Ramsey County, ND

Election day is approaching

It is our hope that before the election on June 14 we are able to provide you with all the information you will need to make an informed decision for voting in this election. Before the day of the election, here are some things to remember:. Make sure your voter...
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Letter to the editor: I'm for measure No. 1

I'm for Measure No. 1 to maintain th Extension in Ramsey County. This is the no tax increase for 4-h programs, crops and gardening, livestock, health, and nutrition. Being a former 4-H person myself, I believe for these reasons we should vote for this measure on June 14,. Sincerely. Rondney...
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Water still on the rise after winter storms

DEVILS LAKE - The lakes continue to rise, coulees are still flowing with a considerable amount of overland flooding occurring. Chris Jaeger, Ramsey County Emergency Manager, has provided links to drone footage that show some of the flooding around Ramsey County roadways. These videos can be seen at and...

Ramsey County 4-H holds county arts & clothing revue

DEVILS LAKE - Ramsey County 4-H recently held their annual county 4-H communication arts and clothing revue contests. In the county 21 4-H members participated in the clothing revue and 24 participated in the communication arts contest. According to the 4-H, revue participants are judged on their knowledge of care,...

Community Shout Out: 4-H livestock showmanship

DEVILS LAKE - Ramsey County brought our ranchers, farmers and agricultural enthusiasts together last month when the local 4-H hosted a livestock showmanship clinic at Lake Region Livestock in the county. NDSU had extension specialists and agents who provided breakout sessions for the 4-H members, teaching techniques that will be...

Ramsey County takes first place in 2022 4-H State Air Rifle Championship

DEVILS LAKE - Ramsey County teams took first place in all three divisions of the 2022 4-H State Air Rifle Championships, which were held in Devils Lake, North Dakota. Youth ages 8-18 competed in three age divisions. Youth ages 8-10 years were beginners, ages 11-13 were in the junior division and ages 14-18 were in the senior division. The competition was limited to sporter class air rifles.

Funds available for agencies in Ramsey County

DEVILS LAKE - The Emergency Food and Shelter Program National Board State Set-Aside has awarded $70,695.00 for ARPAR and $41,618.00 for Phase 39 in federal funds made available through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in Northern North Dakota, including Ramsey, Benson, Eddy, Towner and Cavalier Counties.

New Site Chosen for Pretrial Services

On March 23, 2022, the Pretrial Detention Reform Subcommittee met and selected the Northeast Judicial District as the next pretrial services site to support Ramsey County and surrounding counties. The 67th Legislative Assembly approved SB 2015 establishing additional funding to expand pretrial services to a new location. Funding for a...

Farm Bureau and Leevers give for celebration weeks

DEVILS LAKE - In today's "Community Shout Out" we give a hip-hip-hooray to the our local Farm County Bureau and Leevers Foods. Ramsey County Farm Bureau recently sponsored a drawing for two chances to win $100 of ND products to celebrate NDFB Week and National Ag Week. These drawings were held at our local Leevers Foods in Devils Lake.
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Spirit Lake law enforcement agreement

In an effort to further battle crime on the Spirit Lake Reservation various law enforcement agencies have signed off on an agreement to assist the Bureau of Indian Affairs in enforcing federal laws. The Special Law Enforcement Commission Deputation will allow law enforcement to react immediately to observed violations and...