Skip to main content
Shivering weather greets celebrities at Oscars
Father, who lost 3 children in ND fire, is in Twin Cities burn unit
Minnesota baby found safe after possible abduction
Three killed, three survive mobile home fire in Carrington
Joseph Wapner, Former 'People's Court' Judge, Dies at 97
nation and world
Kurt Busch finally wins Daytona 500 on 17th try
Jacobs: Early migrants reach the valley
Ted Takasaki offers walleye tips and techniques
Dokken: Learning in the wild
Baltimore player arrested on multiple drug charges in Miami
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
Swift: Expiration dates are just suggestions
Veeder: Door always open to home of old friend
Port: Officers handled #NoDAPL protests with honor, dignity
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Don L. Wilhelm
Faith-based counseling service growing in Jamestown: Victory Christian Counseling Center hires Heller to provide services in Jamestown
Add a splash of color with crotons
‘Which Way, America?': Bible prophecy seminar begins today in Jamestown
Christian Bible talk set for Sunday
Eckstein offering special sermon series
Weekend calendar for Feb. 25, 2017
Bill would allow smaller schools to carry over more funds
Community calendar of events for Feb. 22, 2017
Ron and Rosemary Shasky
February 21, 2017
Fishing derby draws record crowd
The warm weather Saturday helped boost the crowd at the Jamestown Rural Fire Department’s 2017 Fishing Derby to record numbers, although it made parking difficult, said Jamestown Rural Fire Chief Ben Maulding. In previous years, participants were allowed to park in a farm field...
February 21, 2017 - 6:52am
February 18, 2017
Jamestown Fire Department calls Feb. 2-15: Feb. 3: 8:16 p.m., ready squad responded to 2404 Circle Drive, North Dakota State Hospital-Tompkins Building, to investigate fire alarm activation. Firefighters checked for smoke/fire; none was detected. Cause: steam set the fire alarm off....
February 18, 2017 - 8:01am
January 11, 2017
Check home sewer vents for ice
accumulated. Another indication of ice buildup on a sewer vent may be that sinks and bathtubs do not drain properly. The department said residents should also use care when clearing a frozen sewer vent on the roof as the job may involve a ladder and icy roof. It recommends teaming...
January 11, 2017 - 10:43am
January 10, 2017
SMOKE DAMAGE DISPLACES BUSINESSES
Smoke damage from a Monday fire in a downtown Jamestown electronics store displaced four residents, a dance studio and five businesses until...
January 10, 2017 - 6:56am
January 7, 2017
JFD responds to smoking-related call
Smoking materials was likely the cause of a garbage can fire on Friday, according to Lt. Sheldon Mohr of the Jamestown Fire Department. JFD was...
January 7, 2017 - 7:10am
January 3, 2017
Two fire calls on New Year’s Day
The Jamestown Fire Department responded to two calls on the first day of 2017, according to Jim Reuther, department chief. Units returned to the scene of a New Year’s Eve house fire at 403 1/2 3rd Ave. NW at about 7:30 a.m. Sunday when the fire flared up. The original fire was reported...
January 3, 2017 - 7:21am
December 29, 2016
Homeowner using blowtorch to melt ice starts house on fire
WEST FARGO — Fire damaged a home in rural West Fargo on Tuesday after the owner tried to melt snow from his front stoop using a blowtorch. Firefighters responded about 2:55 p.m. to a call at 6425 13th St. N. in the community of North River, said West Fargo Fire Chief Dan Fuller....
December 29, 2016 - 6:50am
December 3, 2016
Jamestown Fire Department calls Nov. 18-Dec. 1:
Nov. 23: 5:47 p.m., fire department responded to 718 10th St. SE, Taco John’s, to a report of a fire. Fire was out on arrival of fire units. Cause: equipment malfunction. No injuries reported. Time out: 25 minutes. Nov. 24: 5:24 p.m., fire department responded to 222 1st Ave....
December 3, 2016 - 7:06am
November 30, 2016
Death toll rises to 7 in Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains fires
The death toll from wildfires blazing in and around the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee rose to seven on Wednesday even as drenching rains helped firefighters suppress flames that have left whole neighborhoods in ruins. The tally of documented property losses from...
News/Nation and World
November 30, 2016 - 10:25pm
November 14, 2016
JFD responds to grass clipping fire
The Jamestown Fire Department extinguished burning grass at Northland Estates Sunday. The fire call came at about 2 p.m. and was reported as a grassfire behind the mailbox area. Firefighters extinguished a burning pile of grass clippings and cleared the scene at about 2:15 p.m....
November 14, 2016 - 6:52am
Fire damages duplex at Spiritwood Lake
The Jamestown Rural Fire Department responded to an early morning chimney fire Sunday at a residence at Spiritwood Lake, according to Ben Maulding, chief of the department. Maulding said the department responded to the call at 7:15 a.m. with about 15 firefighters and about five...
November 14, 2016 - 6:46am
November 13, 2016
Federal agents to investigate fire at South Carolina black business organization
Federal agents will investigate a fire that broke out over the weekend at an African-American business organization's headquarters in South Carolina, officials said on Sunday.The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said its agents were assisting local law enforcement...
News/Nation and World
November 13, 2016 - 9:10pm
October 29, 2016
Jamestown Fire Department calls for Oct 6-27:
Oct. 14: 11:55 a.m., ready squad responded to 112 6th Ave. SE, multi-family dwelling, to investigate fire alarm activation. Firefighters checked for smoke/ fire; none was detected. Cause: unknown. Fire alarm was reset. Time out: 25 minutes. Oct. 14: 1:48 p.m., ready squad responded...
October 29, 2016 - 7:02am
Medina fire cause undetermined
Officials were not able to determine the cause of the fire that destroyed Diamond W Feeds in Medina Oct. 16, according to Brian Rau, chief of the Medina Fire Department. Rau said there is no suspicion of arson, but the investigation did not reveal where or how the fire started. The...
October 29, 2016 - 6:55am
October 18, 2016
Fire destroys Medina feed business
MEDINA, N.D.—A Sunday night fire caused more than $1 million in damage and destroyed a grain elevator used by a feed processing company,...
October 18, 2016 - 6:34am