Online Application for STEM student loan forgiveness opens May 1
Posted by KSJB News on 4/28/2017 11:28:00 AM.


BISMARCK, N.D. -(Billie Jo Lorius)– College graduates employed in STEM-related occupations in North Dakota may be eligible for student loan forgiveness through the STEM Occupations Student Loan Program administered by the North Dakota University System and the Bank of North Dakota.

Intimate Partner Violence Summit will Include Teleconference Sites Across ND
Posted by KSJB News on 4/28/2017 6:38:00 AM.


Bismarck, ND-(Chelsey Kralicek) ― Catholic Health Initiatives’ (CHI) North Dakota Violence Prevention Program is hosting its second annual summit and training, Spotlight on Intimate Partner Violence on May 17-18, 2017 from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm daily; registration opens at 8:30 am. This free event will be held at CHI St. Alexius Health Bismarck Medical Center, Boniface Auditorium located at 900 East Broadway Avenue.

Coalition Assembles Nearly 300 Kits for the Homeless
Posted by KSJB News on 4/27/2017 9:38:00 AM.


JAMESTOWN – (Cassie DuBray) - The South Central Homeless Coalition representing North Dakota’s Region VI, partnered with Jamestown Ministerial Association, Triumph Inc, and Edgewood Senior Living to assemble “Blessing Bags” of donated essential care items for people experiencing homelessness and or other hardships.

Emergency Sirens in Streeter and Jamestown Malfunction
Posted by KSJB News on 4/26/2017 5:00:00 PM.


JAMESTOWN – Stutsman County Emergency Manager Jerry Bergquist reports that Stutsman County participated in the simulated statewide tornado exercise Wednesday morning, April 26 as part of Severe Summer Weather Awareness Week.  The exercise began at 11:18 a.m. with a test tornado warning initiated by the National Weather Service. 

State Increasing Fees to Pay for Better Communications System
Posted by KSJB News on 4/26/2017 10:52:00 AM.


BISMARCK, N.D. -(Mike Nowatzki) – Gov. Doug Burgum has signed House Bill 1178 authorizing the creation of a statewide interoperable radio network to improve communications capabilities for law enforcement, ambulance services and other first responders.

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