Jamestown Continues Information Sessions on Curbside Recycling and Pay as You Throw
Posted by KSJB News on 5/18/2017 6:20:00 AM.


JAMESTOWN, ND (Joan Morris) – In preparation for the implementation of the City of Jamestown’s residential recycling and a “Pay as You Throw” landfill trash billing program, the following public education sessions have been scheduled:

Jamestown School District Holding a Town Hall Meeting on a School Referendum
Posted by KSJB News on 5/18/2017 1:01:00 AM.

JAMESTOWN, ND -(submitted) – The Jamestown Public Schools Citizen’s Advisory Committee has taken shape and invites the community to a town hall meeting on May 18.

Blue Jay Soccer Honoring the Military
Posted by KSJB News on 5/17/2017 11:24:00 AM.
JAMESTOWN - As part of Military Appreciation Month, the Jamestown Blue Jay Girls Soccer team will be honoring members of the military at their May 23 home game.

Being a Foster Parent May not be as Time Consuming as You Thought
Posted by KSJB News on 5/17/2017 11:21:00 AM.


BISMARCK, N.D.-(LuWanna Lawrence) – Opening a person’s heart and home as a licensed foster parent does not always require providing 24-hour care and supervision on a daily basis. Short-term alternative options are available that offer foster families flexibility and the ability to still provide a safe, nurturing, and loving home for children and youth in need.

Gackle Area Food Bank Named Agency of the Year
Posted by KSJB News on 5/17/2017 8:44:00 AM.


FARGO, N.D. –(Jared Slinde) - The Great Plains Food Bank has named the Gackle Area Community Food Pantry as its 2016 Agency of the Year.

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  • Wrapping Up #Plant17
    Wally Branjord is trying to wrap up planting near Bottineau, North Dakota. There hasn't been significant changes in the normal crop rotation, but Branjord did plant more durum. There is also more corn and soybean acreage in his area of the state. "There was a price difference between wheat and durum this year. The  barley acres are down to almost nothing right now. The corn is starting to pop through." Listen to RRFN's #CropWatch17 coverage. This coverage brought to you, in part, by DuPont Pioneer.
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