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The Jamestown Main Street Downtown Association’s three-year strategic plan includes four projects that will help the association become more involved in the Jamestown community. The JMSDA contracted with Strategic Plan ND, a Jamestown-based consulting business, in September to develop the three-year plan.
A second robbery of a gas station/convenience within three weeks on 10th Street Southwest has Jamestown Chief of Police Scott Edinger advising business owners to make sure security and surveillance systems are properly working. At 7:42 p.m. Thursday law enforcement officers from three agencies responded to a call from Stutsman County Communications that a man had robbed Jetstream Car Wash. Maj.
The two North Dakota men who allegedly assaulted a man on Thanksgiving Day in Jamestown have pleaded not guilty to charges of aggravated assault. Shawn Laber, 26, Mohall, N.D., appeared in Southeast District Court here Thursday at a preliminary hearing/arraignment on charges of aggravated assault and conspiracy to commit aggravated assault.
Steve and Nancy Kuykendall will perform a concert featuring their take on popular and classical music on Jan. 18 in Jamestown. Jamestown Performing Arts Inc. is sponsoring the concert as part of its “An Evening With …” series. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Arts Center, 115 2nd St. SW, with tickets sold at the door.
The Jamestown Regional Airport Authority is recommending the U.S. Department of Transportation accept the bid from SkyWest Airlines to provide passenger air service starting on April 1. Airport Authority Chairman Jim Boyd said Monday he thinks the SkyWest Airlines bid, which would provide one daily non-stop flight roundtrip from Denver to Jamestown on a 50-seat jet airplane, will bring back passengers the airport lost when Delta Airlines (Air Lines) contract ended on March 31, 2012. “We lost 53 percent of our customers when Delta left,” he said.
Jamestown Fire Chief Jim Ruether, along with Stutsman County Emergency Manager Jerry Bergquist and Jamestown Chief of Police Scott Edinger, said a train crash near Casselton Monday will probably lead to more hazardous material and locomotive training. BNSF officials have worked with the Jamestown Fire Department and Jamestown Rural Fire Department in training on locomotives and what to do in the event of a train derailment, both in Jamestown and out in the rural areas, Ruether said. Ruether said he wasn’t aware there had been a train derailment west of Casselton Monday afternoon until he got
Stutsman County and most of North Dakota is under a blizzard warning until noon today, with an arctic air mass moving down from Canada today that will plunge most of the nation into a deep freeze for the next four to five days. The National Weather Service office in Bismarck issued a blizzard warning for Stutsman County and the surrounding area that started at 6 p.m. Friday. Blizzard conditions developed across western and central North Dakota Friday night, with northwest winds gusting up to 50 miles per hour.
The next exhibit at the Arts Center in Jamestown, “Creative Spirits,” features the works of two artists who work in mixed media. The exhibit opens Jan. 9 and runs through March 1. The Arts Center is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for Dec. 31 are as follows: * 3 traffic citations * 2 traffic warnings * 1 parking ticket * 7 accidents investigated * 1 criminal arrest * 4 crimes investigated * 24 public assistance calls * 4 animal calls Statistics for the Stutsman County Sheriff’s Office for Dec. 31 are as follows: * 2 citations * 4 warrants * 7 civil process services * 1 accident * 1 animal call * 15 calls for service Statistics were not available from the offices on Jan. 1 due to the New Year’s holiday.
A local health official has seen more people with sore throats and colds in December, but not a lot of cases of the flu in Stutsman County. Marcia Bollingberg, director of nursing for the Central Valley Health District, said Tuesday she has seen more people coming in and getting flu vaccinations. “We have flu serum left, so people can come in and get a flu shot,” she said. According to the North Dakota Department of Health’s flu website, www.ndflu.com , since Sept. 1 through Tuesday, there have only been seven cases of the flu verified in Stutsman County and none in Logan County.