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Josh Hoffman, a lineman with Northern Plains Electric Cooperative, is returning today from Haiti.
The Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce’s Home & Garden Show opens Saturday at the Jamestown Civic Center with vendor booths and seminars. The show runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Chad Jackson is the new jail administrator for the Stutsman County Correctional Center. Jackson, a Jamestown High School and University of Jamestown graduate, was hired March 3 to replace Tracy Trapp, the former jail administrator who resigned Jan. 1. Jackson has experience with the SCCC, as he worked there from 1997 to 1999 as a corrections officer while earning a degree in criminal justice from UJ. “One of my instructors at the college was the jail administrator at the time,” he said.
The Buffalo City Tourism Foundation Board will pursue the “idea” of having its new logo put on the city’s south water tower after it discussed the matter at its annual meeting Monday. The Jamestown City Council is expected to make a decision about the color and whether or not a logo will be included on the water tower at its April 7 meeting. The BCTF will unveil its new brand, including a logo, from 4 to 7 p.m. on May 9 at the Arts Center.
VIENNA - About 140 cases of missing or unauthorized use of nuclear and radioactive material were reported to the U.N.
The South Central Dakota Regional Council is looking for new office space after its board of directors accepted a $125,000 offer Wednesday from the Jamestown/Stutsman Development Corp.
The Jamestown Regional Airport Authority rejected all bids received for a nine-bay T-hangar building and accepted a recommendation from its General Aviation Committee to seek bids on a smaller T-hangar building. At its meeting Wednesday, the Airport Authority reviewed the recommendation from the General Aviation Committee. The authority received seven bids for the nine-bay T-hangar building last month.
Changes in state law concerning how prescription medications are distributed last year have created a shared pharmacy program between the North Dakota State Hospital and the state Department of Human Services regional service centers. North Dakota State Hospital Superintendent Alex Schweitzer said Monday the tele-pharmacy program has worked well since it started in July.
Construction on a full-service branch of Dacotah Bank Inc. in Jamestown is expected to start as soon as the weather allows it. Dan Vollmer, regional president for the northern region of Dacotah Bank, said the bank received permission from the Federal Reserve Board last week to establish a branch and offer banking services in Jamestown. “It (the bank branch) will be just east of Walmart, across from Applebee’s, on an undeveloped parcel,” he said. The company has already purchased the parcel and hired Hillerud Construction Inc.
A 39-year-old James-town woman pleaded guilty to possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia and was sentenced on Feb. 26 in the Southeast District Court. Kathy Marie Albrecht, 615 5th St. NE, was sentenced by Judge John Greenwood to serve one year and one day with the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, with 276 days suspended and credit for 10 days served. Albrecht is serving the remainder of her time in prison, 90 days, in the Stutsman County Correctional Center.