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Beavers blank Jimmies
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Letter to the editor: Lorenzes w ill be hard to replace
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Put sales tax back on ballot
John H. Deuitch
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Red and green ring in the holidays
Community prayer to meet today
Jamestown Community Prayer meeting set for Saturday
Christmas Boutique set at St. John's
JPS superintendent honored
Community Calendar for Dec. 10, 2016
NDSH Governing Body to meet
Public meetings scheduled for the week of Dec. 12-16, 2016
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Hannah Jean Klym
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October 7, 2013
Coffee shops use feminine appeal
October 7, 2013 - 6:55am
September 24, 2013
Report: Saudi Arabia worst on women's legal issues
WASHINGTON, Sept 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Saudi Arabia tops the list of countries for laws that limit women's economic potential, while South Asia, the Middle East and North Africa have made the least progress over the last 50 years in improving women's economic opportunities,...
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September 24, 2013 - 8:00pm
Hacker puts porn on local women's empowerment group website
FARGO -- For a few days recently, a website for a local women's empowerment foundation redirected viewers to a pornographic site if they were viewing it on a mobile device. The hacking turned out to be a catalyst for Diva Connection to change its name, said foundation organizer Chris...
September 24, 2013 - 7:55am
April 6, 2013
In first for Mormon conference, woman leads prayer
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- For the first time in the event's 183-year history, a woman led a prayer Saturday at the semiannual gathering of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Jean A.
April 6, 2013 - 11:00pm
January 25, 2013
Sign up for winter BOW
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department's Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program has a few openings available for a one-day winter workshop Jan. 26 at Upper Souris National Wildlife Refuge, Lake Darling, and a three-day workshop Feb. 22, 23 and 24 at Lake Metigoshe State Park, Bottineau. A...
January 25, 2013 - 7:09am
July 28, 2012
Conference for women planned
The first annual Women In Leadership Development conference will be held on Sept. 21 and 22 at the North Dakota Farmers Union State Office in Jamestown. The conference is open to all women. The event is designed to empower women to become more involved in their communities and organizations....
July 28, 2012 - 6:59am
July 19, 2012
Letter to the editor: More women should be serving on N.D. boards
Buried in my paper files is the date the North Dakota Legislature passed the mandated gender-balance bill requiring boards and commissions appointed by the governor to be gender-balanced. It was sometime in the late 1980s, when we still had paper files.
July 19, 2012 - 7:20am
July 16, 2012
Report seeks greater support for ND women
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- An analyst says North Dakota should try harder to recruit women to run for state offices and the Legislature, and to serve on state boards and commissions. Linda Wurtz says North Dakota would get economic and public policy benefits from having women in a more...
July 16, 2012 - 11:03am
Women's group has strong roots in N.D.
FARGO -- North Dakota may be a considered conservative in the ballot boxes, but when it comes to leading the way for equality, the state has consistently moved forward. The League of Women Voters of the Red River Valley remains both a strong advocate and educator on issues of voting...
July 16, 2012 - 7:37am
July 6, 2012
Still accepting registrations for BOW
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is still accepting registrations for Becoming an Outdoors-Woman workshops in 2012. The annual summer workshop is Aug. 10-12 at Lake Metigoshe State Park, Bottineau. Participants may take several programs including archery, canoeing, introduction...
July 6, 2012 - 6:16am
March 31, 2012
ND sees big gain in women-owned businesses
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) -- The number of North Dakota businesses owned by women has grown by more than 48 percent since 1997, according to a recent report. The Grand Forks Herald reports that an American Express analysis of Census Bureau data shows there are now an estimated 18,400...
March 31, 2012 - 9:00pm
February 9, 2012
Sources: Pentagon rules shift on women in combat
LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pentagon rules are catching up a bit with reality after a decade when women in the U.S. military have served, fought and died on the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan. On Thursday, the Pentagon is recommending to Congress...
February 9, 2012 - 11:30am
January 13, 2012
Winter BOW event has openings
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department's Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program has openings for one-day winter workshops Jan. 26-27 at Cross Ranch State Park, Center, and Feb. 24-25 and 26 at Lake Metigoshe State Park, Bottineau. Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are offered at...
January 13, 2012 - 6:26am
December 5, 2011
Women Veterans group helps female veterans
One Jamestown resident is involved with several veterans groups like the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Disabled American Veterans. But despite all those meetings and discussions, Ann Murchie said she usually hesitated to talk about one issue from her military service:...
December 5, 2011 - 6:24am
August 12, 2011
Widows' retreat planned for September
For women who have lost their husbands, sharing stories in a safe, supportive environment can be vital to the grieving process. The Jamestown Area Grief Support Team (JAGST) will offer a retreat for widows Sept. 16-18 at the Maryvale Retreat Center, Valley City, where the women will...
August 12, 2011 - 7:22am