Peanut butter is the subject of the current food safety scare throughout the United States and with good reason. At last count, more than 500 Americans had been sickened by salmonella traced to a Georgia producer of peanut products. Eight people have died.
The North Dakota Driver & Traffic Safety Education Association will be holding its 38th Annual Conference in Mandan, N.D., at the Best Western Seven Seas Inn & Conference Center. The dates for the conference are April 23-25.
The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department is offering the first all-terrain vehicle/off-highway vehicle safety certification class of the year in Jamestown on Feb. 21.
The Feb. 21 class is part of the 2009 Sport and Recreation Show being held at the Jamestown Civic Center.
Job seekers, head for the border.
That’s the message this weekend in a 15-city job fair sponsored by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, which is seeking to hire more than 11,000 people this year. No experience necessary.
“At our academy, we will teach you what you need to know,” said Tara Dunlop, a Customs and Border Patrol spokeswoman. “There are so many different career tracks in this agency. You don’t necessarily have to carry a gun.”
By Dave Kolpack , The Associated Press
, January 31, 2009
At a Safety Meeting held Dec. 29, Hofmann Trucking LLC presented tow drivers with Million Mile Safety Awards.
Troy Morlock and Richard Johnson achieved this award by driving one million miles accident free. They received plaques, a certificate of achievement and a lapel pin from Great West Casualty Company.
Research-ers at the University of North Dakota, who have been studying coal ash for decades, hope a billion-gallon sludge spill in Tennessee won’t set back efforts to promote the ash as an environmentally friendly product.
By James MacPherson, The Associated Press
, January 10, 2009
Millions of hunting trips and trips to the shooting range are made each year without incident. But a memory-making hunting trip or a friendly shooting competition can turn into a real-life nightmare in a fraction of a second.
By Kim Fundingsland, Minot Daily News
, December 22, 2008
BISMARCK – Jurors deliberating former North Dakota Workforce Safety and Insurance agency CEO Charles “Sandy” Blunt’s criminal case sent a question this morning to the judge seeking further definitions of business terminology, but the judge and both the prosecution and defense attorneys agreed the jury should not receive further definitions.
BISMARCK — A former procurement officer at Workforce Safety and Insurance testified this morning at Charles “Sandy” Blunt’s trial that she did not do more to put a stop to questionable spending at the agency because “there was a culture of fear there.”
BISMARCK — Opening arguments in the criminal trial for the former executive director of the North Dakota workers’ compensation agency are scheduled to get under way today in Bismarck, weather permitting.
Now that the winter snows have begun to fall, I have an appeal to property dwellers in the city of Jamestown. If you own, rent or lease a corner lot that has public sidewalks, please shovel or blow the snow out on the corner to the street/avenue after the blade goes by and leaves a ridge along the curb.
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