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No one was injured in a fire at Cavendish Farms in Jamestown that occurred early Friday morning, said Lt. Sheldon Mohr with the Jamestown Fire Department. The fire, which was caused “between two fryers,” started around 5:30 a.m, Mohr said. Twenty-nine firefighters and six fire trucks were dispatched to the scene and were there for about an hour. “The fire was ceased quickly,” Mohr said.
Voter turnout for the 2016 primary election in Stutsman County exceeded the previous primary election in 2014 by 1,059 votes, totaling 3,936 ballots cast. Of the 3,936 ballots cast, 793 were early/absentee ballots and 3,143 were ballots cast on Tuesday. Nearly 19 percent of eligible voters in Stutsman County voted, according to centralpointnow.com, a company the county contracted with to provide voter turnout information.
The new $7 million Eventide Jamestown assisted-living facility that’ll open this fall will have a hotel-like feel, said Doug Panchot, executive director of Eventide Jamestown. “It will have that feel of a hotel, hospitality is really a focus of what we want to do and how we want to deliver service to our residents,” Panchot said.
A 35-mile pursuit that occurred early Monday morning ended in two arrests, said Lt. Justin Blinsky, night shift commander for the Jamestown Police Department. Blinksy said the pursuit started after a Jamestown police officer attempted a traffic stop at 2:02 a.m. in the southeast part of town.
The Jamestown/Stutsman Development Corp. Board of Directors denied a request from Kal Patel to accept a slightly smaller amount owed on a Flex Pace buydown the board approved in 2012. JSDC CEO Connie Ova said the development corporation received a payment of $30,000 from Patel on June 8. Patel owes $31,562, leaving a difference of $1,562.
Doug Burgum, Republican candidate for North Dakota governor, addressed a crowd of about 20 in Jamestown Wednesday night. alexandria cremer | THE SUN
An R.M. Stoudt employee directs a Running of the Pink participant to the end of the race after she finished running 6.2 miles.
Runners in the 10K (6.2 miles) take off at the ninth annual Running of the Pink in Jamestown Saturday morning. More than 500 people took part in the events, said Tara Kapp, business development center coordinator, R.M. Stoudt, which founded the Running of the Pink.
The 9th annual Running of the Pink started under sunny skies in Jamestown while over 500 participants ran to help fund breast and cervical cancer screenings. All proceeds from the race go to the Jamestown Regional Medical Center foundation and Women's Way.
VALLEY CITY, N.D. — The Gaukler Family Wellness Health Physical Education Center will open its doors here by the end of August, said Tyler Jacobson, director of Valley City Parks and Recreation. “We’re excited about it, we think it’s going to a great asset for the community,” Jacobson said. The center, a $16 million project, will be equipped with an indoor pool and hot tub, a child watch center, playground, two basketball courts, a three-lane track, two group fitness rooms and other amenities, Jacobson said.