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The turn that appears to lead nowhere on the new road between the Menards area and Jamestown Regional Medical Center is actually part of plans for future development in the area, according to Steve Aldinger, project engineer for Interstate Engineering. “We curved it and stopped it because they want to continue to the south in the future,” he said.
The Stutsman County Local Emergency Planning Committee will be under new leadership as it goes into the new year. Larry Phillips, chairman since 2013 and vice chairman for five years before that, declined to run for re-election due to health concerns. "It has been an honor to lead this group ..." he said, during the committee's meeting Friday. "I don't want to resign but I need to."
Jamestown and Carrington have received top 20 rankings as North Dakota's safest cities, according to Safehome.org. Carrington was ranked fourth in the state with Jamestown ranking 17th among cities with a population greater than 1,500. Safehome used data from the FBI and the U.S. Census Bureau to establish a safety score on a scale of zero to 100. Specific criteria included the number of violent and property crimes, citizen-to-officer ratio and whether violent and property crimes were increasing or decreasing.
The dry conditions of 2017 in Jamestown are making the record b
Time is running short on the open enrollment period for the health insurance marketplace, according to Ashley Kelsch, public information officer for the North Dakota Insurance Department. Participants have through Friday, Dec. 15, to update or change policies with changes becoming effective at the first of the year. People who do not take action by Dec. 15 could be automatically renewed to the same or a similar plan as they have now. Those who do not have health insurance in 2018 could be subject to penalties under the Affordable Care Act.
High school activities don’t often mix together students and ad
After seven years, the first website operated by the city of Jamestown crashed last week leaving the city temporarily without a presence on the internet, according to Jeff Fuchs, city administrator. The website provided users with schedules and agendas for upcoming city meetings, contact information for city officials and listed city ordinances and plat descriptions. City staff emailed the agenda of Monday's City Council meeting to those who requested it.
Local rural telecommunications cooperatives that provide internet service to their customers are waiting for more information on a planned repeal of "net neutrality" laws that have been in place since 2015, according to David Crothers, executive director of the North Dakota Association of Telecommunications Cooperatives. "Everybody paints it as black or white," he said. "For the smaller companies, it comes down to where you exchange data. It's more the subtleties of the rules."
Preparations for the planned North Dakota Soybean Processors cr
First-graders at Gussner Elementary School write thank-you letters to those who contribu