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Jamestown Storm Drain Update
January 31

JAMESTOWN - The Jamestown City Engineer's Office announced that storm drain cleaning work will continue Monday, February 2, through Friday, February 6. Work will start at 4th Ave SE between the viadu...(more)

UPDATE: Semi Rollover at Jamestown Kills Cattle
January 30

JAMESTOWN - A semitrailer accident on Interstate 94 near the Jamestown Regional Medical Center killed 23 head of cattle Friday mornin...(more)

Report: College Student was Informant Before Death
January 30

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A new report shows that a North Dakota college student who was found dead in a river last year was working for a regional drug task force as a confidential informant a few months...(more)

Jamestown Chamber Recognizes Award Winners
January 30

JAMESTOWN - The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce held their Annual Banquet on Thursday evening. During the ceremonies, Samantha Beckman, Jamestown Regional Medical Center, was named Young Professional of...(more)

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What's Next for Keystone XL
Fri, 30 Jan 2015

In a vote of 62 to 36, the Senate passed its Keystone XL Pipeline legislation Thursday. The legislation now moves to the House. North Dakota Representative Kevin Cramer says the House can send the bill to a conference committee or take up the Senate bill.
US Cattle Herd Shows Growth
Fri, 30 Jan 2015

USDA’s semi-annual cattle report shows a slight increase in the country’s cattle herd. The National Agricultural Statistics Service says it’s the first increase in US herd inventory since 2007. The report also shows that there are 29.7 million beef cows in the US, up two percent. The calf crop was estimated at 33.9 million head, up one percent from 2013. Of the 89.8 million cattle and calves, 39 million were all cows and heifers that have calved. All cattle on feed increased to 13.1 million, up one percent from 2014. The number of milk cows increased to 9.3 million head.
NAWG Honors Heitkamp
Fri, 30 Jan 2015

North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp has been honored by the National Association of Wheat Growers. Heitkamp received the organization’s 2015 Wheat Advocate Award for her commitment to supporting wheat and the state’s agriculture industry.
Organization on the Grow
Fri, 30 Jan 2015

Grand Forks, North Dakota-based custom harvester Kent Braathen wrapped up his tenure as president of the US Custom Harvesters at the group’s annual meeting in Grand Island, Nebraska last week. Braathen says their membership is growing. “We’ve almost doubled our membership in the last eight years. Strength in numbers is what we’re working for. It gives us a bigger voice in Washington, DC to try to accomplish some of the issues that we have.”
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