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September 16, 2016
$5 bln pledged for ocean conservation at U.S. meeting -State Dept.
WASHINGTON - More than 20 countries participating in a high-level oceans conference in Washington have pledged more than $5 billion for ocean conservation efforts, U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby told a briefing on Friday. The countries on Thursday joined together to...
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September 16, 2016 - 4:37pm
September 14, 2016
Letter to the editor: Stop logs shouldn’t be removed from coulee
What’s happening with Devils Lake water? In August, the U.S. Geological Service indicated that the elevation of Devils Lake was about 1,450.1 feet mean sea level, which is down about 4 feet from its all-time modern high of 1,454.4 feet mean seal level four years ago. Two forces...
September 14, 2016 - 6:46am
September 13, 2016
Area groups get water grants
The Barnes Rural Water District, city of Oakes and Southeast Water Users District received loans and/or grant funding for water infrastructure projects in North Dakota, Ryan Taylor, U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development state director, announced Monday. Barnes Rural Water...
September 13, 2016 - 6:52am
September 7, 2016
Releases at Jamestown Dam increase
Above average precipitation this summer will prolong releases from Pipestem Dam and increase releases from Jamestown Dam, according to Bob Martin, dam manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Releases from Jamestown Dam increased from 13 cubic feet per second to 50 cfs on Tuesday,...
September 7, 2016 - 6:42am
September 6, 2016
Letter to the editor: Battle is much bigger than Dakota Access
Take care with your words; one day you may have to eat them. I overhear many conversations centered on the unparalleled gathering occurring at Cannon Ball, N.D. Sadly, they reflect an ignorance I’ve come to expect from North Dakotans. This battle is much bigger than Dakota Access....
September 6, 2016 - 6:55am
September 1, 2016
Blue-green algae found in Lake Ashtabula
A blue-green algae advisory has been issued for Lake Ashtabula, which is located in Barnes County north of Valley City. The North Dakota Department of Health and the state Department of Agriculture’s Animal Health Division issued the advisory on Wednesday. An advisory means that...
September 1, 2016 - 6:41am
Water Resource Board owns five dams
The Stutsman County Water Resource Board learned Wednesday that it owns at least five dams on streams around the county. Ronald Koth, senior fisheries biologist for Barr Engineering of Bismarck, said all dams built within a water district are the property of the Water Resource Board...
September 1, 2016 - 6:37am
August 30, 2016
Edgeley declares emergency Water tank needs replacing after holes found in roof
The Edgeley City Council declared a public safety emergency Monday morning after learning the roof of a water storage tank is failing, according to Joe Neis, city auditor. Neis said water is temporarily being piped directly to the water tower and bypassing the water tank and there...
August 30, 2016 - 6:42am
August 5, 2016
Blue-green algae found at Lake Tschida
The North Dakota Department of Health is warning people to avoid an algae bloom on Lake Tschida, also known as Heart Butte Dam. The lake is located Grant County south of Glen Ullin. Signs have been posted around the lake advising swimmers, anglers and other lake users to avoid areas...
August 5, 2016 - 11:23am
August 4, 2016
Jamestown water makes the grade
The Jamestown Water Department received a certificate of compliance for meeting all requirements and having no violations, according to the North...
August 4, 2016 - 6:49am
July 28, 2016
Water Resource Board to review storm water runoff compliance of project
The Stutsman County Water Resource Board on Wednesday decided 4-0 to table a complaint about an alleged unauthorized construction of a dam in a subdivision just southwest of Jamestown. The delay is for the board to review pre- and post-development reports of Country Side Estates Addition...
July 28, 2016 - 6:45am
July 27, 2016
Requests for water
Rural water associations may see less available grant funds from the North Dakota Water Commission in the upcoming biennium, according to Harley Swenson, a member of the water commission. "This year (the current North Dakota budget year) we had a lot of money," he said. "Next year...
July 27, 2016 - 8:36am
July 25, 2016
QUALITY CONTROL: Condition of the water in Jamestown Reservoir is OK, but plenty of room for improvement
The water quality of the Jamestown Reservoir is important not just for its recreation uses, but for the health of the fish and animals that rely...
July 25, 2016 - 8:04am
July 20, 2016
Letter to the editor: James River is a terrible sight
The James River outside my patio door is green moss along with dead trees, cans, paper and any other garbage. It’s a terrible sight. Why can’t something be done to clean this mess up? We are sick of sitting on our patio looking across at Klaus Park with this mess in the river....
July 20, 2016 - 5:00am
July 19, 2016
Releases start at Pipestem Dam
Releases of 100 cubic feet per second started Monday at Pipestem Dam, according to Bob Martin, manager of the dam for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Martin said the lake level increased about 6 inches over the weekend due to heavy rains. It was already about 6 feet above the conservation...
July 19, 2016 - 7:46am