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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."
If you go What: Jamestown High School Theater performance of "The Hollow" by Agatha Christie When: 7 p.m. Nov. 16 and 17 Where: Jamestown High School auditorium, 1509 10th St. NE Tickets: Available at the door: $6 for adults, $4 for students and JHS activity passes will be accepted. Rrr Imagine spending a weekend with your extended family and friends and in the middle of the fun and arguments a murder happens.
People who go to see the new exhibit at the Arts Center this week may notice a theme in some of the work from printmaker David F. Driesbach: money. Sally Jeppson, gallery manager at the Arts Center, said Driesbach uses imagery from currency, like the U.S. $1 bill, in six of the pieces that will be on display starting Thursday at the Arts Center. The exhibit is open until Dec. 9. “What does every printmaker want to do? Play around with printing money,” she said.
The Stutsman County Commission will wait until the start of 2018 to begin its search for a new county auditor/ chief operating officer. At its meeting Tuesday the commission discussed the process it wants to follow in finding a replacement for Casey Bradley. Bradley, the former county auditor/chief operating officer, resigned on Aug.
A Jamestown man was arrested early Sunday morning after leading law enforcement officers on pursuit south of Jamestown, according to the Jamestown Police Department. Police Lt. Justin Blinsky said at 11:59 p.m. Saturday, a police officer initiated a traffic stop on a 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier near the intersection of 18th Street Southwest and U.S. 281 South. Blinksy said officers had been given a description of the vehicle earlier in the evening as the reported driver, Dustin Vaughn, 32, was suspected of driving on a suspended license.
Jamestown Area Ambulance and the Stutsman County Sheriff’s Office either now carry or will be carrying the injectable and nasal spray versions of naloxone, a drug that counters the effects of an opiate overdose. On Sept. 26 Gov. Doug Burgum signed an executive order to have state cabinet agencies work with law enforcement and local and tribal governments to make naloxone available to first responders, community leaders and individual opioid users and their family members.
The Jamestown Kiwanis Club and volunteers bagged 163,216 meals
The Jamestown Kiwanis Club held its seventh annual Kids Against Hunger event Saturday morning, bagging 163,216 meals. Janna Bergstedt, an event co-chair, said the Kiwanis exceed their goal of having 100,000 meal bags packaged at the event held at Stutsman Harley-Davidson. “Having almost 400 people show up to volunteer, that was something,” she said.
Methamphetamine continues to be a problem in Jamestown and Stutsman County, according to local law enforcement agencies. Scott Edinger, Jamestown chief of police, said Friday that police officers in Jamestown are dealing with methamphetamine either directly or indirectly on a nightly basis.