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January 13, 2016
No garbage pickup Monday
Due to the Martin Luther King Day Holiday, there will be no garbage pickup on Monday. Monday’s garbage route will be picked up on Tuesday. Tuesday’s route will be picked up on Wednesday; Wednesday and Thursday’s routes will be picked up on Thursday with normal garbage pickup...
January 13, 2016 - 7:48am
December 12, 2015
New Rockford gets loan for water main project
The Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Program has awarded a loan to the city of New Rockford for a water main replacement project. This is the second loan awarded from the DWSRF Program administered by the North Dakota Department of Health. The $270,000 DWSRF loan will be applied...
December 12, 2015 - 8:06am
December 11, 2015
Equipment failure cause of early morning outage
Equipment failure on top of a power line pole was the apparent cause of a 51-minute power outage early Thursday affecting 350 customers. The outage occurred from about 3:50 a.m. to approximately 5:40 a.m. “A piece of equipment on a power pole malfunctioned and burned, causing a...
December 11, 2015 - 6:50am
December 10, 2015
Northeast Jamestown has early morning power outage
An equipment failure and fire on a power pole left about 350 Jamestown residents without power early this morning, according to Chris Oehler, spokesperson for Otter Tail Power Company. The malfunction occurred at about 3:50 a.m. this morning and resulted in an outage affecting part...
December 10, 2015 - 10:44am
November 20, 2015
No garbage to be picked up Thursday
No garbage will be picked up Thursday due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday, according to the city engineer’s office. Thursday’s garbage will be picked up on Wednesday, and all other pickups will occur on the regularly scheduled day. All pickup routes begin at 7 a.m. The baling...
November 20, 2015 - 7:09am
November 13, 2015
Substation failure causes outage in Jamestown
A mechanical failure in an electrical substation caused a brief power outage for customers on the east side of Jamestown this afternoon. Cris Oehler, vice president of public relations for Otter Tail Power Co., said the outage started at 1:50 p.m., and workers restored power at 2:20...
November 13, 2015 - 7:21am
November 7, 2015
Wall Street flat as rate hike eyed; banks counter utilities drop
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks ended little changed on Friday, with a rise in financials countered by a slide in utilities and other sectors. Wall Street took the strong U.S. jobs report as evidence the Federal Reserve will soon raise interest rates. Since the Fed last week opened the...
November 7, 2015 - 9:04am
April 30, 2015
Digging up the street
John M. Steiner / The Sun City crews were digging up a corner in the street Wednesday as seen in southeast Jamestown.
April 30, 2015 - 7:12am
Electric power grid projects approved by Public Service Commission
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Public Service Commission approved Wednesday permits for three electrical power infrastructure projects in western North Dakota being planned by Basin Electric Power Cooperative. The projects, costing about $445 million, involve expansions...
April 30, 2015 - 7:00am
April 24, 2015
Repairs needed for storm sewer main
The cleaning is “fundamentally” done on the storm sewer main in Jamestown, City Engineer Reed Schwartzkopf said Thursday. Now that the storm sewer is cleaned, the need for repairs is visible, he said. The cleaning of the storm sewer main was performed by Scherbenske Inc.
April 24, 2015 - 7:20am
April 22, 2015
City modifies agreement with OTPC
Otter Tail Power Co. will be required to submit any future plans for expansions and enhancements to the electrical power system in Jamestown to the city engineer’s office in the future.
April 22, 2015 - 7:14am
April 16, 2015
Council helps secure funds for sewer
Work could start as early as today on repairing the city of Cleveland’s sewer system after a public hearing today at the Cleveland Senior Center. The hearing scheduled for 5 p.m. by the city of Cleveland will be on a proposed $52,311 project to replace pumps on the city’s sewer...
April 16, 2015 - 7:14am
March 31, 2015
No garbage pick up Friday
No garbage will be picked up Friday due to Good Friday. Wednesday’s and Thursday’s routes will be picked up on Wednesday, and Friday’s garbage route will be picked up on Thursday. All other pickups will be on the regularly scheduled day beginning at 7 a.m. The baling facility...
March 31, 2015 - 7:11am
March 11, 2015
Watermain break reported Monday
A watermain break in southwest Jamestown left homes along one block without water most of Monday afternoon, according to Steve Suko, utility operations director for the city of Jamestown. The break occurred on 15th Avenue Southwest. The same street saw multiple line breaks last spring,...
March 11, 2015 - 7:22am
February 18, 2015
Storm drain cleaning work will continue
Work began at the intersection of 4th Avenue and 2nd Street Southeast and will continue along 2nd Street to 7th Avenue and south to 6th Street Southeast throughout the week. Motorists should be aware of construction crews in the area of the viaduct throughout the week. Traffic may...
February 18, 2015 - 7:21am