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A property owner in northeast Jamestown is blaming faulty information from city officials after the Stutsman County Water Resource Board ordered her to remove a partially constructed retaining wall. "I was given bad information," said Tracy Middaugh, after the decision during a special meeting of the Water Resource Board Tuesday. "I thought what we were doing was right. I did not intend to harm the neighbors."
Molly Wilson, daughter of Jeremy and Sarah Wilson, was busy picking sweet corn Monday at the Wilson farm southwest of Jamestown. "You just have to pick it," she said, when asked what special skills she used as she dumped a bag of corn into a box to ship to Great Plains Food Bank. Molly and about 30 other children and 40 adults worked Monday to bring in the harvest from a 1-acre plot dedicated to Great Plains Food Bank. "There is no way we'd tackle all this corn without all these volunteers," Sarah Wilson said.
Four people were sentenced on felonies recently in Southeast District Court in Jamestown. Lindsay Rose Stroh, 31, 525 3rd St. SW, pleaded guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class C felony. Stroh was accused of possessing items used with controlled substance other than marijuana on June 21. She had also been convicted on a similar charge on Feb. 26, 2007.
A preliminary plat for a commercial development west of Jamestown Regional Medical Center was sent back to developers for further information by the Jamestown Planning Commission Monday. Plans for Corell Addition call for a convention center, hotel and restaurant along with an area for future development. The addition is located directly west of the hospital and south of Interstate 94.
A planned emergency exercise will bring fire trucks, ambulances and police cars to Jamestown Regional Airport Monday evening, according to Jerry Bergquist, Stutsman County emergency manager. The exercise will involve...
The past month was much wetter than normal in Jamestown, according to Chauncy Schultz, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Bismarck. July 2016 was the eighth wettest in recorded...
Sen. Terry Wanzek, R-Jamestown, said the special session of the North Dakota Legislature this week should remind people that the North Dakota economy relies heavily on energy and agriculture and...
A regional grain elevator operator has been hit with a proposed penalty of $104,300 by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA cites six willful and eight serious citations of safety codes against Larson Grain Co. Larson Grain is headquartered in LaMoure and operates grain elevators in five North Dakota towns—Adrian, Englevale, Fredonia, Linton and Wishek. Larson Grain has 15 days to pay the penalty, request additional information or contest the findings before the independent Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission.
Local law enforcement agencies could see costs of more than $400,000 over the next two years as the current generation of radio equipment becomes obsolete, according to Jerry Bergquist, Stutsman County emergency manager. Costs estimates are preliminary because the final specifications for the radios is not available, he said.
On-street parking on the 1000 block of 10th Street Southeast will be banned after a 3-1 split vote by the Jamestown City Council Monday. Budget Auto Services & Towing and Sanford Health HealthCare Accessories are located along that block. Jamestown Mayor Katie Andersen cast the lone dissenting vote with Councilman Ramone Gumke absent from the meeting.