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Jamestown Area Ambulance and the Stutsman County Sheriff’s Office either now carry or will be carrying the injectable and nasal spray versions of naloxone, a drug that counters the effects of an opiate overdose. On Sept. 26 Gov. Doug Burgum signed an executive order to have state cabinet agencies work with law enforcement and local and tribal governments to make naloxone available to first responders, community leaders and individual opioid users and their family members.
The Jamestown Kiwanis Club and volunteers bagged 163,216 meals
The Jamestown Kiwanis Club held its seventh annual Kids Against Hunger event Saturday morning, bagging 163,216 meals. Janna Bergstedt, an event co-chair, said the Kiwanis exceed their goal of having 100,000 meal bags packaged at the event held at Stutsman Harley-Davidson. “Having almost 400 people show up to volunteer, that was something,” she said.
Methamphetamine continues to be a problem in Jamestown and Stutsman County, according to local law enforcement agencies. Scott Edinger, Jamestown chief of police, said Friday that police officers in Jamestown are dealing with methamphetamine either directly or indirectly on a nightly basis.
The Jamestown Fire Department responded to a backyard trash fire Friday morning. Jamestown Fire Chief Jim Reuther said it is against city ordinance to burn anything other than firewood in a residential lot. Even then, the fire must be contained inside fire pit, like the kind sold at hardware and retail stores.
The Jamestown Police Department located Jon Schuldheisz, 16, a runaway Jamestown boy, on Wednesday night. Officer Andrew Staska said around 10:45 p.m. a call to the Stutsman County Communications Center provided an anonymous tip of Schuldheisz’s location. Staska said officers went to the apartment building where Schuldheisz was located and saw the teen through a window of one of the apartments.
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This year’s Kids Against Hunger meal-packi
Alonna Brady has enjoyed scary movies most of her life. Brady, of Jamestown, went through the Buffalo City Scream Team’s haunted house, located at 1620 8th Ave. SW, on Saturday evening. It was the last night the haunted house was scheduled to be open for the season. “Personally, curiosity prompted me to go to the haunted house,” she said Monday. “Sometimes the unknown is fun.”
Students from Louis L’Amour Elementary School watch a video on anti-bullying during a spirit rally at the school Friday morning. Chris Olson / The Sun