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Gene Wilder, star of "Willy Wonka," "Blazing Saddles," dead at 83
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STILL ON TOP: Corell wins, Seidler champion at Jamestown Speedway
Jimmie start with sweep
Blue Jays top Central, Red River
Blue Jays fall to Sheyenne
Jimmies split in Orange City
Letter to the editor: Protest is over laws of nature being broken
National interests taking over state initiatives
Could TR park get OK today?
PORT: DHS audit revealed shameful conduct which put children at risk
Why risk convention that could rewrite Constitution
Gladys E. Fercho
Joann M Vogel Douglas
Darla Mae Carlson
Box Office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 Million As Hot Summer for Horror Continues
Candied bacon an easy-to-make, salty-sweet treat
Lisianthus annuals resemble the rose
Medina church holding chicken dinner
Monroe Crossing to perform in VC
Community calendar for Aug. 27, 2016
Public meetings scheduled next week
Health Dept. notes immunization rules
Births for Aug. 25, 2016
Ralph and Carol Hilgemann
August 24, 2016
The Roughrider Association rodeo on Oct. 27-29 may be the last at the Jamestown Civic Center. The Jamestown Civic Center and Promotion Committee voted 4-1 to notify the Roughrider Association it was terminating its agreement to host the rodeo. Two years remain on the contract. Councilman...
August 24, 2016 - 6:57am
August 22, 2016
California wildfire prompts weeklong closure of Hearst Castle
The historic Hearst Castle, a major tourist attraction on California's central coast, will be closed to the public through the week as a safety precaution due to a wildfire in the area that has destroyed more than 30 homes, state officials said on Monday.The monumental estate, built...
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August 22, 2016 - 11:47pm
August 13, 2016
Study examines genetics of bison in Theodore Roosevelt park
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — Research underway at Theodore Roosevelt National Park aims to help scientists better understand bison in order to...
August 13, 2016 - 7:39am
More visitors discovering splendor of national park's North Unit
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — To Jeff Van Hooser, the scenic drive through the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park is 14 miles of joy....
August 13, 2016 - 7:34am
July 1, 2016
FVA special meeting about updating bylaws
The Frontier Village Association Board of Directors scheduled a special meeting for 4 p.m. today at the town hall building after a Thursday meeting violated North Dakota open meeting laws by using a silent vote to approve an acting president and update bylaws. On Thursday FVA board...
July 1, 2016 - 6:37am
June 28, 2016
Jamestown Tourism exploring options for future building needs
The Jamestown Tourism Board of Directors is seeking more information on options for Jamestown Tourism’s future building needs. The board reviewed suggestions Monday from Jamestown Tourism staff members Searle Swedlund and Emily Bivens about how the board could explore options for...
June 28, 2016 - 7:52pm
LEAVING THE STATION Model train collection donated to Frontier Village
A new display in the depot building at Frontier Village highlights the golden era of trains in North Dakota. Dennis Kirschenmann of Fargo donated...
June 28, 2016 - 7:36am
June 20, 2016
Wagons Ho, Fort Seward wagon train hits trail for family fun
Roger Bucknell of Thornton, Iowa, said the Fort Seward Wagon Train fit his family's need for a fun family vacation this summer. Roger, his wife,...
June 20, 2016 - 4:43pm
June 10, 2016
Horses to replace two at Frontier Village
Frontier Village will soon have two new horses pulling the stagecoach, the Frontier Village Association Board learned Thursday. Karen George, the caretaker of the horse and pony operations at Frontier Village, said that after an inspection by veterinarian Dawn Entzminger, it was...
June 10, 2016 - 6:59am
May 13, 2016
FV to be host site for astronaut's items
Frontier Village will soon be a host site for items belonging to Richard Hieb, a Jamestown native who went on to become an astronaut and flew on three NASA space shuttle flights in the 1990s. The news came at the end of the Frontier Village Board meeting Thursday when Tina Busche,...
May 13, 2016 - 6:59am
April 26, 2016
Jamestown Tourism talks partnership with 1883 courthouse
The Jamestown Tourism Board of Directors met Monday at the 1883 Stutsman County Courthouse. The board members were given a tour by Guinn Hinman,...
April 26, 2016 - 7:03am
April 1, 2016
Executive session was not legal
The grant and executive board of the Jamestown Tourism Board of Directors held an executive session on Monday that did not follow North Dakota open meeting laws. The Jamestown Sun questioned the actions following the meeting and when asked, Jamestown Tourism provided the information...
April 1, 2016 - 6:57am
March 31, 2016
Canadian exchange rate may deter northern visitors
GRAND FORKS—A new survey shows three-fourths of Canadian travelers visit the Grand Forks area less often because of an unfavorable exchange rate. The survey results, which were released by the Greater Grand Forks Convention and Visitors Bureau Wednesday, help underline the...
March 31, 2016 - 6:30am
March 29, 2016
Tourism funds three projects
The Jamestown Tourism Executive Board on Thursday approved grants for a wrestling tournament, a choral event and the National Buffalo Museum. Ilana Xinos, executive director of the National Buffalo Museum, received the full $10,000 request that will catapult its effort to create...
March 29, 2016 - 7:01am
March 11, 2016
Vendor to fix Frontier Village building
Tom Mueller, owner of Dakota Belt & Moccasin, attended the Frontier Village Association board meeting Thursday to follow up on his offer to pay $10,000 toward repairs to the Village Trader building he leases in the summer. Mueller said that estimates to raise the corner of the...
March 11, 2016 - 6:06am