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Voters wishing to avoid the crowds on Election Day Nov. 4 can vote early at the Stutsman County Courthouse beginning Monday. Voters will decide on the one senator and two representatives from District 29, which includes areas of Stutsman, Foster and LaMoure counties. Also on the ballot are seven statewide offices, eight statewide ballot initiatives, four candidates for three Stutsman County Commission seats, one city ordinance and one county ballot initiative. Stutsman County Auditor/Chief Operating Officer Casey Bradley said the courthouse will be open to voters from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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More than 100 people, including firefighters and their family, attended the Jamestown Fire Department's memorial statue dedication late Wednesday afternoon. That statue was purchased with funds donated to the department following the death of Deputy Chief Gerald "Jerry" Kainz over the summer. Kainz was a 46-year veteran of the JFD, and Chief Jim Reuther said donations came from all over the country. The statue is meant to honor all firefighters, past, present and future. "There's so many people that I really need to thank, and I have no clue however how to thank them all," Reuther said.
Jamestown Regional Medical Center is preparing for the possibility of a patient with the Ebola virus showing up at its doors. JRMC is following the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations for dealing with a potential spread of the disease to the Jamestown area. "The JRMC Emergency Department is screening all patients with symptoms of Ebola for recent travel to Ebola-affected areas," said Jenna Bredahl, JRMC quality and risk manager, in an email.
A vehicle pursuit Tuesday afternoon ended with two arrests and several unanswered questions. Lt. James Hunt with the Jamestown Police Department said police tried to stop two women in a stolen car from Florida at Gate City Bank on suspicion of forging checks. The pursuit started at the bank and ended on Interstate 94 near Medina when the car ran out of gas. On Tuesday night Hunt said the identities of the women had yet to be determined. "They're refusing to give any information," Hunt said. "There was supposedly all kinds of cash that they (officers) could see in the vehicle.
Local residents voiced their concerns about a possible property tax hike in the Jamestown School District on Monday. The Jamestown Public School Board held a public hearing on the increase in the tax levy the school hopes will help pay off its deficit. The latest projections now have the district $825,000 in the red at the end of this school year and the district is looking to increase the mill levy from 101.82 mills to 116.18 mills for the 2014-15 school year.
Three Jamestown public schools received failing grades in a recent structural assessment of the Jamestown Public School District's nine facilities. The Jamestown Public School Board heard a report from Christopher Gibbs of the DLR Group, a Minneapolis-based architecture firm that conducted the assessment at Monday's regular meeting.