87, died from injuries following a crash at 12:45 p.m. about 3 miles north of Williston, the patrol said. Barkie was driving...
October 5, 2017 - 9:24pm
October 3, 2017
Grant applications sought for outdoor recreation projects
The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department is seeking applications for the Land and Water Conservation Fund for 2018 project. The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department received about $845,281 in federal grants fund that are available for outdoor recreation projects through...
October 3, 2017 - 1:33pm
October 2, 2017
Two contractors banned for fraud
Two contractors who did business in Mercer, Burleigh and Morton counties have been banned for fraud, according to the North Dakota Office of Attorney General.Jeremy Meyer, Fargo, doing business as JM Construction & Design, and Cody Fleckenstein, New Salem, N.D., doing business...
October 2, 2017 - 10:34am
September 28, 2017
Binford man to receive Rural Development funds
Arne Berge will receive a $20,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development program to help pay for a new grain drying system.The total project cost is $107,796 with Berge covering most of the cost, according to information provided by U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer’s...
September 28, 2017 - 3:25pm