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JAYS END DROUGHT: Jamestown boys soccer headed to state tournament
Jays earn return trip to state tournament
Ament, Jays remain upbeat
Uehran surpasses 1K kills
Reflections on Alvin Biesen
Leaders need to say pipeline will be built
A test for ND farm law
Letter to the editor: Funding already exists for anti-tobacco programs
How Measure 4 would affect low-income smokers
Letter to the editor: Jamestown could learn from VC’s recycling center’s operation
Mona L. Williams
Florence Christenson Fuller
Marit Kjellfrid Romsaas
Lyle Franklin Jr.
Julie Ann "Merna" VenHuizen
Presbyterian church sets special event
Mission trip planned to Peru
Nicaragua mission fundraiser lunch set
Teen Challenge to be at church
'A wonderful event for the community'
Community calendar for Sept. 30
Community calendar of events for Sept. 28, 2016
F-M Icelandic Klub offers scholarships
Parent-teacher conferences set
Stetson LeRoy Berg
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Stutsman County plans $5 million in road work
Look for a lot of traffic cones and road construction signs around Stutsman County this summer with almost $5 million in projects planned, according to Casey Bradley, county auditor/chief operating officer. “It’s going to be a very busy year,” he said. “We will be spending...
April 30, 2016 - 7:08am
In the record
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for April 29: * 2 traffic citations * 5 traffic warnings * 13 parking tickets * 2 accidents investigated * 2 warrants served * 1 disturbance call * 43 public assistance calls * 2 animal calls Statistics for the Stutsman County Sheriff’s...
April 30, 2016 - 6:56am
April 28, 2016
County participates in exercise
Stutsman County participated in a simulated statewide tornado exercise Wednesday morning as part of Severe Summer Weather Awareness Week. The exercise began at 11:15 a.m. with a test tornado warning initiated by the National Weather Service. As part of the exercise, the county’s...
April 28, 2016 - 7:09am
April 23, 2016
Jamestown Fire Department calls
Jamestown Fire Department calls April 15-21: April 15: 9:08 p.m., fire department responded to 725 Westminster Hall-Nierling Hall, to a report of smoke. Fire was out upon arrival of fire units and firefighters extracted smoke from the building. Cause: burnt belt on a washing machine....
April 23, 2016 - 8:03am
In the record
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for April 22: * 16 traffic citations * 20 traffic warnings * 5 parking tickets * 3 accidents investigated * 1 criminal arrest * 1 juvenile referral * 1 warrant served * 3 crimes investigated * 39 public assistance calls * 3 animal calls...
April 23, 2016 - 6:55am
April 22, 2016
Support the shooting range
A small group of people is raising money and forming an organization to create a new shooting sports facility near Jamestown. We applaud their efforts and hope the community steps forward to help. The Jamestown Marksmanship Education Range Board of Directors set a $250,000 fundraising...
April 22, 2016 - 7:55am
In the record
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for April 21: * 4 traffic citations * 6 traffic warnings * 3 parking tickets * 4 criminal arrests * 1 juvenile referral * 2 warrants served * 8 crimes investigated * 1 disturbance call * 35 public assistance calls * 5 animal calls Statistics...
April 22, 2016 - 7:18am
April 20, 2016
Pursuit ends in arrest
The Jamestown Police Department and Stutsman County Sheriff’s Office apprehended a Bismarck man who allegedly led local law enforcement officers...
April 20, 2016 - 7:05am
April 19, 2016
In the record
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for April 18: * 2 traffic citations *10 traffic warnings * 15 parking tickets * 3 accidents investigated * 2 criminal arrests * 1 juvenile referral * 5 warrants served * 9 crimes investigated * 1 disturbance call * 73 public assistance...
April 19, 2016 - 7:03am
April 14, 2016
Reversing the statewide trend: Sales tax numbers up for Jamestown for fourth quarter of 2015
Jamestown retail sales activity jumped by 19.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015 when compared to the fourth quarter of 2014. “Retail has been our shining star,” said Connie Ova, CEO of the Jamestown/Stutsman Development Corp. “The new stores and the quality of the existing...
April 14, 2016 - 7:40am
April 8, 2016
County-SCDRC working out differences, communication the key
The Stutsman County Commission and South Central Dakota Regional Council resolving their differences is good for the communities the Regional Council serves. It's good to see a committee made up of members from the Regional Council and County Commission meet and reach an agreement...
April 8, 2016 - 6:39am
April 6, 2016
County Commission agrees to pay 2016 fee to Regional Council
The strained relationship between the Stutsman County Commission and South Central Dakota Regional Council is improving after the County Commission approved Tuesday paying the county’s share of $34,824 in annual fees to be a member of the Regional Council. The approval is conditioned...
April 6, 2016 - 7:06am
March 23, 2016
County, SCDRC committee discuss budget issues
Ongoing issues between Stutsman County and South Central Dakota Regional Council officials related to budget and financial concerns will be addressed in the coming months. A committee made up of Stutsman County Commission and Regional Council members met Tuesday and reached agreement...
March 23, 2016 - 7:02am
March 22, 2016
Opera House Grocery opens in Jamestown in 1892
Announcements of new businesses are commonly written in glowing terms describing the grandeur of the new endeavor. The Opera House Grocery was described as the finest grocery west of St. Paul. The new grocery was called the Opera House because it was located in the same block as...
March 22, 2016 - 8:29am
In the record
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for March 21: * 24 traffic citations * 25 traffic warnings * 11 accidents investigated * 54 criminal arrests * 1 juvenile referral * 2 warrants served * 18 crimes investigated * 3 disturbance calls * 125 public assistance calls * 4 animal...
March 22, 2016 - 7:25am