Strong winds, icy roads and blowing snow continued to create hazardous driving conditions in the Jamestown area Monday afternoon. A semitrailer traveling east on I-94 near Exit 257 in Jamestown jackknifed and went into the median later Monday afternoon. The North Dakota Highway Patrol was on scene to keep traffic moving while two trucks pulled the truck and trailer out of the median.
The North Dakota State Hospital is continuing a long-standing holiday tradition on Monday, Dec. 4, as it hosts the Celebration of Lights event, which brings people from the community together to share holiday joy while raising awareness of people with mental illness who are in recovery.
A Cessna Cardinal airplane flying from Fargo to Bismarck landed without incident on Interstate 94 about 12 miles west of Valley City early Saturday evening due to engine trouble, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The incident happened around 5:33 p.m.
A bus-minivan crash involving the Minnesota State University Moorhead men’s basketball team 30 miles west of Jamestown Friday afternoon sent four people to Jamestown Regional Medical Center with minor injuries, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The crash occurred around 2:31 p.m.
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for Dec. 1: * 7 traffic citations * 7 traffic warnings * 5 parking tickets * 1 accident investigated * 2 criminal arrests * 1 juvenile referral * 2 warrants served
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for Nov. 30: * 7 traffic citations * 5 traffic warnings * 3 criminal arrests * 2 juvenile referrals * 2 warrants served * 10 crimes investigated * 40 public assistance calls
The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Medical Services Division is seeking public comment on its draft 2018 quality strategy plan for the state’s Children’s Health Insurance Program, also known as Healthy Steps. The plan will guide the department and Healthy Steps’ vendors, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota and Delta Dental of Minnesota, in providing health care coverage for children enrolled in program. Federal regulations require the department to seek public comment annually on the plan.
Two barns were destroyed by a fire at 4947 43rd St. SE last night, according to Brian Rau, Medina fire chief. Units from the Medina Fire Department were dispatched to aid the Streeter Fire Department in fighting the blaze, Rau said. The fire was located a little more than 12 miles southwest of Medina.
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for Nov. 29: * 8 traffic citations * 5 traffic warnings * 4 parking tickets * 2 crimes investigated * 40 public assistance calls * 3 animal calls
The North Dakota Safety Council is accepting applications for two safety awards. The Duane Kuehn Outstanding Safety Professional Award is given to a person who was instrumental in the development and implementation of safety programs, according to information provided by the safety council. The award honors forward thinking people who place safety and innovation at the forefront of their activities.