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  1. Applications Sought for Board of Adjustment

    Bismarck Mayor Steve Bakken is looking for candidates interested in serving on the Bismarck Board of Adjustment as a Board Member. The volunteer committee has two open positions, which are 3-year terms. Read on...
  2. Bismarck Fire Department responds to a fire at Northridge Elementary School

    At approximately 4:42 PM on Wed., August 14, the Central Dakota Communications Center received a report of smoke in the gymnasium of Northridge Elementary School located at 1727 North 3rd Street. There were no injuries to occupants or first responders. Read on...
  3. Roadway Closure East Avenue D from 3rd Street to 2nd Street and 3rd Street Southbound Traffic Detour

    Starting at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 3rd Street will be closed to southbound traffic. Read on...
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  1. Tips to Prepare Your Children Now for Walking Back to School
    Although Bismarck Public Schools don’t open until August 21st, if you have children, especially young children, who will be walking to school this year. Start preparing them now!

    1. Plan the route your child will walk to school.
    2. Allowing children to learn pedestrian safety by trial and error is risky business.  
    3. In bad weather and darkness, dress your children in something white, bright or reflectorized.
    4. Parents should walk the route with their children.
    5. Teach your children to avoid playing games, exploring and talking to strangers.
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