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A Jamestown man was sentenced to 18 years in state prison for sexually assaulting a woman after breaking into her apartment and threatening her in August 2016.
U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., said Tuesday he hopes to have a bill he introduced in the Senate on Nov. 7 that allows the federal government to sell 71 cabin lots on the Jamestown Reservoir to the people who now rent those lots, out of the Senate by year’s end.
The Stutsman County Commission unanimously approved Tuesday moving forward with a project to dredge a 50-foot-wide channel on a stretch of land just north of the bridge leading out to the island in Jamestown Reservoir. Costs for the project are not to exceed $35,000.
Wimbledon is one of two North Dakota communities chosen to be part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development's new Livable Communities program. Carol Peterson, a board member for the Wimbledon Community Grocery, said a steering committee made up of 11 people from the Wimbledon community will meet with USDA Rural Development officials today to discuss how the community will go through the new Livable Communities program process.
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The North Dakota Department of Transportation is seeking public comment on a proposed $1.18 million improvement project for U.S. Highway 52 in Carrington. The department is hosting a public input session from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Carrington City Hall, 103 10th Ave. N. Jamie Olson, a communications specialist for the department, said the majority of the project will be replacing the existing asphalt on Hwy 52, from the junction of N.D. Highway 200 south to 7th Street South, with concrete. She said the main purpose of this project is to improve the road's surface.
The Jamestown Police Department has medical kits for each of its officers and all of its marked patrol vehicles, thanks to donations from Drs.
The 1883 Stutsman County Courthouse had almost 2,400 visitors in its first season as a state historic site, according to Steve Reidburn. Reidburn is the site supervisor for the State Historical Society of North Dakota, which owns the 1883 Stutsman County Courthouse. "I'm pretty pleased with the numbers," he said. "We had no advertising to speak of. Jamestown Tourism and the State Historical Society (of North Dakota) would point people in our direction. I think we did well."