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Trump backers' disparate hopes coalesce around promise of change
""It's made in Vietnam!" At inauguration, origin of red Trump hats shocks many
FBI employee gets two years in prison for acting as Chinese agent
Four children and woman rescued, two days after Italy avalanche
Funeral for fallen ND deputy scheduled Tuesday in Belcourt
nation and world
Bismarck Century sweeps Jamestown
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Blue Jays post solid showing in Mandan
CLASS B: Clippers nip Imperials
Keeping track of outdoors legislation
Interstates safe enough for 80 mph speed limit
It’s not spring, but still...
Letter to the editor: Trump is president-elect because he’s a man
South Dakota needs harsher sentences to deter vehicular homicide
Reject oil spill free pass in ND
Darlene Evelyn Fregien
Marion A. Oster
Lois B. Opdahl
Bible talk planned Sunday
Christian art sought for event
One Hope Concert set for Saturday: Pastor: Event will give message of hope, thank those who helped him, family get green cards
Choralaires, Boys' Choir perform Friday, Saturday
Good stress, bad stress, Part 2
Group plans solidarity event at Capitol
Hoyt, Schaffer make dean’s list
MSUM to host Campus Preview Days
UJ releases dean’s list
Births for Jan. 16, 2017
November 17, 2016
Pipekorn’s agenda suspect
Defenders of Fargo City Commissioner Dave Piepkorn's attack on refugee resettlement say he should not be criticized for asking questions about costs. True enough. But the commissioner's response to answers to his questions suggests his agenda has little to do with real or imagined...
November 17, 2016 - 7:12am
September 7, 2016
Hospital road delayed till 2017
Construction on a planned road between the Menards area and Jamestown Regional Medical Center will be delayed until next year, according to Travis...
September 7, 2016 - 6:50am
August 26, 2016
Cutting departments the same can affect them differently
I must preface this by saying that I do not envy the job the City Council and administration have before them in determining the city budget, particularly this year. The reduction in state funding has left the city between a rock and several hard places, and the budgeting task is...
August 26, 2016 - 6:22am
July 22, 2016
Committee: Ban parking on part of 10th Street Southeast
The city Public Works Committee discussed the possibility Thursday of banning parking on 10th Street from the bottom of Mill Hill east to 12th Street Southeast. The committee did approve 3-1, with Mayor Katie Andersen opposed, banning parking in the 1000 block of 10th Street Southeast,...
July 22, 2016 - 7:46am
July 6, 2016
City Council approves special district for TRAC street paving
A special assessment district to cover the cost of paving, water, sanitary sewer and storm sewer improvements for Fifth Street Northeast passed the Jamestown City Council on a 4-1 vote Tuesday. Councilman Dan Buchanan cast the lone dissenting vote. The project improves the street...
July 6, 2016 - 6:33am
June 29, 2016
Four decades of service
For 40 of the past 42 years, Charlie Kourajian has represented Jamestown citizens as either mayor or councilman. That career came to an end Tuesday...
June 29, 2016 - 6:55am
Buchanan named president of the council
Councilman Dan Buchanan will serve as president of the Jamestown City Council for the next year after he was unanimously elected to the post during the City Council's organizational meeting. The president of the City Council presides over meetings in the absence of the mayor. Ramone...
June 29, 2016 - 6:28am
June 14, 2016
Incumbents return to City Council, School Board
Jamestown voters returned incumbents to the Jamestown City Council and Jamestown Public School Board Tuesday. Incumbents Dan Buchanan and Steve Brubakken were re-elected to another four-year term on City Council, and Pam Phillips, who previously served two terms on the council, was...
June 14, 2016 - 10:42pm
June 10, 2016
Buchanan, Brubakken, Phillips for City Council
The Jamestown Sun endorses Dan Buchanan, Steve Brubakken and Pam Phillips for Jamestown City Council. Of the five candidates for the three open seats on the council, Buchanan, Brubakken and Phillips bring the most experience and knowledge of the issues facing the Jamestown community....
June 10, 2016 - 6:49am
May 3, 2016
City Council approves letting TRAC keep all sales tax funds
The Jamestown City Council approved the Two Rivers Activity Center receiving all funds generated by its sales tax during the council’s regular meeting Monday. Voters approved a 1 percent sales tax for the construction of the first phase of TRAC in June. The wording of the ballot...
May 3, 2016 - 6:50am
February 25, 2016
Meeting planned for recycling report
The Jamestown Public Works Committee will hold a special meeting to hear a presentation on recycling that City Administrator Jeff Fuchs will schedule within two weeks. The presentation was on the agenda for the committee’s Wednesday meeting but was removed because Brent Erickson,...
February 25, 2016 - 6:42am
February 2, 2016
City purchases sonar unit
The Jamestown City Council approved the purchase of an Edgetech side scan sonar for $36,995 at the council’s meeting Monday. The unit is used for underwater sonar searches as part of search or recovery efforts. The Jamestown Fire and Police Committee had recommended the purchase...
February 2, 2016 - 7:01am
November 3, 2015
Utility-task vehicles, more commonly known as UTVs, will have greater access to the streets in Jamestown. The Jamestown City Council passed an ordinance Monday on a 3-2 vote to allow UTVs to be used on city streets. Councilmen Dan Buchanan and Steve Brubakken opposed the measure...
November 3, 2015 - 8:51am
July 17, 2015
Tourism executive board approves grants, move on to City Council
The Jamestown Tourism Executive Board approved grant requests Thursday from Fort Seward and the Jamestown Civic Center. Jamestown Tourism Executive Director Searle Swedlund said the board approved a $9,500 grant for the Jamestown Civic Center and 5 Star Bucking Bulls to advertise...
July 17, 2015 - 7:25am
June 27, 2015
City Council to hold LUTP hearing
The Jamestown City Council will hold public presentation and review of the final draft of the city of Jamestown Land Use and Transportation Plan at 5 p.m. July 6 in the Council Room at City Hall, 102 3rd Ave. SE. Anyone who is interested in the LUTP may make comments or ask questions....
June 27, 2015 - 7:53am