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The fantastic flight of the monarch butterfly
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Mission trip planned to Peru
Gospel Music Jamboree at Temple Baptist
Women’s Bible studies at First Assembly
Pillar event set Oct. 6 at VCSU
MSU Moorhead to hold Sports Communication Conference
Posts, auxiliaries to hold fall meetings
Genealogy club to meet in Carrington
OK Club meets Sept. 20
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September 22, 2016
Dakota Resource Council sponsoring art auction
A unique opportunity to show and sell art is available in October for students and professional artists alike. The Dakota Resources Council is sponsoring its first-ever live auction and sale on Oct. 21-22 in New Town, N.D. The DRC has invited creative groups, individuals and college-level...
September 22, 2016 - 6:32am
September 15, 2016
Native Americans and media art at Killdeer event
As summer ends and autumn begins, those last trips out of Jamestown tops many to-do lists. Before snow starts falling and all the leaves are blown away, that last short family trip makes sense and can become an amazing educational experience. North Dakota is packed with breathtaking...
September 15, 2016 - 6:58am
August 25, 2016
UJ offers cross-curriculum computer graphic design major
Selecting a college major is really tough for teens and young 20-somethings. They know what they liked best in high school, but when faced with “that” decision in college (the one that links them to doing the same job for life), finalizing it is a monumental moment. The University...
August 25, 2016 - 7:30am
August 4, 2016
Petersen revisits World’s Largest Buffalo
It’s a challenge to write about a legend. Jamestown has a number of them: Peggy Lee, James Kirkpatrick and Elmer Petersen, among a good dozen or so. Most have passed away, but others are alive and kicking, and so much so they still are climbing to great heights. Petersen is a living...
August 4, 2016 - 6:55am
July 21, 2016
NDSU opens ‘Taking Issue’ to area artists
Juried art shows are pretty normal events in large art venues, but a pretty rare occurrence in this part of the world. North Dakota State University will accept online submissions Friday, Aug. 5, for serious artists who have work that qualifies for this exhibition. “Taking Issue”...
July 21, 2016 - 7:55am
July 14, 2016
Plan now to attend AAUW’s 27th garden tour
Over the past 27 years, Jamestown’s chapter of the American Association of University Women has conducted a midsummer garden tour as a means of raising scholarship money for deserving area students. The tour for this year will be held 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets are available...
July 14, 2016 - 7:21am
July 7, 2016
Sheyenne Valley Garden Club presents ‘Jewels of Summer’
The Sheyenne Valley Garden Club of Valley City is sponsoring “Jewels of Summer,” its 32nd annual standard flower show, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, July 18, at the Eagles Aerie on 345 12th Ave. NE, in Valley City. It is open to all. Accredited flower show judges select winning...
July 7, 2016 - 6:53am
June 30, 2016
Open house at historic courthouse sparks memories
"If walls could speak ... what stories they could tell," was repeated by many of the 800 visitors touring the 1883 Stutsman County Courthouse last month. There will be another (though less formal) opportunity to visit the architectural gem on July 9 during White Cloud Days. A number...
June 30, 2016 - 6:34am
June 23, 2016
Buffalo soldiers dedication at Fort Buford
Regiments of Buffalo Soldiers, some of North Dakota’s least known inhabitants, have received their place in North Dakota history. According to Native Americans, the black-haired, darker-skinned soldiers who rode horses in the Dakota Territory looked like their beloved bison and...
June 23, 2016 - 6:59am
June 9, 2016
Gardeners learn sculpting with plants on June 14
Garden clubbers are creative. Horticultural skills make up the foundation of garden creativity, but there’s another component, one that has inspired many people to love living sculpture. That’s the design section of flower shows. Flower shows usually have a design section for...
June 9, 2016 - 7:05am
June 2, 2016
Oh, the plight of she sheds and man caves
Did mom get her “she shed” for Mother’s Day? If not, then dad’s “man cave” may have to wait. The concept of a little hideaway for gender separateness is not new. There were women’s retiring rooms and men’s smoking rooms since buildings had architects. There has always...
June 2, 2016 - 6:53am
May 19, 2016
Terry Redlin’s creative gift brings happiness
Terry Redlin’s death a few weeks ago was a reminder of the delight that his work has given everyone who collects and enjoys his family-oriented style of painting. The 78-year-old South Dakota native passed away far too early on April 25, following more than a decade of complications...
May 19, 2016 - 8:02am
April 21, 2016
‘California Dreamin’’ exhibit opens at the university on May 2
She graduates in less than three weeks, but she’s already an entrepreneur. McCall Manske is one of those college kids who works while going to school, balancing college classes, a part-time job at The Jamestown Sun and simultaneously is pursuing a dream of becoming a full-time photographer....
April 21, 2016 - 6:12am
March 24, 2016
Tickets available for UJ's annual Dine & Bid April 16
The University of Jamestown’s 30th annual Dine and Bid is Saturday, April 16. Reservations are due by April 1, so the time to get a table is running short. Tickets are $75 per person for “Pearls with Purpose” and may be purchased by calling Morgan Bossman, special events coordinator,...
March 24, 2016 - 7:05am
March 3, 2016
Walentine’s spring recital Friday at UJ
Richard Walentine, professor of music and head of the University of Jamestown’s music department, will present his spring recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday in DeNault Auditorium at the Reiland Fine Arts Center on the UJ campus. Cody Guy Garrison will accompany him at the piano. This has...
March 3, 2016 - 6:59am