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Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for Oct. 4 are: * 1 traffic citation * 2 traffic warnings * 2 accidents investigated * 3 criminal arrests * 4 crimes investigated * 25 public assistance calls * 1 animal call Statistics for the Stutsman County Sheriff's Office for Oct. 4 are: * 1 accident * 1 assist other agency * 3 security checks * 1 motorist assist * 1 traffic stops * 1 warrant * 7 civil process services * 4 miscellaneous calls * 19 calls for service
A Jamestown businessman is challenging an ordinance change that banned parking in front of his home and car dealership. Brian Hanson, owner of Budget Auto Sales & Service, told the Jamestown City Council Monday that the ban on parking on 10th Avenue makes it difficult for customers to get to his business and is unfair. "Just driving around, I found three intersections with the same problem," he said. "I know there's more problems than just my place."
Two people were sentenced recently on felony charges in Southeast District Court in Jamestown. Lonnie Duane Stoltman, 45, Dazey, N.D., pleaded guilty to drove or in actual physical control of a vehicle, a Class C felony. Stoltman was accused of driving with a blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent on May 5. He had previous convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol in 2005, 2010 and 2012.
The Roughrider Association Finals Rodeo might be saddling up for a final ride at the Jamestown Civic Center for its event Oct. 28-30, according to Jeff Fuchs, city administrator. The Jamestown City Council had previously approved giving notice to discontinue its contract with the Roughrider Association in September after being notified the event lost $17,000 in 2015. The contract would have been discontinued after this month's planned rodeo. "I would definitely say it's on probationary status," he said, after a special City Council meeting Friday.
Preliminary findings of the Jamestown stormwater master plan identified about $16 million in new projects and repairs to the existing stormwater system. Jeff Hruby, project engineer for AE2S, told the subcommittee of the Stutsman County Water Resource Board overseeing the study Thursday that the projects in southwest Jamestown alone could reach $8.3 million. "Keep in mind there are 3,000 acres in the planning area," he said. "When you consider that, the price is not so huge."
A New Rockford man will face sentencing on murder and attempted murder charges in December after a plea agreement dismissed five other charges Wednesday. David Troske, 52, pleaded guilty to the murder of Donald "Donnie" Perleberg, Pingree, and the attempted murder of Mary Seiler, New Rockford, on Sept. 6, 2015, at the New Rockford Eagles Club. The change of plea hearing was held before Judge Thomas Merrick in Southeast District Court in Jamestown under an agreement by both parties in the case and the families of the victims.
A New Rockford man pleaded guilty to murder and attempted murder this afternoon under a plea deal before Judge Thomas Merrick in Southeast District Court in Jamestown. David Troske, 52,...
VALLEY CITY, N.D.—The permitting process for the largest wind farm ever proposed in North Dakota moved ahead Tuesday with a hearing before the Public Service Commission here. If approved, Glacier Ridge Wind Farm would limit construction this year with no work planned on the project in 2017. Work would resume in 2018 with project completion planned for 2019. The project has an estimated cost of $375 million.
Recycling trucks could be roaming the alleys and streets of Jamestown next summer after the city's Public Works Committee approved recommending negotiating a contract with Renaissance Recycling for the service. City Administrator Jeff Fuchs presented a plan combining automated garbage pickup with recycling to the committee during a special meeting Tuesday.
The North Dakota State Hospital faces challenges in maintaining its facility and in finding and retaining staff, officials said Monday. "We're trying to put out infernos, then we get to the fires," said Todd Wilen, plant manager of the State Hospital, during the hospital's Governing Board meeting Monday. Wilen said the State Hospital had requested $3.8 million for capital improvement projects for the 2015-2017 budget. The request included $1.5 million in repairs and upgrades to the coal-fired heating plant.