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Malnourished horses sold before rescuers can pick them up

January 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — The planned rescue of up to 40 malnourished horses Saturday was thwarted when the horses’ owner apparently sold the animals before deputies could seize them and turn them over for adoption.
The Barnes County Sheriff’s Office arranged f…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Malnourished horses sold before rescuers can pick them up

January 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — The planned rescue of up to 40 malnourished horses Saturday was thwarted when the horses’ owner apparently sold the animals before deputies could seize them and turn them over for adoption.
The Barnes County Sheriff’s Office arranged f…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Neighbors warned law enforcement Barnes County horses were starving

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

KATHRYN — Court documents filed against a Kathryn woman accused of starving eight horses to death say neighbors warned law enforcement four months before that there was no food for the animals on the woman’s property.
Ginger Helland, 29, was cha…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Despite 3 voter rejections, Barnes County North district proceeding with $14.5 million centralized school

March 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Superintendent Doug Jacobson said the district has formed a building authority to sell bonds to finance the $14.5 million project. The authority will lease the school to the district and use the payments to pay off the bonds. Continue Reading

N.D. Winter Show, marking 75th year, starts Tuesday

March 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Winter Show, in Valley City, N.D. features agriculture shows and exhibits, a rodeo and other events, including a performance by country music singer Craig Morgan. Continue Reading

VALLEY CITY: Mayor survives recall election; commissioner does not

January 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Incumbent Bob Werkhoven received 57 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s recall election. Former Police Chief Dean Ross got 43 percent.
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Highway Patrol to conduct saturation patrol

January 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The North Dakota Highway Patrol, Southeast Region, will conduct a saturation patrol of Cass, Richland, Barnes and Traill counties Friday and Saturday. Continue Reading

2 former N.D. country schoolhouses listed in National Register

December 3, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The State Historical Society says the new listings are the Green Consolidated School in Barnes County and the Florence Lake School in Burleigh County. Both date back to the early 1900s. Continue Reading

State clears ex-Valley City police chief of any criminal wrongdoing

November 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Former Valley City police chief Dean Ross has been cleared of any criminal wrongdoing stemming from allegations that he misappropriated public funds while he was police chief.
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Former Valley City chief qualifies for mayoral ballot in January recall election

November 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Mayor Bob Werkhoven and a city commissioner are the targets of the recall election Jan. 24 that is part of political turmoil that has plagued the city of 6,600 people all year. Former Valley City police chief Dean Ross is running for Werkhoven’s seat. Continue Reading