Blue Jays hoping for strong showing
They finished one game shy of a state tournament berth during their first varsity season one year ago, and the Blue Jay softball team hopes to be knoc...
Jays win opener
It was a gut reaction by Tyler Ukestad, but it meant everything to the Jamestown High School baseball team on Thursday night. Ukestad hurdled Mandan ...
Head Start graduate
John M. Steiner / The Sun Kadence Dawes, student at Community Action Head Start in Jamestown, is congratulated Thursday by teacher Lindsey Jensen, du...
The city of Jamestown will consider its first ordinance concerning sexually-oriented entertainment at its June meeting. The motion to move a first reading the ordinance concerning “adult cabarets” and “escort services” passed by a 3-2 vote at the Finance and Legal Committee meeting of the Jamestown City Council Thursday.RELATED CONTENT
Results of the North Dakota State Assessments for Jamestown Public Schools show weakness in reading proficiency at the elementary level and in both reading and math at the Jamestown High School.RELATED CONTENT
The Boy Scouts of America threw open its ranks Thursday to gay Scouts but not gay Scout leaders — a fiercely contested compromise that some warned could fracture the organization and lead to mass defections of members and donors.
Residents of Cavalier, N.D., are returning home at 7 a.m. today, some 60 hours after being evacuated as a safety precaution after the flooding Tongue River threatened Renwick Dam west of the city. But officials warn they might have to leave again, if conditions worsen.
The top executive of the Northern Lights Council, which includes all of North Dakota and northwest Minnesota, said he wasn’t aware of any local sponsors of Boy Scout troops who planned to withdraw support after scouting’s national group voted to allow gay youths.
North Dakota’s State Board of Higher Education voted Thursday to reject an auditor’s report that cleared Chancellor Hamid Shirvani of a fraud allegation after the auditor’s emails with the original accuser and several board members, including the newly elected president, were called into question.
Farm Rescue continues to step up for farmers and ranchers in the region. This month volunteers and equipment zeroed in on two farm operations in the Washburn area where they saved the day by getting crops in the ground. Injuries in handling livestock had put planting at risk on farms belonging to Glenda Scholl and Chad Berg.
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It was a gut reaction by Tyler Ukestad, but it meant everything to the Jamestown High School baseball team on Thursday night. Ukestad hurdled Mandan catcher Trever Leingang on his way to scoring his team’s second run during a four-run fourth inning. Landon Weiser followed with a two-run single as the third-seeded Blue Jays topped sixth-seeded Mandan 4-1 in the opening round of the West Region tournament at Veterans Memorial Ballpark.RELATED CONTENT
Alison Allmer claims to feel no pressure at all when discussing her back-to-back state championships in the 1,600-meter run. Trying to three-peat could be a difficult feat, but the Jamestown High School senior isn’t worried about it, much the same way she wasn’t concerned prior to winning her two titles.RELATED CONTENT
Coach Ryan Kleinknecht saw progress in his young team as the season went on. The proof was in the pudding Thursday night as Jamestown’s season came to an end against Bismarck St. Mary’s at Rotary Field.RELATED CONTENT
They finished one game shy of a state tournament berth during their first varsity season one year ago, and the Blue Jay softball team hopes to be knocking on that very same door starting today.RELATED CONTENT
The head of the European golf tour apologized for using the term “colored” during a live television interview Thursday in which he was reacting to the spat between Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia.RELATED CONTENT
Five Jamestown College women’s golfers have been named 2013 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athlete Award winners.
Aleona Reyes will run for All-American honors on Saturday. The Jamestown College junior standout overcame poor weather conditions to place third in her heat and fifth overall in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the NAIA national meet in Marion, Ind.
Jamestown College football coach Shawn Frank has inked five more players to letters of intent. Dezmund Pettigrew, a 6-foot, 180-pound wide receiver from Fontana, Calif., brings size and speed to the JC receiving group.