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April 9, 2014
Letter to the editor: Water tower should have buffalo on both sides of it
Regarding naming the water tower: I would like to mention that Jamestown needs to improve its image and by painting the new water tower white with a brown buffalo on both sides it will help it. It will attract tourists to the city and promote businesses to move here. The thought...
April 9, 2014 - 7:27am
April 3, 2014
Water tower bid awarded
Stutsman Rural Water District Board of Directors awarded the contract for a 600,000 gallon water tower in southwest Jamestown Wednesday. The $1.8 million contract was awarded to Maguire Iron of Sioux Falls, S.D. Construction is anticipated to start this spring. The tower will be...
April 3, 2014 - 7:11am
March 25, 2014
Land Board grants $8 million to Watford City for infrastructure
BISMARCK — The state Land Board voted unanimously Monday to grant a special request by Watford City and the McKenzie County School District for $8 million in energy impact grant dollars to help pay for infrastructure needed to support a new $50 million high school and residential...
March 25, 2014 - 7:42am
March 21, 2014
Water tower color decision expected in April
The Jamestown City Council will make a decision on the color of the city’s south water tower during its April 7 meeting. The Public Works Committee reached a consensus on the topic at its meeting Thursday. Councilman Steve Brubakken proposed adding the Blue Jay logo to the tower...
March 21, 2014 - 6:43am
March 19, 2014
Lift station work begins in northwest Jamestown
Excavation work began on the lift station near the tennis courts Tuesday, according to Darrell Hournbuckle, project engineer with Interstate Engineering. The work will require closing 3rd Avenue Northwest for approximately four weeks. The work is part of a $9 million construction...
March 19, 2014 - 7:25am
February 27, 2014
Go slow on special oil session
The notion of a special session of the North Dakota Legislature to address needs in oil country has surface appeal and, in some circles, political appeal. But dig a little deeper and it’s difficult to lend substance to the appeal. Democratic legislative leaders have been making...
February 27, 2014 - 7:28am
Obama outlines transportation plan, draws crowd
ST. PAUL, Minn. — President Barack Obama came to St. Paul on Wednesday to showcase the city’s refurbished Union Depot transit hub as an example of the kinds of transportation development he wants for the rest of the nation. “This project symbolizes what’s possible,” Obama...
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February 27, 2014 - 7:23am
February 26, 2014
Obama to outline $302B transportation plan during St. Paul visit
ST. PAUL -- In a speech at St. Paul's Union Depot on Wednesday, President Barack Obama will lay out his vision for a national transportation system that "puts Americans back to work repairing and modernizing our roads, bridges, railways and transit systems,"...
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February 26, 2014 - 10:44am
Obama to outline plan to fix crumbling U.S. roads, rail, bridges
WASHINGTON, Feb 26 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will announce in St. Paul, Minnesota, on Wednesday a four-year, $302 billion plan to create jobs by fixing the nation's crumbling roads, bridges, rail and transportation infrastructure. Congress faces a Sept. 30 deadline...
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February 26, 2014 - 9:42am
January 24, 2014
John M. Steiner / The Sun City officials look on Thursday as a portion of 3rd Street Northwest is dug up due to sewer problems at a neighboring...
January 24, 2014 - 7:01am
January 9, 2014
Study: Oil, gas industry to invest billions in infrastructure in near future
The U.S. oil and gas industry is investing confidently in infrastructure in the near future, according to a recent report on infrastructure investments. Those investments, of a projected $890 billion over the next 12 years, will pump the national economy with hundreds of thousands...
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January 9, 2014 - 7:24am
July 10, 2012
Barnum, Minn., sewage pump still shut down
BARNUM, Minn. -- After two and a half weeks of raw sewage flowing into the Moose Horn River, Moose Lake's sewage treatment plant is back up and running this week. But nearby Barnum's plant is still off line and pushing untreated sewage into the river system. The Moose Lake plant's...
July 10, 2012 - 7:54am
June 19, 2012
Infrastructure top priority of ND 2.0 Initiative
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Participants in town hall meetings held across North Dakota overwhelmingly say they want the state to invest more in infrastructure, and housing easily tops the list of needs. U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development State Director Jasper Schneider...
June 19, 2012 - 2:15pm
N.D. panels show support for infrastructure spending
FARGO -- Participants at town hall meetings around North Dakota overwhelmingly want to see the state invest more on infrastructure, with housing easily topping the list of needs. The "North Dakota 2.0" initiative also documented significant support among participants for distributing...
June 19, 2012 - 6:59am
June 15, 2012
Permits skyrocket for oversize loads on ND roads
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- The number of permits issued for oversize or overweight trucks that use county roads and bridges in North Dakota's oil patch has increased more than 500 percent in five years. The 18 counties in North Dakota's oil patch are expected to fetch more than $4 million...
June 15, 2012 - 8:59am