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Stutsman County Parks Superintendent Marlyn Bertsch resigned his position Monday for personal reasons, according to Nicole Meland, Stutsman County auditor/chief operating officer. The Stutsman County Park Board had scheduled a special meeting Monday to appoint an interim superintendent, but had to cancel the meeting when a member couldn’t show up due to travel delays.
The sound of "gunfire" erupted around 3 p.m. Thursday in the lobby of Jamestown Regional Medical Center, part of a drill to test the medical center's training in case of an active shooter inside the building. The gunfire came from cap guns, devices that make a loud sound similar to gunfire, according to Scott Edinger, Jamestown chief of police.
KENSAL, N.D. -- What caused a Canadian Pacific Railway train to derail about three-quarters of a mile east of Kensal around 3:12 a.m. on Friday, March 30, remains under investigation by the company. According to information from Andy Cummings, manager of media relations for Canadian Pacific Railway, two locomotives and three cars of a westbound Canadian Pacific Railway mixed freight train derailed near Kensal.
The first day of the city of Jamestown’s residential recycling
Robins stand on a patch of open ground in the sun along 3rd Street Southeast Sunday afternoon. Chris Olson / The Sun
Spring officially started almost two weeks ago, but winter weather is persisting, at least through this week. Two snow-producing systems moved across North Dakota Friday and into Saturday, dropping 4 inches of snow in the Jamestown area. The snow systems created icy road conditions Friday and Saturday, but there were no major accidents reported in Jamestown or Stutsman County.
Addiction is a chronic disease and should be treated as such, Kathryn Helgaas Burgum said Tuesday night, appearing with her husband, Gov. Doug Burgum, at the University of Jamestown. Helgaas Burgum said she is 15 years in recovery and North Dakota needs to work to eliminate the stigma and shame that surrounds the disease of addiction and those who are afflicted by the disease.
The Jamestown area did not receive as much snow as was expected from a winter storm that moved across North Dakota Friday. The National Weather Service in Bismarck had forecasted Thursday the storm could drop as much as 12 inches on snow on the area.