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Class A State Volleyball: Jamestown, Century Advance to Title Match

State Volleyball title will take place Saturday at the FargoDome.

FARGO, N.D. — The Class A state volleyball tournament continued on Friday night at the FargoDome. In the first semifinal, Jamestown defeated Mandan 3-2 (20-25, 19-25, 25-23, 25-20, 17-15). In the second semifinal match, Bismarck Century downed Valley City 3-1 (20-25, 25-14, 25-7, 25-20). Jamestown will face Bismarck Century in the state title match on Saturday at the FargoDome. Categories: High School,…

Authorities Identify Monango Man in Fatal Crash with Semi

The semi driver, 41 year old Brandon Sanderson of Stirum, was treated in Jamestown for minor injuries

  EDGELEY, ND — The highway patrol has released the name of a man killed in a crash last Thursday afternoon, six miles northeast of Edgeley. They say 79-year-old Coral Bardell of Monango drove through an intersection and was hit by a semi hauling corn. Bardell died from his injuries. The semi driver, 41 year old Brandon Sanderson of Stirum,…

Jamestown Woman Sentenced After Fatal Crash in Bismarck

Voldness admitted to using meth before the deadly crash

BISMARCK, ND — A Jamestown woman has been sentenced to four years in prison for causing a fatal crash in Bismarck. Darci Voldness, 29, pleaded guilty to negligent homicide and ingesting a controlled substance in September. Authorities say Voldness made a U-turn in front of a motorcycle being driven by 33-year-old Denver Glas in August 2016. The 33-year-old Linton man…

Lidgerwood Man Taken to State Hospital After High Speed Police Chase

Sargent County Sheriff Travis Paeper says Skroch threatened a person at a church and started a crucifix on fire

LIDGERWOOD, ND — A man considered dangerous is back in the State Hospital after a high speed chase that ended in a wildlife preserve. Michael Skroch, 39, of Lidgerwood was arrested after crashing his motorcycle during the chase that hit speeds of 85 miles per hour. Sargent County Sheriff Travis Paeper says Skroch threatened a person at a church and…

University of Jamestown Appealing $200,000 Fine for Improper Paperwork

University officials say these violations are "procedural or clerical in nature."

  JAMESTOWN, ND — The University of Jamestown is appealing a more than $200,000 fine for not filing a proper security report. The Clery Act requires any place of higher education which receives federal funding to give annual security reports. It must have information on campus crime and explain how they improve campus safety. University officials say these violations are…

ND Boys Soccer: Davies, Bismarck Pave Way to State Final

Davies upset West Fargo, Bismarck took down Shanley

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — For the first time in four years, Shanley is not in the state final for North Dakota state boys soccer. The Deacons fell in their semifinal matchup against Bismarck 2-1 in overtime. Shanley grabbed an early 1-0 lead, but the Demons found the equalizer with just over four minutes to play. Bismarck will match up against the…

Fargo Judge on the Final Step to U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

All Judge Ralph Erickson needs now is a vote in the full U.S. Senate

FARGO, ND — A Fargo based judge is closer to serving on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. The U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary unanimously approved Judge Ralph Erickson to serve on the court. It is the final step before Erickson’s nomination receives a vote in the full U.S. Senate. Judge Erickson currently serves on…

Dump Truck Causes Massive Power Outage in Jamestown Area

Two severed lines came to rest across both lanes of traffic

JAMESTOWN, ND — Otter Tail Power Company spent the afternoon working on a massive power outage involving a major transmission line north of Jamestown. Areas affected by the outage included Gackle, Streeter, Eldridge, Windsor, Medina and Montpelier. Otter Tail Power Company says the outage was caused by a dump truck that hit one of the transmission lines on Highway 52….

Jamestown Animal Shelter Taking in Animals from Louisiana

The shelter is expected to get up to four dogs in the next week.

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West Fargo Family’s Legacy Lives On in New Drive Sober Campaign

The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign honors the Deutscher family

Video Courtesy of NDDOT WEST FARGO, ND — A West Fargo family killed by a drunk driver is being honored by law enforcement statewide. The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign honors the Deutscher family. It has been five years since Aaron and Allison, their daughter Brielle and the couple’s unborn child, were killed in a head-on crash with…