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U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., said Friday that he was glad the federal government is back to work after a 16-day partial shutdown earlier this month. Cramer hosted a coffee discussion hour at Babb’s Coffee House in Jamestown Friday morning, with an audience of about 30 people listening and asking questions about the partial shutdown, the ongoing effort to enact a new farm bill and the possibility of China trying to influence U.S.
In less than 24 hours banks in Carrington and Medina were robbed in broad daylight, although authorities don’t believe the two incidents are connected at this time. Greg Boosalis, division counsel for the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Minneapolis, Minn., field office, said as of Friday evening there was no known link between the two robberies.
On Monday residents in the area between First and Second Streets Southwest and Third and Fifth Avenues Southwest may experience an interruption in water service. According to information from Interstate Engineering work crews will be performing maintenance on the water system. For more information about the sewer project go to jamestownsewerproject.com.
The North Dakota Department of Health announced Thursday that people who attended services and had communion at Catholic churches in Jamestown and Fargo on specific dates may have been exposed to the hepatitis A virus. The Health Department said Thursday that anyone who attended services at St. James Basilica and had communion between Sept. 29 and Oct.
The leaves are ready to turn as summer turns into fall. Soon the leaves will be gone and the first frigid cold and snows of winter will arrive. There are a myriad of tasks people will need to get done to be ready for the winter. At the top of that list should be getting your car or truck in winter driving shape. Frank Schumacher, owner of Preferred Transmission and Auto Service on Fifth Avenue Northeast, said drivers should use common sense when it comes to getting their vehicles ready for the big cold. "Well, people should get the coolant strength in their vehicle checked," he said.
Larry Kirk wants you to give disc golf a try. To promote the sport he loves, Kirk said he will play disc golf in all 50 states in 50 days. "Why am I doing this? For the love of the game, disc golf," he said. Kirk, a technical sergeant and aerospace ground equipment technician with the California Air National Guard, was at Klaus Park in Jamestown Saturday evening to play his third round of disc golf of the day in North Dakota.
The $1.32 million expansion project at Ave Maria Village is about half done, according to Tim Burchill, CEO of the skilled nursing and rehabilitation center. Progress has been steady on building a new chapel, family suite and transportation center for Ave Maria Village in Jamestown. Burchill said Saturday the structure for the transportation center is substantially complete, and the studs are up for the the Rev. N.E. and Lillian McCoy Family Suite. "We're at about 50 percent complete on the project," Burchill said.
Jamestown and Stutsman County experienced a slight overall decline in taxable sales and purchases in the first quarter of 2013 as compared to last year. The North Dakota State Tax Department released the taxable sales and purchases report for the first quarter of 2013 last week.
The Buffalo City Tourism Foundation Executive Board approved a $6,000 request Wednesday from James River Rodeo to replace the old wood decking and seating at the rodeo arena next to the Stutsman County Fairgrounds. The BCTF Grant Board, which meets prior to the executive board, reviewed the request from the James River Rodeo.
When Jim Boyd retired in 2006 after 31 years with UTC Aerospace Systems, he didn't really have a plan for what he would do with all his free time. What he did have was a lot of experience in business development and strategic planning. He is putting that knowledge back to work in his new business, Strategic Plan ND, L.L.C. The business is located in the Jamestown Business Center, Suite 135, 300 Second Ave. NE.