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December 18, 2014
Utility customers to bear additional cost
BISMARCK — Two utility companies will charge their North Dakota customers more next year to recover the cost of transmission line projects. The North Dakota Public Service Commission approved transmission cost recovery riders Wednesday for Otter Tail Power Co., Montana-Dakota Utilities...
December 18, 2014 - 7:20am
November 1, 2014
Easement dispute keeps couple from utilities
PORCUPINE, N.D. — Douglas Skye says it’s a good thing he and his companion are such tough Indians, because if they weren’t, they’d be...
November 1, 2014 - 9:12am
October 27, 2014
Alley work begins today in the city
Starting today, the alley in the 800 block between 2nd and 3rd Avenue Southeast will be under construction due to alley paving, according to the Jamestown city engineer’s office. The work is expected to last about a week, depending on weather. Access to the alley will be limited...
October 27, 2014 - 7:55am
September 5, 2014
Utility repair work next week to result in some water outages
The city engineer’s office said Friday that intermittent water outages can be expected next week for Jamestown residents in the area of the 2nd Avenue Northeast to 2nd Avenue Northwest from 5th Street North to 8th Street North. The outages are expected starting at about 8 a.m. Monday...
September 5, 2014 - 11:52am
August 21, 2014
Many breaks: Crews make repairs in southwest Jamestown
Multiple water line failures in southwest Jamestown have residents looking for places to shower and purchasing bottled water. “It’s more...
August 21, 2014 - 6:49am
August 14, 2014
Rates to rise: Jamestown utility rates will go up 5 percent in 2015
Jamestown residents can anticipate a 5 percent increase in the costs of city-furnished utilities in 2015. This affects all users of water, sewer and garbage services, with the exception of Cavendish Farms, which will see a 3 percent increase in sewer rates. The Jamestown City Council...
August 14, 2014 - 6:48am
August 13, 2014
Operation Round Up funds help others
Through the generosity of members, electric co-ops around the country are making big differences out of small change. They, along with Dakota Valley Electric, do that through Operation Round Up, a program that gives grants to local organizations and individuals. Participating members...
August 13, 2014 - 7:45am
July 15, 2014
Bemidji officials dealing with leaks
BEMIDJI, Minn. — Bemidji’s events center may have to spend as much as $80,000 to find out why it sometimes leaks, officials said Monday. Mike Cronin, the Sanford Center’s operations director, reported to the Sanford Center Advisory Board on Monday that panels on the side of...
July 15, 2014 - 7:26am
July 1, 2014
Tests find bacteria in water at one location here
Residents served by the Jamestown municipal water system are being warned of two failed bacteria tests this month, according to Steve Suko, utility operations director for Jamestown. The city is notifying residents by mail today. Residents are not being asked to boil water or take...
July 1, 2014 - 6:53am
June 26, 2014
No garbage pickup July 4
There will be no garbage pickup July 4 due to the Independence Day holiday, according to the city engineer’s office. During that week, Wednesday and Thursday’s garbage routes will be picked up on Wednesday. The July 4 garbage route will be picked up on Thursday. All other pickups...
June 26, 2014 - 7:15am
May 28, 2014
Residential water outage Thursday in Jamestown
The Jamestown City Engineer's Office announced all residents in the area of the 2nd Street Southwest Bridge, from 6th Street Southwest to Klaus Park will experience water outages starting at around 8 a.m. Thursday. The utility work is expected to be completed within the work day. For...
May 28, 2014 - 8:52am
April 22, 2014
Alleyway garbage pickup to resume
Beginning Monday, city sanitation crews will resume garbage pickup in the alleyways. Street Department crews have already begun grading and graveling operations in unpaved alleys. Garbage should be placed out for pickup by 7 a.m. Trucks will not return to the area due to missed garbage...
April 22, 2014 - 7:21am
April 12, 2014
Attempt to thaw pipes may have tainted water
TIOGA, N.D. — The North Dakota Department of Health has experts in Tioga because chemicals used to thaw frozen pipes in an apartment complex may have gotten in the water system. Tioga officials were told Thursday that chemicals, possibly including antifreeze, may have been introduced...
April 12, 2014 - 7:44am
Zoning permit for Jamestown landfill expansion tabled
A zoning permit necessary for an expansion to the Jamestown landfill was tabled by the Bloom Township Board of Supervisors Thursday, according to Roy Werner, chairman of the board of supervisors. “No decision was made and we will discuss it at a later date,” he said. “We need...
April 12, 2014 - 7:16am
April 11, 2014
Letter to the editor: Tell city dates you will be gone to avoid being charged
I recently returned from an extended vacation and upon opening my mail, I discovered the usual water bills. I had dutifully turned off the main water valve in my basement before leaving to prevent any unwanted problems. Upon informing the folks at City Hall that perhaps my water...
April 11, 2014 - 7:01am