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Shaw exits own trial after outburst
25 Dakota Access arrestees sent to Grand Forks jail
Corps moves in to finish what tribe started
1 killed when snowmobile goes into Devils Lake
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E-K-M to face Kindred at state B
Jimmie women advance to NSAA title tilt
Jost, Boeser come through as UND beats Omaha
Wiggins, Towns lead Wolves past Mavs
Two third-period goals keep Central boys unbeaten
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
Faith conversations: Former presidential speechwriter to keynote women's conference
Port: Left wing town hall activists undermine credibility by screaming at Cramer, exempting Heitkamp
Pipeline firm should pay public safety costs
All spills should be reported
Don L. Wilhelm
‘Which Way, America?': Bible prophecy seminar begins today in Jamestown
Christian Bible talk set for Sunday
Eckstein offering special sermon series
Friendship Suppers set at SDA
World Day of Prayer at St. Paul’s UMC
Community calendar of events for Feb. 22, 2017
UJ topic at Rotary meeting
Sensory garden topic at Kiwanis
District 12 Dems reorganize
Alcoholics Anonymous groups meet
Ron and Rosemary Shasky
Marriage Licenses for Feb. 11, 2017
January 5, 2017
Another shutdown for Minn.?
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and Minnesota legislators should be in a happy mood. They have returned to a spectacularly renovated Capitol building. The coffers are more than full, thanks to a surplus surpassing a billion dollars. The state’s business climate, job growth and status...
January 5, 2017 - 7:00am
January 4, 2017
ND’s efficiency/access tradeoff hinders Grand Forks
Lloyd Omdahl's column in Monday's Grand Forks Herald (and Jamestown Sun) doesn't mention Fargo. But Grand Forks readers ought to see that word when they read between the lines. Omdahl's column is a terrific complement to Herald staff writer Sam Easter's story from last week, "Great...
January 4, 2017 - 7:28am
January 3, 2017
A mixed review of 2016
The extremes of angst and anger among Americans are reflections of a partisan/social/economic divide that expressed itself in the 2016 presidential election, and could deepen in 2017. Angst and anger either drove Americans to the polls in November or kept them away.
January 3, 2017 - 7:11am
January 2, 2017
Community has plenty to look forward to in 2017
2016 has ended, and there is plenty to look forward to in the new year in the Jamestown community. We're hopeful the completion of new projects will help move our community forward and improve opportunities for residents.
January 2, 2017 - 6:45am
December 31, 2016
Bravo to linemen, street dept. crews
The Jamestown Sun hands out these bravos this week: *Bravo to linemen and Jamestown Street Department crews for working to restore power and clear streets, respectively, following a storm earlier this week.
December 31, 2016 - 8:01am
December 30, 2016
The fog of fog forecasts
Weather folklore includes the wildly unscientific notion that fog will be followed in about 90 days by storms. By that reckoning, fog in early April means nasty thunderstorms in late June or early July; and fog in early October is a warning to prepare for a blizzard in late December....
December 30, 2016 - 7:37am
December 29, 2016
Water: Too little, too much
Red River floods are recent memories. Red River Valley droughts are not as immediate in the memory files. The too-muchtoo-little story of water in North Dakota is the reflection of not fully understood changes in wet, dry and “normal” conditions that have asserted themselves...
December 29, 2016 - 6:52am
December 28, 2016
Minneapolis, don't shun Wells Fargo over DAPL
There's a quote that's often attributed to Winston Churchill, but really belongs to another former British prime minister, Harold Macmillan. It goes like this: "Jaw, jaw is better than war, war." The Minneapolis City Council should take note - not because of the quote's origin, but...
December 28, 2016 - 7:46am
How voter ID can make ND - and America - great again
To North Dakota lawmakers: Are you interested in helping President-elect Trump fulfill his promise to make America great again? And are you interested in making North Dakota a national leader in that effort? Then take up the cause that's sure not only to be smart policy, but also...
December 28, 2016 - 7:15am
December 26, 2016
‘Stop Trump’ drive doomed to failure
The effort to deny Donald Trump of the presidency by luring his electors to vote for some other candidate was doomed to failure. At the outset, most of the electors were chosen by state conventions and state executive committees before the party’s presidential candidate was known....
December 26, 2016 - 7:48am
Optimism vs. uncertainty on eve of 2017
Even if a bit guarded — and even if a bit tempered by the responsible recognition of uncertainty and challenges at the fore, both for our Northland and for our nation — there is optimism as we get ready to celebrate New Year's. It can be welcomed after decades of dark...
December 26, 2016 - 7:44am
December 24, 2016
Christmas spirit alive and well
It’s Christmas Eve and the spirit of Christmas is all around us. In what has been a rough year for some, even by presidential election standards, a little holiday spirit can go a long way.
December 24, 2016 - 6:56am
Bravo to organizers of Christmas dinner
The Jamestown Sun hands out these bravos this week: * Bravo to organizers of the Community Christmas Dinner held at Victory Lutheran Church. Volunteers served a record 722 people a free turkey dinner with all the trimmings.
December 24, 2016 - 6:53am
December 23, 2016
There has to be a way for Burgum to decline salary
North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum is still serious about refusing his $132,964 salary, and getting the money back into state coffers. While the idea is more symbolism than substance, the symbolism is important to the new governor. He said last week there are legal hurdles to giving his...
December 23, 2016 - 7:24am
December 22, 2016
University of Minnesota responds rightly to allegations of sexual misconduct
Duke lacrosse. Baylor football. Now, the University of Minnesota football scandal, which fits neither of the above narratives. Instead, U of M authorities seem to be finding the elusive middle way. In the Duke lacrosse case, athletes’ lives were upended by accusations of racism...
December 22, 2016 - 6:54am