A severe thunderstorm that moved through southern Foster County Friday afternoon caused damage in Glenfield and Grace City, according to the Foster County Sheriff's Office. Deputy Jason Lee said Saturday that trees and powerlines were down throughout Glenfield, N.D. Residents in Glenfield said the electricity was out for about four to five hours after the storm went through, but was restored by midnight. In Grace City a section of a storage building's roof was torn off by high winds.
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for July 21: * 21 traffic citations * 17 traffic warnings * 1 parking ticket * 4 accidents investigated * 1 criminal arrest * 1 warrant served * 2 crimes investigated
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will be sending more personnel to its Farm Service Agency offices in western North Dakota to ensure timely service to people seeking information during the ongoing drought. U.S. Sens. John Hoeven, Republican, and Heidi Heitkamp, Democrat, and U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer, Republican, all representing North Dakota, announced the additional staffing to help ranchers and farmers needing information as drought conditions continue in the western part of North Dakota.
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for July 19: * 7 traffic citations * 3 traffic warnings * 2 accidents investigated * 1 criminal arrest * 1 juvenile referral * 1 warrant served * 4 crimes investigated
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for July 17: * 18 traffic citations * 19 traffic warnings * 1 parking ticket * 1 accident investigated * 5 criminal arrests * 2 juvenile referrals * 3 warrants served
The Jamestown Parks Program will host an outdoor sports game day from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 18, at Leapaldt, McElroy, Meidinger and Nickeus parks. In addition to the regular morning session, a variety of athletic games will be provided at the parks in the afternoon, weather permitting. The event is free to attend. Parents are responsible for transportation.
Large white hydrangeas appear to look up at an American flag, resting motionless, Thursday in southeast Jamestown. John M. Steiner / The Sun
The Jamestown Sun hands out these bravos this week: Bravo to Daily Bread-Jamestown for adding a new site, Community Options Inc., for people to pick up needed food. Community Options is located at 420 20th St. SW, which is two blocks east of Valley Plains Equipment, in Jamestown.
The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ South Central Human Service Center in Jamestown is hosting an advisory group meeting at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 19, to review developments at the center and to discuss services and needs. Members of South Central Human Service Center’s advisory group will meet in room 126 at the center, 520 3rd St.
Trinity River Band will perform at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 17, at the Putnam House in Carrington. The event is sponsored in part through a grant from the North Dakota Council on the Arts, which receives funding from the state Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts. The cost to attend is $10. Attendees should bring their own lawn chairs. For more information, contact Alison at (701) 652-5505 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .