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A posse of horsemen left Spiritwood Tuesday morning riding for a cure for cancer. "Cowboy Up, Journey for a Cure" is riding across North Dakota and had spent Monday night at Spiritwood. The ride continued across Stutsman County with a planned stop Tuesday evening in Eldridge. "This is day five and it's been going good," said Scott Olerud, one of the riders. "There have been fundraisers and meals at stops along the way." The stop at Spiritwood included a fundraising dance and meal at the Sportsmen's Bar, according to owner Hilda Kuntz.
WASHINGTON - Wells Fargo's practices of putting customers into fake accounts, which last week led the U.S. government to fine it $190 million, took center stage in Congress on Tuesday...
An ordinance change requiring traffic impact studies for new developments is headed back to the Jamestown City Council for reconsideration. The change amends several sections of city ordinance dealing with...
This Arbor Day should hold special importance in Jamestown, according to Sheri Steckler, city forester. "We've been taking out a lot more trees than we've been planting," she said. "The past three years we've taken out about 400 trees due to Dutch elm alone."
A large-scale feasibility study of a fish food production process utilizing high-protein barley could start next week, according to Todd Hylden, president of Spiritwood Ingredients. If the study is successful, a plant using the process could be built at Spiritwood and would be the first of its kind in the United States, Hylden said. The study will also determine the cost of the plant, its number of employees and how the plant would cooperate with Dakota Spirit AgEnergy.
Construction on a planned road between the Menards area and Jamestown Regional Medical Center will be delayed until next year, according to Travis Dillman, project engineer with Interstate Engineering. The road would connect the existing road on the north side of Menards to an existing road on the south side of JRMC, a distance of about 1 mile. Earlier this summer, Jamestown Mayor Katie Andersen and said she hoped at least roadbed construction could occur this year with paving delayed until 2017.
Above average precipitation this summer will prolong releases from Pipestem Dam and increase releases from Jamestown Dam, according to Bob Martin, dam manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Releases from Jamestown Dam increased from 13 cubic feet per second to 50 cfs on Tuesday, Martin said. The releases will continue until the level of the lake behind the dam is reduced by 3 feet to 1,428 feet for the winter freeze-up. Martin said the level of the water at Jamestown Dam increased about 1 foot in the last week.
Jamestown reported the most rain of any National Weather Service reporting station in North Dakota Sunday with 2.48 inches. That was about 2 inches short of the unofficial reports from the Buchanan area. Mark Kruger, a farmer 5 miles southwest of Buchanan, said the rain came in several different storms through Sunday. "By the time it was done, we had 4.5 inches since Sunday morning," he said.
Summer ended on Wednesday as one of nearly average weather, according to Daryl Ritchison, extension meteorologist for North Dakota State University. M e t e o r o l -...
Marvin Nelson, Democratic candidate for governor of North Dakota, says he wants to see the millennial generation of residents have a better life. Nelson, a state representative from Rolla, N.D., faces Republican Doug Burgum and Fargo business owner Marty Riske, the Libertarian Party candidate, in the Nov. 8 general election. "That's what we need in North Dakota," Nelson said, during a meeting with editorial staff at The Sun Thursday. "To offer those people a better future." To accomplish this, Nelson wants to see wages increase.