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Teagan Skunberg will be heading to Florida with some of her fellow University of Jamestown students in March to spend some time “doing something fun.”
The Stutsman County Commission approved Tuesday having the county sheriff take over an investigation into an allegation that Casey Bradley, county auditor/chief operating officer, created a hostile work environment. The commission voted 4-0 to terminate a contract with the Village B u s i n e s s I n s t i t u t e , which was hired to investigate the allegation. Commissioner Dennis Ova was absent. The files from the investigation are to be turned over to Stutsman County Sheriff Chad Kaiser, so he can conduct his own investigation.
The Jamestown Fire Department responded to a gas leak at a house in the 600 block of 5th Street Northeast Friday afternoon. The Jamestown Police Department blocked off between 5th and 7th Avenues Northeast during the call.
Jamestown has another option in real estate with the opening of RE/MAX Now. Beth Keller, of Jamestown, opened the RE/MAX real estate office here Tuesday. Keller is a real estate broker and has partnered with James Jensen, a real estate broker with Lawn Realty in Valley City, in RE/MAX Now. Keller has 22 years of experience in the real estate industry as a certified real estate appraiser.
Carol Hillstrom clears away ice that had built up in front of her home in the 500 block of 6th Street Southeast Friday afternoon. Chris Olson / The Sun
Southeast District Court Judge John Greenwood has announced he plans to retire Aug. 1. Greenwood submitted a letter of resignation Monday to Gov. Doug Burgum and Gerald VandeWalle, chief justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court. Greenwood was appointed to the Southeast District Court Judgeship No. 1 in 1999 by then-Gov. Ed Schafer. He was elected to the position in 2002 and re-elected in 2006 and 2012.
The search for a new South Central Dakota Regional Council executive director has started, as the Regional Council Executive Board approved Wednesday an advertisement for the position. Deb Kantrud, the former executive director, resigned from the position on Oct. 21 to work for the U.S. Small Business Administration office in Fargo. The executive board appointed Brenda Moritz as the interim executive director in October and announced the Regional Council would not start its search for a new director until after Jan. 1.
Don L. Wilhelm, who built his family’s business, Wilhelm Chevrolet Buick GMC, from the ground up in Jamestown, died Saturday at Morton Plant Hospital in Clearwater, Fla.
Kim Nohrenberg was one of a crowd of about 20 people who attended a public meeting Monday to discuss and learn more about a proposed $3 million paving project to improve 5th Street Northeast between 12th and 27th Avenues Northeast. The project will improve 5th Street Northeast, a gravel road, which will be the main access to the Two Rivers Activity Center.
Next week Jamestown Police Department officers and Stutsman County Sheriff's Office deputies will be helping law enforcement agencies defend the Dakota Access Pipeline site from protesters in Morton County. Scott Edinger, Jamestown chief of police, and Stutsman County Sheriff Chad Kaiser said Thursday that police officers and deputies will be sent to Morton County to assist the Morton County Sheriff's Office as needed.