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Summer storms have changed little over the centuries. Weather systems sweep across the prairies, bringing winds, rain, lightning and sometimes tornadoes and hail. Modern technology provides watches and warnings that are now delivered through smartphone apps as well as sirens and radio. People are much better informed about the weather, but there is still little we can do about it.
Devon Klein of Jamestown watches over some youngsters at play Tuesday at the beach at Jamestown Reservoir. Keith Norman/The Sun
Construction crews work on the foundation of the Harold Newman Arena Tuesday on University of Jamestown campus. Keith Norman/The Sun
The Jamestown Finance and Legal Committee unanimously recommended spending $146,000 in city economic development funds to improve the road from U.S. Interstate 94 to the Spiritwood Energy Park Association property...
The James River Valley Library System Board of Directors approved about $16,000 in updates to electrical and security systems during its meeting Monday. Joe Rector, library director for the library system, said $8,000 would be used to replace lights at the Stutsman County Library that had become a danger. The fluorescent light fixtures are recessed into the ceiling, but the covers are becoming brittle and not remaining in place. The fixtures will be replaced with LED light fixtures, which will use less electricity than the current systems.
Roger Bucknell of Thornton, Iowa, said the Fort Seward Wagon Train fit his family's need for a fun family vacation this summer. Roger, his wife, Lynda, and daughter Tiffany, along with daughter Emily Jackson and her husband, Drew, and daughter Elizabeth Morse and her husband, Chris, are part of the Fort Seward Wagon Train leaving Jamestown this morning. This year's wagon train will have about 90 participants. Wagon train participants will leave Jamestown this morning and travel south through the James River Valley before returning to Jamestown on Saturday morning.
Mike Romans and his wife, Erin, will spend Father's Day weekend in Fargo attending their adopted daughter's softball tournament with their adopted son and two foster children. One of the foster children is part of a respite program where the Romans are helping out another foster family for the weekend. "If that doesn't say Father's Day I don't know what does," Mike Romans said. "I like to think Father's Day is more about the kids than the father."
Pam Phillips will return to the Jamestown City Council for the third time, based on unofficial results from Tuesday’s state primary available from the Stutsman County Auditor’s Office website. City...
A former CEO of Jamestown Regional Medical Center has been fired from a similar position in Iowa, according to reports in the Storm Lake Pilot Tribune newspaper of Storm Lake,...
Grassroots activists mobilized by North Dakota Farmers Union and Dakota Resource Council are actively promoting a no vote on Measure 1 on the June 14 primary to prohibit an expansion...