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FESSENDEN, N.D. - A Southeast District Court judge rejected a plea agreement for former Wells County Sheriff Johnny Lawson Thursday, who is accused of accepting and consuming illegal drugs and not performing his duties as a public official. Judge Daniel Narum rejected the agreement reached between the Wells County State’s Attorney’s Office and Lawson that would have had Lawson pleading guilty to a Class A misdemeanor in exchange for testifying against Alexander Lail.
IF YOU GO What: Roughrider Rodeo Association of North Dakota State Rodeo Finals When: 6-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 27-28; 2 p.m. start on Sunday, Oct. 29 Where: Jamestown Civic Center, 212 3rd Ave. NE Tickets: $12 adults, $8 children 12 and younger, $30 adult three-day pass, $20 children three-day pass. Tickets available at the door.
Laetitia Mizero Hellerud fled her home country of Burundi as a
By Presidents Day 2019, Alfred Dickey Library will be ready for its next 100 years of use by patrons. That is the goal of the Centennial Initiative, a project to renovate Alfred Dickey Library by the James River Valley Library System Board. With an estimated cost of $502,640, the initiative has already replaced the roof on the building and when it is done will have repaired the building’s foundation and replaced carpeting, chairs and computer tables.
Offutt Brass, the brass ensemble of the U.S. Air Force Heartland of America Band, will perform a free concert Tuesday in Voorhees Chapel on the University of Jamestown campus. The brass quintet is comprised of two trumpets, a trombone, French horn, tuba and percussion.
Jamestown will host the Pride of Dakota Jamestown Harvest Showcase this week at the Jamestown Civic Center, the first time the North Dakota Department of Agriculture has brought the showcase to this area. The two-day event will include about 100 booths with vendors offering a variety of North Dakota-made products, from art and jewelry to food.
The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Commission will have to cut its 2018 general fund spending by more than $68,000 due to a miscalculation in how much the commission could increase the Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department’s general fund property tax.
Shane Moran, the Courtenay man who organized a recall effort against Courtney City Council member John Bailey, defeated Bailey in a special election Monday. In unofficial results from Nicole Melland, Stutsman County interim county auditor/chief operating officer, Moran received 17 votes, Bailey 11. She said 28 of Courtenay’s eligible 43 voters cast a ballot Monday.
A moose making its way through northeast Jamestown, near the Jamestown Regional Airport, caught the attention of dozens of motorists along N.D. Higway 20 and 13th Street Northeast just before noon Sunday. Jamestown Police Department Officer Andrew Stoen said the department was on hand to stop traffic in the event the animal wanted to cross 13th Street Northeast. Chris Olson / The Sun
The Two Rivers Activity Center has been open a little more than a month and is well on its way to making its first year goal of 2,700 members.