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Republican incumbent Al Jaeger holds a commanding lead in the North Dakota secretary of state race with about one-third of the precincts reporting. Jaeger has garnered 48,040 votes to Democratic challenger April Fairfield's 22,746. Libertarian candidate Roland Riemers has picked up 4,240 votes. Jaeger has held the office for 22 years. He ran on a platform of experience. Fairfield challenged by saying the office was run inefficiently and that computer automation efforts were over budget and behind schedule.
Returns from Stutsman County have put the three Republican incumbents from District 29 in the lead. With all votes tallied, the unofficial results show Sen. Terry Wanzek, Rep. Craig Headland and Rep.
The no vote for a quarter-percent sales tax to fund an expansion and renovation of Alfred Dickey Library is leading after early returns have been tabulated. The no vote leads by a margin of 2,698 to 1,704. The vote tally includes the tally from the vote center at the Jamestown Civic Center and all rural precincts. It does not include the early voting ballots cast at the Stutsman County Courthouse or absentee ballots. A no vote is prevailing in the Jamestown fireworks measure as well.
Republican incumbent Al Jaeger holds a commanding lead during early results in the North Dakota secretary of state race. Jaeger leads Democrat April Fairfield by a 65-percent to 31-percent margin with 35 of North Dakota's 427 precincts reporting. Libertarian candidate Roland Riemers has garnered 4 percent of the vote. Bottineau, McHenry, Sheridan, Cavalier, Steele and Ramsey counties are completely tabulated. In Burleigh County, six of the 36 precincts have been counted.
The Jamestown City Council approved Monday a 15-year extension of the 1 percent sales tax used for economic development and infrastructure. The extension passed on a 4-1 vote with Councilman...
SPIRITWOOD, N.D. — Great River Energy’s Spiritwood Station reached a milestone Saturday when it began commercial production of electricity, according to John Weeda, director of North Dakota generation for GRE...
Keith Norman / The Sun Mild weather allowed a people to enjoy some November outdoor tennis in Jamestown. The afternoon high of 56 degrees exceeded the normal high for this...
October is commonly one of the driest months of the year, according to Darryl Ritchison, assistant state climatologist. This year, October was drier than normal and it provided farmers with excellent conditions for harvest. "Depending where you are in the state this would be a top 20 for the driest Octobers, and many areas will be in the top 10 for dryness," Ritchison said. Normal October precipitation for the Jamestown area is 1.55 inches.
Wastewater from the city of Jamestown, Great River Energy, Dakota Spirit AgEnergy and Cargill Malt could be processed through a planned Spiritwood Wastewater Reuse Facility owned by Stutsman Rural Water...
The last of an estimated 180,000 spikes was driven in the Spiritwood Energy Park Association rail loop Thursday. The golden spike ceremony marked substantial completion of the $10 million project that will provide rail access to the Dakota Spirit AgEnergy ethanol plant and future businesses that might locate in the SEPA property. DSA is a 65 million gallon per year ethanol plant currently under construction.