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Keith A. Norman / The Sun Police, fire and ambulance personnel respond to a crash at the intersection of U.S. Highway 281 and 17th Street Southwest at about 10 a.m. Monday. The occupant of one of the vehicles was extricated from the vehicle by Jamestown Fire Department personnel. More information wasn't immediately available.
The Jamestown/Stutsman Development Corp. approved economic incentives for the planned Minnesota Soybean Processors crushing plant Monday. The $282,000 in funding would be repaid from the North Dakota income tax withholding on the new employees of the plant when it begins operations in 2018 and 2019, according to Connie Ova, CEO of the JSDC.
The Jamestown Planning Commission gave preliminary approval Monday to a zoning change for Beulah Park to allow for the construction of single-family dwellings and twin homes. Beulah Park is a former Bible camp bordered on three sides by the James River at 901 4th Ave. NW. The request will be on the agenda for final approval at the May 8 Planning Commission meeting. If given final approval, the zoning of the property would change from park/open space/recreation to R1a zoning, allowing single-family and twin homes.
Bon Investments, the owner of the Buffalo Mall, is seeking $2.35 million in public funds to remodel to accommodate a new tenant, according to information furnished to The Sun by the city of Jamestown under a Freedom of Information Act request.
A couple of potential bidders check out the inventory Wednesday for the annual spring equipment consignment sale at Orr Auction Center south of Jamestown. The auction begins at 10 a.m. on Friday. John M. Steiner / The Sun
A routine traffic stop in Jamestown resulted in the seizure of more than 16 pounds of marijuana valued in excess of $100,000 and multiple drug-related charges against a California man, according to the Stutsman County Sheriff’s Office. Samuel Hanna, 48, Fortuna, Calif., appeared before Judge James Hovey Wednesday in Southeast District Court in Jamestown. Bond was set at $10,000 cash or surety. Hanna is in custody in the Stutsman County Correctional Center.
The wind energy bill passed by the North Dakota House of Representatives is an effective compromise, according to Rep. Mike Brandenburg, R-Edgeley. "It's kind of a meeting in the middle," he said, referring to. "If everybody agrees, and the township and county agree, it (a wind farm) can be built right."
A bill co-sponsored by Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., that could make more money available for a shooting range near Jamestown probably won't help make a range a reality, according to Curt Kaseman, one of the organizers of the Jamestown Marksmanship Education Range. "Funding has never been the issue," he said. "Getting the community of Jamestown on board has been the issue."
Ozzie Schultz, 88, gets started with spring cleaning Sunday in Jamestown by picking up trash along 17th Street Southwest. Temperatures in the upper 40s started to get people thinking about spring yardwork. Keith A. Norman / The Sun