Seven people were injured in a two-vehicle crash Sunday about 3 miles west of Hope, N.D., according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for June 15: * 2 traffic citations * 2 traffic warnings * 1 accident investigated * 1 criminal arrest * 1 juvenile referral * 6 warrants served * 4 crimes investigated
The Oriska rest area on Interstate 94 about 12 miles east of Valley City will be closed Friday for construction, according to the North Dakota Department of Transportation. The rest area will remain closed until the project is completed. For current information on all road construction projects in North Dakota, call 511 or go to http://bit.ly/2rWyF7p .
Construction continues on I-94 westbound from Valley City east to the Hill Interchange. The second phase of the project, which consists of milling, concrete, asphalt and shoulder work, will start next week. Westbound traffic will be shifted from the north roadway to the south roadway, where there will be two-lane, two-way traffic. Beginning Friday, June 16, the Cuba Interchange will be closed to westbound traffic and motorists will need to take an alternate route. During construction:
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for June 14: * 4 traffic citations * 2 traffic warnings * 1 accident investigated * 2 criminal arrests * 3 warrants served * 1 crime investigated * 30 public assistance calls
BISMARCK – In the last 12 months, elderly North Dakotans have reported losses of more than $366,000 to sweepstake scams. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said the victims all believed they had won a valuable prize in a sweepstake but had to pay assorted fees and taxes before the prize could be released to them.
The Potholes & Prairie Birding Festival, organized by Birding Drives Dakota, starts Wednesday, June 14, with registration and a seminar in Carrington. The annual festival, which runs through Sunday, June 18, celebrates the Prairie Pothole Region of central North Dakota. There are daily guided and specialty tours to areas around Carrington, including Arrowwood National Wildlife Refuge. For more information on tours and seminars, visit http://bit.ly/2rfDRjG .
Stutsman County Sheriff Chad Kaiser identified Stanely Schauer, 67, Streeter, as the person found burned to death in a car May 27 that had burned the night before. Kaiser said he received results from an autopsy done on the body found in the burned out car parked in the driveway of Schauer’s residence, which is about 6 miles northwest of Streeter on 50th Avenue Southeast. He said Schauer died of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for June 12: * 14 traffic citations * 6 traffic warnings * 1 parking ticket * 2 accidents investigated * 4 juvenile referrals * 3 warrants served * 9 crimes investigated
The Jamestown Parks Program will be hosting a dog show at Ave Maria Village at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 13. Awards will be given for various categories. Parking is available in the back parking lot near the area where the dog show will take place. People are encouraged to bring their dog to participate – all entries register at the event.