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The Jamestown Public Works Committee authorized the city attorney to begin default proceedings against the Recycling Center of North Dakota on Feb. 1. The committee voted 3-0 Tuesday, with Mayor Katie Andersen and Council members Ramone Gumke and Pam Phillips voting in favor to begin the proceedings; Councilmen Dan Buchanan and Steve Brubakken were absent.
The North Dakota Coalition for Homeless People has terminated its paid staff and closed its state office in Bismarck, according to Diana Hall, chair of its board of directors. “We’ve had a number of budget cuts and unfortunately, we didn’t have the money to pay staff,” she said. “The members of the board have taken on the duties of lobbying and advocacy and we’re hiring a manager to handle financial responsibilities.”
BISMARCK, N.D.—The North Dakota Coalition for Homeless People has terminated its paid staff and closed its state office in Bismarck, N.D., according to Diana Hall, chair of its board of directors. "We've had a number of budget cuts, and unfortunately, we didn't have the money to pay staff," she said. "The members of the board have taken on the duties of lobbying and advocacy, and we're hiring a manager to handle financial responsibilities."
Miss America Cara Mund said Saturday she had seen the difference that Make-A-Wish makes in the life of people struggling with health problems. Mund, 23, promoted her favorite cause Saturday at the Denim & Diamonds Gala in Jamestown. Mund is not only the first Miss North Dakota to win the national crown, but the first to promote Make-A-Wish as her platform. “It still seems like a dream,” she said. “but I am grateful to be back in the state.”
Since May of last year, at least part of Stutsman County has be
Systems used at the county and state levels to issue emergency alerts require more steps and more human participation than a system used in Hawaii, according to North Dakota and Stutsman County emergency management officials. The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency accidentally issued a false alert to the public Saturday warning that ballistic missiles were headed toward the state. The emergency alert was retracted 38 minutes later.
Systems used at the county and state levels to issue emergency
For many years, organizers aren’t sure how many, the Winter Ag & Construction Expo at the Jamestown Civic Center has been a two-day event during the middle of the week, according to Lynn Lambrecht, sales manager for i3G Media, formerly Ingstad Family Media. The expo opens at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 19, and at 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at the Jamestown Civic Center. “It is now a Friday and Saturday event,” Lambrecht said. “We had to shake things up a bit and we are offering quite a few new things.”
The Jamestown City Council voted 3-1 Tuesday to request the North Dakota Department of Transportation not close exit 257 as part of a maintenance project this summer. Mayor Katie Andersen cast the lone dissenting vote and Councilman Dan Buchanan was absent from the special meeting Tuesday. Council members Pam Phillips, Ramone Gumke and Steve Brubakken voted in favor.
A delay in delivery of receptacles for the residential recycling program is pushing the start date for the program back a month in Jamestown, according to Ralph Friebel, owner of Recycling Center of North Dakota. The receptacles were anticipated to arrive the week of Jan. 15, he said. Now, the containers will likely arrive the week of Feb. 5. Assembly of the receptacles is planned to start at that time with delivery to homeowners expected the week of Feb. 12. “What it means is we’ll start pickup about March 1,” he said.