Mosquito Fogging in Jamestown
Posted by KSJB News on 8/29/2016 10:43:00 AM.

 
JAMESTOWN - Fogging operations in the City of Jamestown for adult mosquitoes is scheduled to begin TONIGHT- Monday, August 29, 2016 and will continue throughout the week.
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Street Closure in Jamestown
Posted by KSJB News on 8/29/2016 8:19:00 AM.

 
JAMESTOWN - The Jamestown City Engineer's Office says that  beginning TODAY, (Monday- August 29, 2016) 16th ST SW from 11th Ave to 16th Ave SW will be closed to through traffic due to utility work. Traffic/Detour signage will be posted as necessary. Roads will be re-opened as soon as construction work is completed.
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Dakota Access Pipeline Worker Killed
Posted by KSJB News on 8/27/2016 11:25:00 AM.
 Public Service Commissioner Brian Kalk
 
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A regulator says a man working on the four-state Dakota Access oil pipeline has been killed in an apparent accident in western North Dakota.

ND Highway 1806 Southbound Traffic Continues to be Restricted
Posted by KSJB News on 8/27/2016 10:19:00 AM.

 

Bismarck, N.D. –(Lt. Thomas Iverson) - The North Dakota Highway Patrol along with the Morton County Sheriff’s Department, continue to restrict ND Highway 1806 to southbound traffic from six miles south of Mandan at the intersection of Morton County Road 138A.  Vehicle traffic can proceed northbound through the protest area on Hwy 1806.  Digital signage is installed in this area that says “Proceed With Caution”.
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Bail Set at $250,000 Cash
Posted by KSJB News on 8/25/2016 6:24:00 PM.
 
JAMESTOWN - Bail for a registered high risk sex offender accused of attacking a woman in Jamestown has been set at $250,000 cash.

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  • A New Home at Big Iron
    In just a few short weeks, it will be time for the Big Iron Farm Show in West Fargo. For years, the Red River Farm Network has hosted seminars and live broadcasts in our tent at Big Iron. This year, we are proud to announce we will have a new home at Big Iron. The RRFN Issues and Events Center is now in the Morton Building, next to Acme Tool in the center of the grounds. RRFN has a great line-up again this year. Our speakers include Drew Lerner from World Weather, Inc, Bret Oelke of Innovus Agra, Frayne Olson of North Dakota State University and corn/soybean guru Fred Below. Our daily market outlook seminars will feature industry-leading analysts, including DuWayne Bosse of BOLT Marketing, Ted Seifried of Zaner Ag Hedge, Tommy Grisafi of Advance Trading, Ray Grabanski of Progressive Ag Marketing, Mike Zuzolo of Global Commodity Analytics & Consulting, Tregg Cronin of Halo Commodities, Bob Utterback of Utterback Marketing, Luke Swenson of The Money Farm and Northland Farm Business Management instructor Betsy Jensen. The Big Iron Farm Show is September 13-15. In the meantime, follow RRFN on Twitter for news, event photos and updates. The RRFN crew is also on Twitter: Carah, Mike, Randy, Jay and Don. If you know others that could benefit from RRFN's e-newsletter, send an email to Don or Carah. 
  • Very High Vom Levels
    According to North Dakota Wheat Commission marketing director Jim Peterson, there are very high levels of vomitoxin in northwest North Dakota. "It does not seem to be as big of an issue for spring wheat, but, for durum it is causing market uncertainty." Peterson says Canada also has some vom issues and is the biggest wild card for the market. "They are just getting started in their harvest so that could change, but with durum that seems to be a bigger issue than what we had hoped for."
  • Harvest Suprises
    Altendorf Harvesting is cutting wheat close to home, near Grafton and Drayton in northeast North Dakota. Jan Altendorf says combining is a struggle with the wet conditions. “We’re going to put tracks on our equipment," says Altendorf. "Drayton is a lot wetter than Grafton. Grafton is a little bit of a struggle, but we get a little bit done each day. The wheat is coming off very dry. It’s just the ground that’s holding us back.” Altendorf is surprised about the quality of the wheat. “Protein is a little low, but there’s still some decent protein. Test weights are where they should be." Harvest Hotline is sponsored, in part, by U.S. Custom Harvesters Inc.
  • Pro Farmer Wraps Up Tour
    Pro Farmer is forecasting good corn yields, but they are not as large as what USDA projected earlier this month. Recapping the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour, the average U.S. corn yield is estimated at 170.2 bushels per acre. That compares to USDA’s latest estimate of 175.1 bushels per acre. Pro Farmer is estimating the average soybean yield at 49.3 bushels per acre, which is higher than USDA’s projection of 48.9 bushels. "There are great crops are out there and we have a better handle on it after being in nearly 1,400 fields," said Brian Grete, editor, Pro Farmer. Overall, Pro Farmer is forecasting a 14.7 billion bushel corn crop and a record soybean crop of 4.09 billion bushels. Those numbers compare to the latest USDA estimate of 15.1 billion bushels for corn and 4.06 billion bushels for soybeans.
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