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November 4, 2016
Two workers work more than 100 feet above ground Thursday on the new water tower being constructed southeast of Jamestown. John M. Steiner /...
November 4, 2016 - 6:44am
September 17, 2016
Adding a water tower: Rural Water District building its second water tower
A busy construction season has wrapped up some projects for Stutsman Rural Water District, but crews will work on other projects as long as the...
September 17, 2016 - 6:59am
June 2, 2015
City approves water tower paint
The Jamestown water tower near Cavendish Farms will get a new coat of interior paint this summer. The Jamestown City Council unanimously approved proceeding with the project Monday. The project will now be advertised for bids. The new paint job comes nine years after the tower was...
June 2, 2015 - 7:20am
June 4, 2014
Painting the water tower
A crew gets into position Tuesday to apply paint to the new water tower in southwest Jamestown. John M. Steiner / The Sun
June 4, 2014 - 9:31am
April 12, 2014
Letter to the editor: Buffalo on water tower would show residents’ pride
This is in regard to the suggestion by John Kubenski Jr. in his letter to the editor that was published in Wednesday’s Jamestown Sun. I think Kubenski has a wonderful idea, and his reasoning is right on target. Wherever we travel, when I tell someone we live in the Jamestown area,...
April 12, 2014 - 7:22am
April 9, 2014
Letter to the editor: Water tower should have buffalo on both sides of it
Regarding naming the water tower: I would like to mention that Jamestown needs to improve its image and by painting the new water tower white with a brown buffalo on both sides it will help it. It will attract tourists to the city and promote businesses to move here. The thought...
April 9, 2014 - 7:27am
March 5, 2014
Letter to the editor: Water tower is perfect for likeness of ‘Dakota Thunder’
Jamestown is known as the “Buffalo City,” is it not? Thus the new water tower located south of Interstate 94 and east of U.S. Highway 281 would be perfect for a likeness to “Dakota Thunder,” a Jamestown landmark located at the Frontier Village site. Granted, Jamestown has...
March 5, 2014 - 7:28am
February 27, 2014
Letter to the editor: Water tower design should be used as marketing tool
The City Council will make the final decision at its regular meeting on Monday about how to paint the new water tower in southwest Jamestown. This tower is visible from all directions when driving into town and has the potential to provide a statement about our community. If the decision...
February 27, 2014 - 7:30am
February 21, 2014
Committee wants one color for water tower
The new water tower in south Jamestown will be painted one color and have a simple logo, according to the recommendation of the city’s Public Works Committee Thursday. The plan passed the committee on a 4-1 vote with Mayor Katie Andersen dissenting. Andersen had proposed a multicolored...
February 21, 2014 - 7:04am
January 22, 2012
Feds investigating ND water tower shooting
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Officials say a water tower on Fort Berthold Indian Reservation has been shot full of holes. The federal Bureau of Reclamation says the 750,000-gallon water tower near Parshall was shot early this month. The agency says a reward is being offered for tips.
January 22, 2012 - 9:30am
September 29, 2009
After years of discussion, Smiley will come down
It's probably the most recognizable of Grand Forks' water towers -- and certainly the most contentious in recent years -- but if the weather...
September 29, 2009 - 7:57am
June 3, 2009
'Smiley' water tower coming down
GRAND FORKS (AP) -- The Grand Forks City Council has unanimously approved a bid to demolish the city's 77-year-old "Smiley" water tower. The old tower with a painted smile and a wink will come down this fall, at a cost of around $62,000. The council also approved a contract for...
June 3, 2009 - 7:55am