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What happened to the Trojans after the Trojan War is the basis for the one-act play, “The Trojan Women,” that Jamestown High School Drama will perform Friday, March 31, in Jamestown. Tony McIntyre, JHS theater director and an English teacher, said the play is about how former Trojan Queen Hecuba deals with the fate of her family and Helen of Troy after the Trojans’ are defeated by the Greeks in the Trojan War.
Collin Raye, a country music superstar with 16 No. 1 hits and 25 top 10 hits, celebrates his 25th anniversary in the music business with a stop Wednesday, April 5, at the Jamestown Civic Center. Thom Bresh is opening for Raye. The concert is a benefit for the James Valley Police Association. Jason Prochnow, a Jamestown police officer and association member, said the concert will help the group with its projects throughout the year.
Accessible parking spaces are not hard to see in parking lots. The spaces, commonly known as handicap parking, are outlined in blue paint and have a sign on a post which designates the space and what the penalty is for violators. Jamestown Chief of Police Scott Edinger said for the most part people in Jamestown are respectful of accessible parking spaces. "I've only seen it (illegal parking in accessible parking spaces) a half-dozen times in my adult life," he said.
If you go What: Songs of the Carnegie Cowboys: A dinner concert of the Jamestown Choralaires When: 7 p.m. Friday, March 31, and Saturday, April 1 Where: Zebedee Center at St. John's Academy, 215 5th St. SE Tickets: $35 each, available only at Looysen I Care, 821 1st Ave. S. Looysen I Care is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday. rrr
Stutsman County Sheriff Chad Kaiser has hired Mercer County Sheriff Dean Danzeisen to conduct an investigation into a claim that Casey Bradley, county auditor/chief operating officer, created a hostile work environment. Kaiser introduced Danzeisen to the Stutsman County Commission at its meeting Tuesday. Kaiser said Danzeisen arrived in Jamestown Tuesday and would most likely have the investigation wrapped up today or Thursday.
The Jamestown Police Department's 2016 annual report shows increases in calls for burglaries, theft of property and suspicious persons. Under reportable offenses in the annual report, burglary calls were up from 78 in 2015 to 100 in 2016. Also up were theft of property, from 87 in 2015 to 124 in 2016. Reportable offenses are crimes the Jamestown Police Department is required to report to the FBI each year.
Part of President Donald Trump's proposed budget for the 2018 fiscal year released Thursday would eliminate the Essential Air Service program, which provides commercial passenger service to airports in Jamestown, Devils Lake and Dickinson. Under Trump's proposed budget, eliminating the U.S. Department of Transportation's Essential Air Service program would save $175 million. Essential Air Service provides federal subsidies to airlines that provide commercial passenger service to rural and small-community airports.
Former Jamestown resident Kim Claussen has written her first novel, “Till Tomorrow,” a story of romance and recapturing a bit of youth.
The Griggs County Commission is looking at ways to split the $4,507 in dues it pays to be part of the South Central Dakota
An amendment to Senate Bill 2012, the bill that funds the North Dakota Department of Transportation, would give local governments the option of taking over eight NDDOT section shops that would otherwise close. The state Senate already approved the bill. The bill is currently before the House Appropriation Committee's Government Operations subcommittee, which is chaired by Rep. Mike Brandenburg, R-Edgeley.