Chris Olson / Jamestown Sun
The Jamestown Regional Airport Authority is seeking approval from federal and state agencies to have $3 million in rehabilitation projects done in 2018 for a runway and one of the airport’s taxiways.
On most Saturday evenings from the beginning of May through the end of September, you can find Jane Eberhardt sitting in the top row of the grandstands at Jamestown Speedway watching the races. Eberhardt has been coming to the speedway since her son, Patrick, built a late model stock car in 1978. “Johnny C, Johnny Corell (Sr.), drove it for us for three years,” she said Friday, “then he purchased it (the car).”
The Stutsman County Commission approved Tuesday a contract with a company to provide sign language service t
The Stutsman County Parks Board will discuss a proposed project Tuesday that could help water flow more easily near the boat launch and fishing docks on the Jamestown Reservoir south of Lakeside Marina. The proposal is to create a channel just north of the bridge that connects the reservoir island from the mainland. The area has filled in with silt and sand over time.
Bruce Jensen, a professor at the University of Jamestown, will be joining the thousands of people who are making their way to the middle of the United States Monday to see the solar eclipse.
Meetings scheduled in area The North Dakota Soybean Processors LLC will hold meetings next week in this area for accredited investors who are interested in investing in the company. The meetings scheduled: Wimbledon: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, Clemens farm, 10020 19th St SE
Seth Kenna has worked at the Jamestown Municipal Swimming Pool for five years, the last four as a lifeguard. He grew up in Jamestown, learned to swim at the pool and spent many summer days there having fun with family and friends. That will end Friday, when the Jamestown Municipal Swimming Pool closes for the last time.
Two Stutsman County commissioners said it will be tough finding a replacement for Casey Bradley, the county auditor/chief operating officer who resigned Thursday. Bradley sent a letter of resignation to the five members of the Stutsman County Commission Thursday. He wrote his last day will be Aug. 4 and that he would assist the county in any way he can to ensure a smooth transition to a new auditor/chief operating officer.
A team of Canadian storm chasers anticipating severe weather were in North Dakota Friday. The seven storm chasers from Tornado Hunters, a Saskatchewan-based freelance media company, had been in Texas on Thursday and were following a storm that was capable of producing tornadoes. “If there is anywhere in America where there will be a tornado today,” said Greg Johnson, a founder of Tornado Hunters, “it will be within 100 miles of Devils Lake.”
Opening statements were heard Thursday morning in the trial of a Bismarck man accused of aggravated assault in Southeast District Court in Jamestown.