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There was an injury accident that sent two Belfield residents to the hospital on Sunday, Feb. 5 at 1 p.m. on Highway 85 at the Interstate-94 exit ramp to Belfield, according to a media release from the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The crash involved two vehicles, and the driver and passenger in one vehicle were both transported to CHI St. Alexius Health in Dickinson.
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Construction begins next week on U.S. Highway 85 from Grassy Butte to the Gorham junction. This project is expected to be completed by early August. Work during this project includes slurry sealing, sand sealing and temporary pavement marking. During construction, motorists should expect minor delays as speeds will be reduced, a 16-foot width restriction will be in place and flaggers and pilot cars will be in place at times. Motorists should also watch for trucks entering and exiting the highway within and around the work zone.
Tonight's high school football game between Dickinson High and Valley City is delayed and will begin at 6 p.m. at the Biesiot Activities Center according to DHS athletic director Guy Fridley. Valley City's bus broke down while traveling to Dickinson. The game was originally scheduled for 5 p.m. With the Midgets and Hi-Liners game the first of a doubleheader, the game between Dickinson Trinity and Killdeer will likely be delayed as well. The Titans and Cowboys were originally set to start at 8 p.m.
FARGO — Another week, another success.
The annual North Dakota Crop Improvement and Seed Association meeting will take place Feb. 5-6 at the Grand Hotel in Minot. Speakers for the conference include Richard Horsley of the North Dakota State University Department of Plant Sciences and author and former ag broadcaster Al Gustin, among others. For more information or to register, contact Toni Muffenbier at 701-231-8067.
A “Best of the Best in Research and Marketing” meeting is scheduled to take place beginning at 9:55 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at the Hettinger Armory. Sponsored by the North Dakota Wheat Commission and North Dakota Grain Growers Association, the meeting will focus primarily on spring wheat, durum and winter wheat topics, according to a release from the Wheat Commission. “These meetings provide producers with timely production and marketing related research they can use in their operations,” said Jim Peterson, the Wheat Commission’s marketing director.