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March 16, 2016
Great Stories of the Great Plains: Jamestown endorses a presidential candidate in 1903
It seems to be the season of political endorsements. It is a part of the political process in our country. The same happened back in April 1903 when President Theodore Roosevelt paid a visit to North Dakota with a stop in Jamestown. Roosevelt’s trip to North Dakota in 1903 was more...
March 16, 2016 - 6:51am
March 14, 2016
Erosion continues to be a problem at Double Ditch
BISMARCK—As another piece of land at Double Ditch Indian Village is showing signs of sliding into the Missouri River, preservation of...
March 14, 2016 - 6:34am
March 9, 2016
Great Stories of the Great Plains: Kensal newspaper feud turns violent in 1903
Kensal was a wide open and rough town back in 1903. C.L. Allen was the owner and editor of the Kensal Journal back then. He wrote an article in August of that year that, “Kensal is known from Chicago to Canada as the toughest, most wide open town on the Soo line. And that is no...
March 9, 2016 - 6:59am
March 3, 2016
Buffalo Museum lands national exhibit on bison
The past, present and future of bison in America is a new exhibit on display at the National Buffalo Museum. “Bison: The American Buffalo...
March 3, 2016 - 6:57am
March 2, 2016
Springtime, the start of baseball season
There have been some sure signs of spring the last few days even if it is still February. Geese were flying in the unseasonable warmth on Saturday. With the mild weather, the idea of an extra day in February doesn’t seem so bad. There is another sure sign of spring. The baseball...
March 2, 2016 - 7:00am
A 'perfect' storm
Fifty years ago this week, most of North Dakota took shelter to ride out what is sometimes called the worst winter storm the region has seen...
March 2, 2016 - 6:42am
February 29, 2016
Past generations connect through auctions
KINDRED, N.D.--The booming voice of an auctioneer spilled out of the open windows at the Veterans Memorial Building Saturday on an unseasonably...
February 29, 2016 - 7:10am
February 17, 2016
Great Stories of the Great Plains: Having fun in a Jamestown winter
Even without the Internet and television, folks found a lot to do back in 1923. In fact, people had an opportunity to attend a doubleheader indoor baseball game, a college and a high school double card, during one week in January 1923. There was also an evening of professional boxing...
February 17, 2016 - 6:57am
February 10, 2016
Sherman visits Jamestown on march to Devils Lake
Military historians sometimes call Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman one of the first modern generals. He is known for his total warfare concept, sometimes called scorched earth, that seeks to destroy not only his opposition’s army, but the supporting farms, factories and transportation...
February 10, 2016 - 6:56am
February 6, 2016
75th birthday celebration for first North Dakota Quads
FARGO—Long before infertility treatments, it was rare—extraordinary even—for a couple to have quadruplets. So when North Dakota's...
February 6, 2016 - 6:39am
February 3, 2016
Grant awarded to 1883 Stutsman County Courthouse Committee
The Jamestown Community Foundation recently awarded a grant of $2,500 to the nonprofit 1883 Stutsman County Courthouse Committee in Jamestown,...
February 3, 2016 - 7:00am
February 2, 2016
Great stories of the Great Plains: Campaign trip to city classified until 2003
The CIA made some news this week when it listed a number of declassified documents related to unidentified flying objects. The CIA even created a searchable listing on its website, which allows the public to see documents that had previously been classified as secret. Evidently they...
February 2, 2016 - 7:14am
February 1, 2016
ND held nation's first presidential primaryin 1912
FARGO.—As the 2016 presidential primary season kicks off tonight with the Iowa caucuses, North Dakotans can lay claim to an important, but little known political distinction. On March 19, 1912, North Dakota held the first ever truly contested U.S. presidential primary in which...
February 1, 2016 - 6:37am
January 26, 2016
Great Stories of the Great Plains: Romance on the prairie in 1887
The story of Mary Shaw in Jamestown is a little difficult to confirm and might just have been some interesting news filler in some big city newspapers. This tale comes to us from the January 1887 editions of The New York Sun and Chicago Tribune and were credited to the New York Sun’s...
January 26, 2016 - 7:45am
January 12, 2016
Great Stories of the Great Plains: Ice skating accident causes gloom across Jamestown in 1900
Tragedy struck in Jamestown in January 1900. Two young adults, a man and a woman who were likely courting, drowned in the James River while ice skating. Their deaths made front page news in The Jamestown Alert and actually can tell us a lot about the lives of the victims. Friends...
January 12, 2016 - 8:07am